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Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!!
I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave…
posted by limer_10 on Aug 20, 2014
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Pooping In Paradise (or in nature) - how to do it easily
Pooping in nature seems to be one of those great taboos in the world of great outdoors. Actually, I think it's even the only one left. Everybody is…
posted by bricobart on Jun 4, 2014
views: 187,429comments: 244
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters
I live in California where wine bottles are plentiful. As a maker, it's great to have a never ending source of material for my projects and thankfu…
posted by acoens on May 19, 2014
views: 8,123comments: 5
Personal Mushroom Farm
Preamble:This project was mainly done for participating in the US-China Green electronic Challenge. If you like our project, think it is interestin…
posted by colt88 on May 15, 2014
views: 114,163comments: 31
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage.
Have you ever had pigeons in your garden eating your home grown vegetables? And have you ever tried to scare them away? Then you have probably noti…
posted by Wout Mareen on Apr 3, 2014
views: 5,176comments: 3
LARGE, EASY TO BUILD WORM COMPOSTER
WHAT Today's worm composters are small and made to be placed inside your home. For a school project on 'Urban Gardening' we were given the task …
posted by Korneel De Viaene on Apr 3, 2014
views: 9,241comments: 2
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Recycling coffee grounds, a Cradle to cradle system
Did you know that coffee grounds could be used in your compost? Coffee grounds are an excellent garden helper, they can be directly applied on the…
posted by Clotilde_Destrebecq on Apr 3, 2014
views: 6,037comments: 6
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR
We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public …
posted by ElizabethGoetvinck on Apr 3, 2014
views: 37,346comments: 40
A Worm Bin for Apartments
Why Worms? We live in a relatively urban area in an apartment with zero land that we can compost traditionally on. As voracious plant-eaters we hav…
posted by Permaculture on Apr 4, 2014
views: 12,615comments: 8
Mobile Kitchen, a bike trailer kitchen on gas
Hello We are group 08 of the Intensive Program 2014 Urban Gardening This is a collaboration between Howest, Ugent, IDC, Velt, Transitiestad Kortrij…
posted by IP2014groep08 on Apr 4, 2014
views: 5,144comments: 5
Modular triangle event planter
As a school project, we had to design a module that combined urban gardening and events on the rooftop of Budafabriek, Kortrijk Belgium,  which acc…
posted by lynnvdc93 on Apr 3, 2014
views: 5,906comments: 3
One Way Sharing System
We live in a world where everybody has his own life, his own habits, and his own activities, but in the meantime we still want to be connected wi…
posted by JonasCallewaert on Apr 3, 2014
views: 59,284comments: 16
Space Efficient Gardening Rack
Have you got a small balcony and you can't garden there? Have you got backache and you can't bend? With our system all your gardening problem…
posted by Alpigas on Apr 3, 2014
views: 8,957comments: 5
DIY Growing potato tower with turning bins
Nowadays a lot of people lives in the city and they have most of the time a small gardening place. With this growing potato tower made of bins, we …
posted by jonathanengels on Apr 3, 2014
views: 40,191comments: 27
Liftable hanging planters
The goal is to make a planter which is applicable for all wheelchair users and to provide a better ergonomic height for personal suitability, eve…
posted by J_Boi on Apr 3, 2014
views: 3,454comments: 12
Biodegradable flower pots out of coffee grounds!
Did you know coffee grounds still have a lot of good uses after they've been used? In this instructable we'll make a flower pot that is completely…
posted by TVG3000 on Apr 3, 2014
views: 48,512comments: 19
Casa Verde: A modular greenhouse
Casa Verde is the result of a school assignment. We worked on this project with 4 students Industrial Design from the University Ghent/ Howest Ko…
posted by ashaderumeaux on Apr 3, 2014
views: 9,253comments: 12
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style
Imagine you're driving through the urban jungle. You're living your life, trying to do what's right and while you're eating miles and avoiding cros…
posted by bricobart on Mar 30, 2014
views: 13,862comments: 22
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Getting Started with Gardening Using Raised Beds
by Kristian Hansen, Garden Expert at the Urban Garden Workshop Starting your very first garden can be a daunting task. This is a guide to help mak…
posted by UrbanGardenWorkshop on Mar 3, 2014
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LoTek
Low-technology items that are very useful but don't necessarily depend on electronics and electricity to function. Also these items are intended or…
posted by alcurb on Feb 27, 2014
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Build a raised bed out of pallets
Heres how to build a raised bed out of pallets to grow salads or vegetables. It will cost you about £20 at the most in materials if you are savy an…
posted by maxsalad on Feb 20, 2014
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16 Great Gifts made from Garbage
If you've delayed your gift shopping a little too long this holiday season, check out these 16 great gifts that are made out of things you were jus…
posted by Penolopy Bulnick on Dec 18, 2013
4.25 (2 ratings) views: 73,704comments: 7
Vertical Pallet Garden
Please vote for my Vertical Garden in the gardening contest and the Green contest!  Thank you! I moved from a house with a huge back yard to a pla…
posted by L.A.Woman on May 16, 2013
views: 50,061comments: 48
Raised Bed Planter Boxes
After we bought our house, we started looking into ways of removing the copious amounts of gravel covering portions of the yard. When we started fi…
posted by freewheel on Apr 8, 2013
views: 16,083comments: 3
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Outdoor Survival
Instructables has one of the best collections of survival how-to's on the web. There are enough outdoor survival Instructables to take someone from…
posted by zazenergy on Aug 24, 2010
4.04 (2 ratings) views: 261,329comments: 5
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 -
Living in the city has its ups and it has its downs...one perk is that there is a plethora of abandoned materials hanging about just waiting to be …
posted by JFabor on Mar 4, 2013
views: 13,920comments: 28
Make a Fruit Fence Planter
Sew a FRUIT FENCE Bag for your fruiting plant. Fruit Fence planters clip on to city fences. These bags have been designed to support larger fruiti…
posted by csikes100 on Jan 12, 2013
views: 5,679comments: 2
Sustainable Urban Food Production System
"Reclaim the curb, Grow some erb!" During my final year of Industrial Design at RMIT I focused on creating sustainable systems for growing food wh…
posted by zac beal on Oct 31, 2012
4.17 (2 ratings) views: 12,364comments: 12
Garden Box Construction (4'x6')
Have you ever wanted to build or buy a garden box?  The cost of pre-built boxes and lumber itself is extremely expensive.  Fortunately you can buil…
posted by MesaUrbanGarden on Jul 16, 2012
4.09 (1 ratings) views: 7,757comments: 5
Seeds for My City - Easy to Make Seed Bombs
The technique for creating seed balls was developed by Japanese natural farming pioneer Masanobu Fukuoka. Seed balls or seed bombs are very easy to…
posted by HellaDelicious on Jul 17, 2012
4.30 (3 ratings) views: 9,965comments: 9
Make a vegetable mural, frustrate rabbits
Originaly created to create an educational, yet subversive, living sculpure outside of a grade school cafeteria, this self buttressing  vertical sa…
posted by bmake on May 22, 2012
4.44 (4 ratings) views: 4,570comments: 6
Garbage to Urban Garden
Urban spaces are cramped, especially in China, but I've have managed to impress our Chinese neighbors with my meager pot-based garden. I'm no exper…
posted by unexpired on May 1, 2010
4.04 (4 ratings) views: 11,244comments: 3
Hanging Vegetable Planters
You want to grow vegetables in containers. Great! Hanging planters are an economical and low-risk gardening venture. I love converting large groups…
posted by garnishrecipes on Mar 29, 2012
4.59 (5 ratings) views: 11,606comments: 1
A garden in a sack
We made a garden in a burlap coffee sack to demonstrate a simple way to garden when you don't have much space (the link is to engineeringforchange.…
posted by Engineering for Change on Apr 17, 2012
4.55 (7 ratings) views: 42,672comments: 20
How to Make a Single-Bucket Self-Water Regulated Vegatable Planter
by Jake Robinson I originally made my own two-bucket self watering, self feeding vegetable planter. They work quiet well, however, after some thou…
posted by jakerobinson on Jul 17, 2009
4.60 (10 ratings) views: 51,608comments: 26
Planting Subway Grates: Step by Step Instruction
The premise of this project is to start a conversation about the potential for plants to filter the air flow from underground networks that exist i…
posted by GreatestGrates on Nov 30, 2011
4.51 (8 ratings) views: 14,715comments: 33
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Teaching Tools: Biology Edition
Oooh, watch the plant grow! Students know DNA is the genetic material of living organisms and is located in the chromosomes of each cell. Student…
posted by Penolopy Bulnick on Nov 17, 2011
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Plant Pillows
These are instructions for knitting and planting something that we call a Plant Pillow. When planted, you can hang it in your garden or elsewhere f…
posted by hchamp on Sep 25, 2011
4.33 (3 ratings) views: 2,789comments: 4
Disappearing Water Fountain
This project is for building your own outdoor disappearing fountain (err "water feature" as I guess they call it in the biz). We're not talking abo…
posted by DenVogel on Aug 9, 2011
4.58 (7 ratings) views: 74,618comments: 20
Blooming Recycled Paper Gift Bags
These easy to make and unique gift bags are great for wedding favors or to hold bird seed or rice to hurl at the happy couple (Don't worry about li…
posted by Kaisei13 on Aug 6, 2011
4.09 (1 ratings) views: 2,064
Make a Hanging Garden
Make a hanging garden of stacked pots! Although it may be blisteringly hot outside, you can now garden underneath the shade of your porch! You can …
posted by _bradylee on Aug 2, 2011
4.58 (6 ratings) views: 23,112comments: 3
Urban Cricket 2
The Urban Cricket 2 is a solar powered sound generator built on low-end, analog electronics and produces sounds like a cricket. I developed Urban C…
posted by soundfiti on Jul 24, 2011
3.66 (6 ratings) views: 10,886comments: 49
solar LED underwater graffiti creatures
Introduction I love LED graffiti, but I don't like the idea that the batteries die after a short time, after which point it becomes just more junk.…
posted by deadinsect on Jun 19, 2011
4.53 (12 ratings) views: 20,794comments: 7
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Training Wheels: Bike wheel trellis with espalier apple tree
Repurposed bike wheels reclaimed from a dump on Orcas Island, riveted together then buried a few inches in a newly terraced garden. Surrounded by r…
posted by bekbek on May 22, 2011
4.71 (9 ratings) views: 12,801comments: 8
Paper Seed Markers
Hello,I've posted a couple of easy gardening Instructables before. Back in '07 I posted a Soda Bottle seed starting Instructable, the sandwich bag …
posted by MrBrownThumb on Jun 28, 2009
4.25 (10 ratings) views: 16,196comments: 15
Urban Asphalt Organic Garden
Constructing "green space" as well as an organic vegetable garden on asphalt for an Atlanta-based Community Outreach Non-profit organization. Bui…
posted by germinators on May 29, 2010
4.49 (10 ratings) views: 26,070comments: 6
Make a Hardwood Floor that looks 3D from your OWN Trees
   I have cut a lot of logs over the years and I have always been impressed at how beautiful some of the wood looks inside. I always wondered if th…
posted by Vyger on Dec 19, 2010
5.00 (56 ratings) views: 50,920comments: 42
LED Plant Growth Light
My LED plant growth light has been an effort in my new found hobby; gardening. I have been extremely intrigued by the whole urban gardening movemen…
posted by Pjpuas on Sep 5, 2010
4.05 (4 ratings) views: 32,911comments: 45
Rebuild A Carbide Lamp
Carbide lamps have been around since the late 1800's and are still lighting the way in many mines and caves across the world to this day. While the…
posted by Culturespy on Jun 16, 2010
4.36 (7 ratings) views: 31,012comments: 28
self-watering planter from found dresser drawers
Love the idea of the earthbox but can't help feeling like sticking living things in giant blocks of plastic is somehow just wrong? Don't think much…
posted by chandra.nalaani on Jul 19, 2009
4.68 (14 ratings) views: 60,714comments: 33