Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System
In this instructable, I will show you how to construct a hydroponic greenhouse monitoring and control system. I will show you the components chose,…
posted by dwest88 on May 4, 2016
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Easy Sleek Planter Box From Reclaimed Wood
Hi! I will give you a basic and easy step by step process on how to build a clean, simple planter that is perfect for flowers and small greens. It …
posted by thebrownie on May 2, 2016
views: 1,363comments: 4
Vermicomposting the Easy Way for the Urban Farmer
We love to grow indoor plants. The most adventurous ones even grow their own vegetables and greens in containers in whatever small space available …
posted by antoniraj on May 2, 2016
views: 2,154comments: 5
Terrace garden from DIY roof top kit
This is a documentation on using the terrace gardening kit. This kit contains some rather unusual items like azospirillum, phosphobacteria, trichod…
posted by The Electrobot on May 2, 2016
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A Very Homemade Salad
As winter dragged itself on I longed for some spring, and decided to grow some fresh, green salad in my windows. My windows turned south, and under…
posted by FriisFléron on May 2, 2016
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Urban Farming: Raised Bed Gardening
To optimize limited space in our backyard, we make use of raised beds for growing vegetables. After several years, we are finally reaching a point…
posted by TLP Shop Lab on Apr 30, 2016
views: 2,646comments: 1
Upright Pallet (Container) Gardens
These pallet gardens are leaning up against the fence in my little urban backyard. I use the inside space in between the 2x4's and staple gardenin…
posted by DeandrasCrafts on Apr 30, 2016
views: 891comments: 1
Raspberry Pi Controlled Irrigation System
Every spring my wife gets really ambitious and plants a big vegetable garden. As the summer drags on, ambition turns to laziness and unfortunately …
posted by Ben Finio on Apr 29, 2016
views: 11,811comments: 19
Introduction to Aquaponics
When I first heard about aquaponics, I was pretty stoked. It was a foreign concept at the time, being able to grow fish and plants in harmony. It's…
posted by LRSimons on Apr 28, 2016
views: 1,588comments: 8
Urban Farming: Raising Backyard Chickens
We have raised urban chickens since 2009. I've always wanted to raise chickens since hatching some chicks in elementary school. It's been fun, rew…
posted by TLP Shop Lab on Apr 27, 2016
views: 11,858comments: 29
DIY Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) Hydroponic System!
Hydroponics is a type of agriculture that uses no dirt, and usually results in larger, fuller plants. I recently became interested in the topic, an…
posted by DIYPro0505 on Apr 27, 2016
views: 1,537comments: 2
Seed Saving Envelopes
Seed saving envelopes are a great way to store your seeds after you've mutilated your original seed packet (as I've done, frequently). These envelo…
posted by Not_Tasha on Apr 27, 2016
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Urban Mushroom Farming
Back in 2012, when hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, I wondered how to use some of the devastation, how to make something with all the broken tree…
posted by belsey on Apr 25, 2016
views: 17,610comments: 34
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta
This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but…
posted by mikeghen on Apr 24, 2016
views: 4,818comments: 11
KOKEDAMA: A Unique Way to Grow a Plant
Wow! So many ways to make our house green and beauty. Plant is one of them. The conventional way to keep the plant may be such a boring thing. Japa…
posted by balsuryana on Apr 22, 2016
views: 3,566comments: 12
High volume egg storage rack
BackgroundThose who keep chickens may be familiar with how a lot of eggs can end up in the kitchen very fast. Eggs don't actually need to be refrig…
posted by theredbryophyte on Apr 18, 2016
views: 2,396comments: 15
Mini Raised Bed
You can easily make a 2' x 3' (suitable for square foot gardening) or 2 1/2' x 2 1/2' (suitable for a zucchini) raised bed from 2 pieces of 5' ceda…
posted by amtrudell on Apr 18, 2016
views: 2,401comments: 8
Raised garden box
This project is made from an old pallet i found somewhere. It takes about 6 hours to complete. The garden box has a holding capacity of around 26 l…
posted by Howterson on Apr 17, 2016
views: 1,228comments: 3
Solar Powered Hose Pipe
I have a tiny (8X10 Mtrs) urban garden that I have always watered using a watering can with no problems. Then as arthritis and rheumatism got worse…
posted by alisonb on Apr 9, 2016
views: 1,859comments: 4
Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening
In the early summer of 2015, I finally had a few minutes, I went outside, dumped the bin of compost that was in making since we moved to the house …
posted by babybayrs on Apr 16, 2016
views: 16,182comments: 21
Urban Farming Knife: The Ho-Mi
ver·sa·tileˈvərsədl/ adjective1. able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities. "a versatile gardening tool" synonyms:adapt…
posted by Biodynamic on Apr 17, 2016
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How to Lasercut a Simple Hydroponic Vase for Growing Tomatoes!
This simple hydroponic vase was developed for my sister - a questionable gardener who likes a simple aesthetic (modern/minimal) and really wanted t…
posted by MichelleK53 on Apr 14, 2016
views: 2,522comments: 8
40+ Hacks for YOU (the Urban Gardener)
So you live in the city. You have a busy job...You're not home a lot...You go out on the weekends...You have no space to start a garden...You don't…
posted by Meglymoo87 on Apr 13, 2016
views: 75,917comments: 55
DIY Seed Bombs
Seed bombs are an excellent and inexpensive tool for the urban gardener to bring more life to an otherwise dull or neglected area. It can also help…
posted by CyberJaws on Apr 13, 2016
views: 3,257comments: 1
Vertical Gardening in a bottle!
Open spaces are every gardener's dream. The limitless area to grow trees and plants is indeed exciting. But, enter the city and there's not an inch…
posted by Vishwas Adiga on Apr 12, 2016
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Window jamb garden
What could be better than having a herb garden in a tiny flat? A garden that does not take up any usable space while looking awsome!Longing for mo…
posted by akullerkann on Apr 12, 2016
views: 1,937comments: 4
Staggered Pallet Planter
No space in your garden? Grow up with this staggered planter!Instructables has a vast collection of pallet-related projects, and it’s easy to see w…
posted by MrQuiffster on Apr 10, 2016
views: 2,649comments: 9
Extreme Hot Sauce from Scratch
I LOVE hot sauce! My wife says I have no taste buds, but I respectfully disagree. I enjoy trying new hot sauces, but they can be expensive. In orde…
posted by Biodynamic on Apr 9, 2016
views: 2,742comments: 6
Low Cost and Easy to Make Fruit Picking Pole
Fruit picking poles that are sold in box stores and garden centers are designed as a novelty item for casual users, namely the homeowner with a tre…
posted by The Urban Farmers on Apr 9, 2016
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Starting a Balcony Garden
Before we begin let me state the obvious: the greenery in that first photo is digitally manipulated, nearly all of my photos of last years' gardens…
posted by stvnishere on Apr 7, 2016
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Vertical Gardening trellis for tomatos or squash
Got a small garden? Want to grow big plants?Then you'll have to start growing vertically! Lots of common garden vegetable plants are vines, and wit…
posted by Professor-Mousedude on Mar 29, 2016
views: 4,395comments: 8
Raising Giant Silk Moths
When I was a kid, I found a HUGE green caterpillar in the backyard that looked like it had ladybugs growing out of its back. I used my insect book …
posted by ashleyjlong on Mar 26, 2016
views: 40,377comments: 57
Pre-Sprouting Seeds
Pre-sprouting, or pre-germinating, is an easy and inexpensive way of maximizing your plant growing success. By pre-sprouting your seeds before you …
posted by Not_Tasha on Mar 25, 2016
views: 5,930comments: 8
Recycled Seedling Pots
Every year my I do a vegetable garden with my students and every year we try to start as much as we can inside while the snow melts. We also like t…
posted by Not_Tasha on Mar 25, 2016
views: 2,264comments: 1
Biodegradable Newspaper Pots
I was going to include the Origami Newspaper Pots with my previous Instructable, Recycled Seedling Pots, as I'm using recycled newspaper to make th…
posted by Not_Tasha on Mar 25, 2016
views: 27,867comments: 38
Indoor Aquaponic Food Production System
This gravity-driven, indoor aquaponic system can be built in an hour. It uses the Nitrogen Cycle to aid in maximum plant growth. This is a symbioti…
posted by Austin ESS on Mar 24, 2016
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Container gardening in small balcony or space
If you happen to live in apartment or flat and have free space in balcony, you should really fill it with vegetables. It will make you happier and …
posted by UrbanGarden on Mar 22, 2016
views: 53,137comments: 61
Salad Table - for the Urban Gardner
A Salad table is a great way for the Urban farmer to grow and eat a wide variety of vegetables and leafy greens in a small space. A salad table can…
posted by Kirklewellen on Mar 21, 2016
views: 16,266comments: 9
Experiment to see if green onions regrow better in water or soil
Did you know that you can easily regrow green onions at home? All you need is a cup of water, soil and a little sun. If you already knew that you …
posted by LetmeLearn on Jan 17, 2016
views: 4,320comments: 3
Ikea Shelf turned into an Indoor Aquaponics System
It is November and temperatures are dropping below zero (centigrade) already, I need to move the fish from my balcony aquaponics system (as introdu…
posted by leftfootmoreright on Dec 3, 2015
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Street Kitty Rescue Kit
Helping animals in need has been an inclination of mine since childhood. I grew up with many pets, some who were rescued from less than ideal situa…
posted by ashleyjlong on Nov 16, 2015
views: 4,373comments: 29
Barrel Aquaponics System for small Balcony
While there are quite a few ibles and how-tos on building a one barrel aquaponics-system, I decided to write another one for the following reason: …
posted by leftfootmoreright on Nov 2, 2015
views: 3,370comments: 9
Hydroponic ideas
Hi AllI have not published in a while as I have been designing new hyroponic systems.This instructable is not how to build the systems but to show …
posted by Graham L on Oct 22, 2015
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Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials
This instructable shows how I built a versatile and low maintenance above ground garden & greenhouse. This garden planter is self-watering, moistur…
posted by mustangcobrax on Jul 13, 2015
views: 16,781comments: 3
10 DIY Beauty Hacks
Beauty on a budget? Out of a certain product? Too lazy to go shopping? Whatever the reason, there's always something around that house that can be …
posted by nailsbyjordan on Jul 2, 2015
views: 24,868comments: 23
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap
This little device is cheap to create, and has been used by the US military on bases in malarial zones with fantastic results. There are many type…
posted by jfulop10 on Jun 19, 2015
views: 406,804comments: 140
Mobile Craft Module
The Mobile Craft Module, a product of the Prototyping Mobility Advanced Architecture Studio led by Adam Marcus at California College of the Arts, p…
posted by adammarcus on Jun 18, 2015
views: 3,204comments: 6
Caterpillar Condo and Metamorphosis Hut
A few of my friends and I planted milkweed earlier in the year as part of the effort to restore habitat and breeding spots to the Monarch butterfly…
posted by ashleyjlong on Jun 8, 2015
views: 2,490comments: 10
DIY Rain Barrel - sized for an apartment
A simple step by step guide by @chriselsasser. ** Before starting you can check your local rain-water collection regulations at http://www.enlight…
posted by chriselsasser on May 18, 2015
views: 17,175comments: 16
Verticanteiros e Jardinelas
Esse é um jeito novo de plantar temperos, verduras, frutas e legumes orgânicos usando pouquíssimos recursos. Essas hortinhas verticais são uma tend…
posted by SérgioO1 on Apr 8, 2015
views: 449comments: 4