Instructables: exploring - living - green - garden Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:59:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 bOx
bOx - More DIY How To Projects]]> ktatorresflorez What can we do with all this wood boxes that we do not use anymore?This project was based on reusing fruit boxes to create a lovely outside living room. The boxes The project started with a great amount of boxes The idea According to the amount of boxes and the shape of them, the idea of creat...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 13:19:20 PDT
Use straw pellets to keep weeds out of your garden
Use straw pellets to keep weeds out of your garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> minecraftmanbe Hello,In this instructable I explain how you can get easily weed out of your garden. We use straw pellets: small pellets made of straw that are normally found in horse stables. Advantages of straw pellets: * Due to rain on the granules swell and form a continuous layer * Weeds under low light and no...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 13:29:44 PDT
How To Make a Ceramic Raised Bed
How To Make a Ceramic Raised Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> La Huertina De Toni In this video I’ll show you the step-by-step process to make a ceramic raised bed with thin bricks. It’s a very comfortable gardening system to plant and enjoy your organic vegetable garden.The system and process is the same used for traditional raised beds; however, the advantage is that by using t...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:09:19 PDT
Laser Cut Garden Stakes
Laser Cut Garden Stakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> gstupar Gardeners love specifics: why not make reusable garden stakes that can weather the elements? Download the SVG file into Inkscape Download the file at, under "Resume" (scroll down to "Projects"). Add your vegetables, flowers, and other text Use your Laser Cutte...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:34:38 PDT
Cheap and simple hydroponic starter tray!
Cheap and simple hydroponic starter tray! - More DIY How To Projects]]> burn317 This project came about from trying to get the healthiest starts possible for my garden and not knowing when to stop. I began this project with the simple project from grade school when we started plants in an old egg carton with some soil.... I had started a few starts with just some moist egg c...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 19:24:17 PDT
The Moneysaving Guide To Reusing EGGS!
The Moneysaving Guide To Reusing EGGS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Space_Narwhal_Girlie People eat and use eggs a lot, and they waste and throw away parts of eggs that actually can be used for pretty useful stuff. This instructable is a guide for egg remains, and how not to waste them. Doing this will benefit our pocketbook, (considering things you can do with eggs WILL save you money...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 12:02:10 PDT
Mini Eco System
Mini Eco System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno This cute mini Eco system is great for the indoors Materials BranchesScissor TwineCupPlantDecoration Steps Grab a can and wrap 2 rubber bands around itStart cutting twigsPut them inside the rubber bandsWhen you are done, wrap string around twiceRemove or cut the rubber bandsPlant the flower in...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:00:59 PDT
Transplant Your Pot!
Transplant Your Pot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> WhouDini In this instructable I will teach you how to properly transplant your plants when they are ready to move from a smaller pot or the ground to a bigger or permanent pot safely and undamaged. gather materials For me, all I needed was a bigger pot some soil which I had already and a shovel and some p...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:52:14 PDT
Theme Garden_Nostalgia
Theme Garden_Nostalgia - More DIY How To Projects]]> ssantak An installation for 2014 Korea Garden Show Concept The concept of this theme garden “The Nostalgia,” began with the question, “Where is your garden?” The installation provides a tool for participants to reflect on this question and on their own memories. Most contemporary Koreans live in urban ar...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:04:29 PST
Slugitronics - protecting plants with chibitronics
Slugitronics - protecting plants with chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> coventrymakerspace When our lovely friends at Leicester Hackspace invited us to their Chibitronics build night, we knew that we wanted to think outside the box. Chibitronics are electronics component stickers that are very thin and self-adhesive, allowing you to build circuits on paper and surfaces that would not usua...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:16:52 PST
Recycle paper into Edible Gourmet Mushrooms
Recycle paper into Edible Gourmet Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> rainemomo Want an easy way to recycle those boxes and papers while growing something delicious? Mushrooms are a great thing to grow, you can grow them anywhere in the world, you don't need a lot of space or supplies, just a little know how. Mushrooms contain virtually no fat, sugar or salt and are a valuable ...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:32:51 PST
Shoe pocket garden/ Green wall
Shoe pocket garden/ Green wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> andy.knote This works great for an herb garden, small vegetables, flowers, and as a handy way to start plants early without taking up a lot of floor space. Shoe Pockets I've used this cloth hanging shoe pocket organizer.I attach the organizer to a 24 inch piece of 1x2 wood.Hang the assembly in a big window ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:26:59 PST
Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> jdc2450 DIY reclaimed wood, indoor planters for your home!Visit Peaches + Salt for more creative ideas! Get wood Dumpster dive or search alleyways to find some reclaimed wood. If that fails, then I suppose you could go to your local hardware store and purchase said wood. You might also want to check Crai...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:28:16 PST
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module)
Ultimate Robo-Planter (with light and detachable anti-spill module) - More DIY How To Projects]]> M.C. Langer (If you like my project, please vote for me. Thanks!)Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you... my Ultimate Robo-Planter!"But Mario" - you will say - "We have seen your Robo-Planters before. Not bad and very ecological, but what new do you have to show?"Good question, my dear reader! Let me explain it to y...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:50:28 PST
Indoor Garden
Indoor Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> udubinsky From a draw to an indoor garden Enforce the draw I took down the front of the draw and dismantled a palet (note it was the strongest palet i've encounted and cost me breaking my hammer).i've used the wood from the palet to enforce the bottom of the draw. Wheels of fortune Added wheels. Water...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:49:36 PST
Windowsill Aquaponics System
Windowsill Aquaponics System - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezeisel I wanted new pets, but I don't like having to do a lot of taking care of them work. I also like growing things. The union of the two was an aquaponics system. The problem ... I live in New York City. And, to paraphrase Genie in Aladdin, "Infinite energy in the city, but itty-bitty living space!"All ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:13:56 PST
My String Garden
My String Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> chanchala.singh.58 String Garden or kokedamaKokedama:Kokedama is a style of Japanese bonsai made by taking your plant out of its pot and into a ball of soil held together with a unique soil mixture, moss and string.I tried one for my patio too.It is beautiful. Plant attached to string moving slowly at their place in c...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:39:52 PST
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes.
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> SonikaJAnand Terrarium are low maintenance beautiful looking indoor plant arrangements. Doing it yourself will gives you lot of happiness and sense of achievement . Making one will unleash your creative ability. They are low maintenance and they live long. They can be made with Foliage or succulent. The tall c...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:57:26 PST
Cigar Box Garden/Display Case
Cigar Box Garden/Display Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> EMUSAW The title says it all. Materials Cigar BoxStuff That You Want To DisplayNail The Nail Hammer a nail into your wall unless there's one that's already there. The Hanging Your cigar box probably has one of those snappy-closey thingies. If it does, you may notice the snappy-holey thingy. That'...

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:13:22 PDT
The Community Spiral Garden
The Community Spiral Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenwork The Frog Alley Community Garden in Delray Beach FL had a spiral garden put together with stacked bricks. It lasted about six months. As it was crumbling I volunteered to rebuild the spiral with concrete to make it last longer and make it pretty again! :) Clean It up I took the existing brick...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 05:08:50 PDT
Rain barrel spigot
Rain barrel spigot - More DIY How To Projects]]> ferralll So I bought these wonderful plastic barrels to make rain barrels out of. I got them at Restore (habitat for humanity). I over looked them for several weeks because they were priced at $50 each, and it seems that every one else did too because the dropped the price to $25 and they were all gone wit...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:25:31 PDT
Biodegradable, free, toilet roll seedling starters
Biodegradable, free, toilet roll seedling starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> flavouredginger so this is my first instructable, so please be kind.I do not like spending money on my garden, every plant we have in out garden is either from a cuttings or from seeds or plants we have been given.i was finding that when planting seedlings they were either not growing or too many grew too close to ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:23:41 PDT
DIY Flower Pot from can
DIY Flower Pot from can - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing A simple Flower Pot from a reused normal can, that can be even build by kids in a very short amount of time. The Start What you need :- Cans- Can-Opener- (Grinder or Sandpaper)- (Paint) Opening and Cleaning Open the can but leave the lid a very little bit attached and bend it over so you can ...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 12:50:49 PDT
DIY Rain Barrel System
DIY Rain Barrel System - More DIY How To Projects]]> GardenFork Here is a rain barrel system we built for rainwater collection. This is part of an urban homesteading project in a friend's backyard in Brooklyn, NY. We used trash cans from the local hardware store, as the 'rain barrels' we saw in catalogs were expensive, and this was less expensive. PVC pipe conne...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 12:35:26 PDT
Quirky and easy bamboo trellis
Quirky and easy bamboo trellis - More DIY How To Projects]]> ashovlar We have a mountain of bamboo growing at the side of our garden. We like to keep it there to stop nosy teenagers peeking over the fence from the climbing frame over the park next to our house. Having cut a load back, I decided to put it to good use. Now we are starting to grow runner beans, we needed...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:50:48 PDT
Modular triangle event planter
Modular triangle event planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> lynnvdc93 As a school project, we had to design a module that combined urban gardening and events on the rooftop of Budafabriek, Kortrijk Belgium,  which accommodates a FabLab (BudaLab) and different organisations, as well as event-space. It had to be easy-to-make, from readily available parts. As a result, ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 15:25:41 PDT
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style
Guerrilla gardening - bombing style - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart 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 crossing skaters, elderly persons, dogs and raccoons you see all those monotonous roundabouts, roadsides & abandoned spaces. Sometimes they're planted with t...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:34:36 PDT
Hay Bale Gardening
Hay Bale Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> moonshine88 I read up on this a few years ago and decided to make my own and seeing as there are no instructables on it I had to make one!I have a really big gopher issue and them eating my tree roots and any flowers or vegetables I plant. this set up doesn't "eliminate" the pests but it doesn't feed the. now e...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:40:08 PST
Simple Hydroponic System
Simple Hydroponic System - More DIY How To Projects]]> akcarl Grow your own fresh food in less than a month and for under $10 with this system. It is quiet and takes little maintenance. Much cheaper than store bought alternatives too. This system works well for plants that are fast to germinate such as leafy greens and herbs. Parts Storage Bin - about $10 ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 10:07:22 PST
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 07:48:43 PST
Raised Bed Wicking Garden
Raised Bed Wicking Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> FL_CDH I wanted a raised bed planter, but the best location in my yard is not close to a spigot for watering. I live in a hot climate and I wanted to find a way to avoid dragging out a long length of garden hose 3-4 times a week to water my garden. I finally settled on building "wicking" raised garden ...

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:43:36 PST
How To Make Compost
How To Make Compost - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bushwalker53 This instructable will teach you how to make compost, great to dig into veggie gardens or any garden bed. Compost helps the earth by recycling food scraps, but it also helps plants thrive, trust me, they really take off with compost! How To Make Compost Compost is made by piling up organic matter...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 03:51:23 PDT
DIY Miniature Garden
DIY Miniature Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I love miniatures! I always had a plan of making a miniature garden and couldn't wait any longer. In this instructable I will show you how to make a cute mini garden in few easy steps. This could be a fun project to do in the weekends and I tried to make it beginner friendly, besides it doesn't matt...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:39:19 PDT
How to make a Fun Flower Fence
How to make a Fun Flower Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> artlife This is a copy of a cool fence that we built years ago. In the rainy northwest, it provides a pleasant break from the grey skies. Quite a few strangers have knocked on my door to thank me for brightening their day with the site of the fence. A few years ago a young man actually came and asked if i...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:40:58 PDT
Tiny Green Tea Garden
Tiny Green Tea Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> lotuslady For this instructable I thought about coming up with a great gift idea for those of you on a budget! This miniature moss garden is composed of supplies that require little to no new purchases! In order to get started you will only need a few things...... -1 new or used teacup and saucer (preferably...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 18:33:09 PDT
How to make a Bottle Building
How to make a Bottle Building - More DIY How To Projects]]> artlife Hi Everyone this is my first instructable. Please be gentle. I f you like it, please vote for me. Thanks.         We have built two bottle buildings.     One is a small storage building made with a variety of different bottles. The other is a larger building made primarily of ...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 22:49:11 PDT
Grow a Garden Mat
Grow a Garden Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> veryrealperson The picture is of my beat up garden shed mat. It is on its last leg. I thought it would be fun to grow a garden mat. This is a work in progress. Plants grow at their own speed. This is at least a season and more like two or three season summer project. If you are willing to invest the time the resul...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 15:42:33 PDT
Garden Lights
Garden Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> Josehf Murchison Garden Lights are easy to care for and last for years, put them out in the spring, bring them in in the fall, this is a good time to wash them, store them over the winter with the batteries out, and replace the batteries every two years, beyond that you can forget about them. However my neighbors ju...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 22:18:26 PDT
plant medication pianolover10124353 i was so excited to hear that instructables opend a gardening contest because i study plants and do expirements on them to find new,clean and good for the enviroment fertilizers and other products used to cultivate plants, i'm going to show you how to heal plants stem or trunk for free. i found tha...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 09:35:42 PDT
DIY : String garden initiales gg You will need : bulbs, moss, string, raffia Choose 2/3 bulbs in a little plastic jar. Cover the jar with sphagnum moss or moss to form a sphere. The moss must be wet. Lash the sphere with a string. Hide the string with the raffia. Cut a lengh of the raffia or a ribbon and attach to the sphere fo...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 05:14:37 PDT
DIY express : vertical garden initiales gg To make this vertical garden, you will need jars and metallic stalk.Plant the stalk through the big jar, and in the ground. Pill the small jars. Plant salads and strawberries... More photos, visit my blog!
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Wed, 22 May 2013 02:00:07 PDT
how to keep birds and rabbits from eating your fruits and veggies ! pianolover10124353 do crows,sparrows.mocking birds,ect. eat your fruit and veggies leaving them un-edible ? WELL here is the solution. cut the end of a leg and sheer panty hose(you know were your foot goes) and place it over your young apples,brocoli,peaches,peppers,ect. the panty hose stretches allowing your fruit a...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 15:52:51 PDT
Grow a "tiny" balcony food garden! Totysheep Grow food in every small space you have! Plants WANT to grow for you, all they need is any container with potting soil water and love! This is an example of how my garden grew in 2011.
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 08:13:46 PDT
Recycled Garden Hose Basket DeandrasCrafts The background story of this hose basket is one of DETERMINATION.  Really.  I had to finish this project.  Maybe some of you can relate.... It started out as a Pinterest pin, such a cool idea to reuse an old (or new I suppose) garden hose that would have ended up in the landfill. The pin ended up b...
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 13:53:16 PST
BPR's New Store and Mission BensonPlantRescue I was born on November 12, 1943  during the Second World War, so I’ve 70 years’ memory of my father’s Victory Gardens.  After teaching college for 30 years, in 1999 I founded the non-profit  Benson Plant Rescue, recycling end-season, damaged, and overstock plant goods tp provide children’s books an...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 22:27:59 PDT
Using my water saving valve box
Using my water saving valve box - More DIY How To Projects]]> drewgrey Last year I built a valve box to recycle water that would be wasted in the summer and to prevent mud in the winter. to see how I built it. null null close up of ...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 10:14:47 PDT
plant tags from discarded plastic
plant tags from discarded plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Do you ever look at a piece of packaging as you're about to throw it into the trash and think, "My god, this trash is beautiful.."  I do that fairly often and I've taken to saving the prettiest bits of trash, especially clear sheets of pristine plastic packaging. Here's something easy you can make ...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:17:21 PDT
An Urban farm MadBricoleur This is my dad's garden. Each year, for the past couple of years, we've planted vegetables and fruits, a few flowers, and used our chickens' "manure" for the fertilizer. And each year, the crop yields a few months of delicious, flavor-packed, fresh organic tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, arugula, mizun...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 21:14:16 PDT
My Garden pauluschristopher this is my garden. it's not much, but i think that this is the best place in my house.
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Sun, 22 May 2011 03:49:27 PDT
How to make a Floating Water Garden out of Natural Materials!
How to make a Floating Water Garden out of Natural Materials! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Parsons_Lab_Group These instructions tell you how to make a green floating garden.  This project was inspired by the Gowanus Canal which is highly polluted and in need of serious clean up.  This water garden could potentially clean up the canal by filtering the toxins and pollutants out of the water and putting oxyge...
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Tue, 3 May 2011 19:28:12 PDT