Introduction: Homemade Carmex Container Houseplant

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Are you the type of person that has alot of time or just likes plain random stuff? This instructable is for you!

Step 1: Materials

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Stuff you need
-The infamous Carmex container
-Miracle Gro (dirt works too)
-Fish tank pebbles
-A blade of grass

Step 2: Clean

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Take the carmex bottle AND lid and clean in sink with VERY hot water, You dont want the chemicals to kill the plant.

Step 3: Soil

Get some dirt or miracle gro and place a little bit in the carmex container

Step 4: The Plant

Go outside and carefully take a blade of grass (With the Root) out of the ground and stick the root inside of the dirt of the container.

Step 5: Rocks

Take some small fish tank pebbles and put them on top of the dirt to weigh down the plant and keep the dirt inside.

Step 6: Water

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Now you are done with your beginners blade of grass, give it a name and water it every time you water your lawn. The amount of water you need is in the lid, just fill it up halfway and water your plant.


sugarsnout (author)2011-11-24

very cool Have you tries other small plants or moss?

Derek Vigil (author)sugarsnout2011-11-25

Thanks, I haven't yet but I might try experimenting with plants that wont struggle with a small space like a small cactus or something.

sugarsnout (author)Derek Vigil2011-11-27

cool You could also use smaller or coloured craft sand for a different look

Kaptain Kool (author)2011-06-15

Awesome idea, I love the simplicity of it!

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