Instructables: exploring - living - green - plant Sat, 4 Jul 2015 12:52:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Thirsty Plant Pot
DIY Thirsty Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> techwillsaveus Turn your DIY Thirsty Plant Box into a handy plant pot with a little bit of time and tape. You will need: DIY Thirsty Plant Box Washi tape/stickers Medium plastic food bag Scissors Double sided tape (optional) Open up your DIY Thirsty Plant box. Cut off the top two flaps and the side fla...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:31:24 PDT
3d printed uv plant lighting
3d printed uv plant lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> pwave Was looking for something to print though this might be usefull... Quick assembly... 1. Take the flashlight apart 2. Print the stand3. Attach the leds and less to the stand with hot glue. 4. Wire to original battery pack of use external power supply. *I want to connect it to a arduino nano didn...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 15:52:12 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
The ecological egg: a perfect gift
The ecological egg: a perfect gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> leovolador This project is a simple and fun way to develop a low-budget gift, with materials available at home that everyone who likes sustainable ideas will love.This project consists of breaking an egg on the top, to use it as a pot for raising beautiful small plants. Before braking it you can wrap it as a ...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:55:42 PDT
How to use recycled cans to make hanging plant can pot
How to use recycled cans to make hanging plant can pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> wulalal Let us do some Green, using the recycled can and little plant to make your own small plant garden in your room. You might like the plant, but stop at the beautiful and expensive plant pot. You may want to hang the plant pot on your bedroom wall, but hesitate the plant pot is too heavy to the wall. T...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:25:15 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
Light bulb - Terrarium
Light bulb - Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rey-vB Turn a blown bulb into a mini terrarium....This instructable is longer than other bulb-terrarium instructables.This is due to the foot piece and also the stuff you put inside the bulb.Enjoy! Safety You will need the following safety equipment:1) Safety glasses;2) Mouth mask;3) Safety gloves. To...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 03:42:47 PST
Terrariums using shells and jars
Terrariums using shells and jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> sahmed70 quick and easy greenery to decorate with. materials you could buy a lot of this stuff or you could use what you already have, like I did. the jars are both jam jars, and the plants are from my garden. choose the smallest plants you can. I got charcoal by crushing the fuel remnants from our last b...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 21:29:03 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
Just keep Swimming Aquaponic- Grow Wheat Grass
Just keep Swimming Aquaponic- Grow Wheat Grass - More DIY How To Projects]]> SonikaJAnand For the Mason Jar contest I decided to try Aquaponics. My kids always wanted a Betta fish, so I thought why not try it in a Large Mason Jar as a Aquaponic system. Plus I had read a blog in which it said never fear failure as they are pillar to success and with every try one gets better at what ever ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:26:44 PST
Pebble Flower Pot
Pebble Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> joanieebert I got all of my supplies from my garage. I found an old paint can, cleaned it out, and took off the paper around it. The spreading tool was in my Dad's toolbox. The pebbles were also in my garage from when we used to have a fish tank. The grout was in my garage as well. The soil I used came from my ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:42:48 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
Rootage of plantlets
Rootage of plantlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Romy Peach Hello! :)There are different techniques how to make plantlets build roots. The way I am about to show you can also be used for cuttings from plants. And you can observe the progress which is very nice.I use the beautiful and easy to handle Chlorophytum Comosum Ocean for this instruction. Equiptmen...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:36:48 PST
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room.
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room. - More DIY How To Projects]]> JR Tyner I am a college student and while I don't live in the Dorms, my room is about that size. I wanted something to cheer up my room and make it look less like a laboratory, but this would also be perfect for a lavatory! If my bathroom was bigger, I would put it there since it would both look good and be ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:13:56 PDT
Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> coolpiggy A fun project to do this weekend! Build your very own Terrarium Buy all thats needed What you need:Different types of cacti (I used 3 types) Cacti & Succulent potting mix ( 5 litres will be more than enough) A Glass Bowl (I got mine from ikea it came in a 3 pack I used the short stubby one) Colou...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:34:50 PDT
How To Make A Plant Pot Out Of A Water Bottle
How To Make A Plant Pot Out Of A Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> FireFlamer Hello there FireFlamer here and today I will be showing you how to make a plant pot out of everyday items you find in your house. But I only use the bottom of the bottle i haven't figured out what I can do with the top Cutting Find a water bottle (a plastic water bottle ) and cut it in half lik...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:27:55 PDT
Transplant a House Plant to larger pot (without buying a thing!)
Transplant a House Plant to larger pot (without buying a thing!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 300sqFt *A Note:I am not a gardener by any means. Any advice given is based on my own limited experience & minimal research. So take it with a grain of salt. Gather supplies 1. a (recently purchased, in my case) house plant that's in need of a larger pot2. an empty pickle jar (or any container of suitabl...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:29:12 PDT
How To Plant Bug Eating Plants
How To Plant Bug Eating Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tntman603 Follow this guide to see how to plant bug eating plants! Open The Bag Rip open the bag. Fill Container With Soil Open the bag of soil and dump it in the pot. Soak Moss In Water Open the bag of moss and soak it with water. Put Moss In Pot Stick the moss in the pot. Put The Plant In The ...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:21:41 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
Start an Ananas Plant
Start an Ananas Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gabeuse The Ananas comosus (pineapple) is a bromeliaceae from the Central and South America known for his delicious infructescense. The name Ananas, come from náná náná which means "the perfume of perfume" in a native language of Brazil. The duplication this plant is really easy. W...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:34:51 PDT
Planting With Orbeez
Planting With Orbeez - More DIY How To Projects]]> kbias In this instructable, I will be planting flowers using Orbeez(water beads)!! Orbeez were originally made for planting but seeing as how fun they are to play with they were made into a toy. The great thing about Orbeez is that they are made of water. Great for if you travel a lot or are just forgetfu...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:41:49 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
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> elkomkom Hello, I'm elkom and in this instructable im gonna show you how to make a lightbulb terrarium! This is my first instructable so please say me if I did something wrong. Thanks! So it all began whan i saw a dead lightbulb by a plant in my living room, and i thaught what can i make out of it... I got ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:08:40 PST
plastic bottle planter
plastic bottle planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> perrypetaccia what you need.. -large square plastic water bottle -scissors or knife -soil -tack or pin -plant -string (optional) cut the bottle cut the bottle so the top half (which will be the planter) is just a bit larger than the bottom half. puncture cap and add soil use a tack or pin to puncture holes...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:55:09 PDT
Potted Plant snagel Yesterday I decided to pot some plants so that I can grow my own herbs, lettuces and strawberries. My Dad gave me a big plastic pot that was a big plastic butt and he used a saw to cut it in half and use it as a big plant pot. My husband drilled some holes in the bottom for water drainage. I had a...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:58:18 PDT
Top & Bottom Planter
Top & Bottom Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> veryrealperson I love gardening. I hate rotten fruit and veggies. Alot of rotten veggies come from produce sitting on the dirt after ripening  I found the upside down tomato growers on the  market to be unnecessarily expensive and a little annoying to setup. This multi section bottom makes placing the plant easier...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:54:41 PDT
Small portable greenhouse
Small portable greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> Peter11235 Have ever forgotten to water your plant and because of that it died? This will prevent such things from happening! History Firstly, I will tell you about the history behind it. In the XVII century rich people wanted to have exotic plants. But they was a problem: they often died during the transpo...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 09:27:06 PDT
Positive Impact Vehicle!
Positive Impact Vehicle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArborPress This instructable is for an idea that I saw on a longboarding forum. The idea is that you can grow grass on the deck of a skateboard providing a soft surface that consumes CO2 and puts out fresh, clean Oxygen! Thats right, it is the ultimate hipster ecofreak treehugger accessory! To start out, you ...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 16:10:27 PDT
Repurposed Bottle Terrarium
Repurposed Bottle Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThinkLem Repurposed bottle terrariums allow you to control you own little ecosystem while reminding you to care for your big ecosystem, earth. There are two main terrarium types, opened and closed, each with their own humidity, space, and air circulation advantages. Today, I'll be showing you how make an ope...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 18:45:46 PDT
Creative Plant Pot with Car Tires
Creative Plant Pot with Car Tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> idealman_58 Through this instructable we will be creating a cool and unique Plant Pot. The great thing is once you have created one of different design. Things Needed Things you will need: Car Tire Sharp Knife or Cutter Screw Driver Screws Drill Machine Paint Marker Get Startet To start this project, fi...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 04:35:06 PDT
Do it Yourself String Garden
Do it Yourself String Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> mamoa677 A string garden is simple and unique way to add greenery to indoor and outdoor spaces.    
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 17:19:35 PST
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
Plant tags from plastic bottles scraptopower Identify your plants and seedlings with shampoo bottles. These plastic tags are cut down from the sides of shampoo bottles, here's how to make them: Remove all of the labels Cut the top ,and bottom off the bottle and down the side so you have a flat piece of plastic. Cut the plastic int...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 14:28:32 PDT
How to make an indoor garden
How to make an indoor garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> crafthooligan111 I have always loved making things with dirt. Mud pies have always been at the top of my list, but more recently I've been making my own little garden inside. It's very easy and you can do it even if you live in the city. All you need is: An Old Can (or other recycled container) Dirt A Plant (or see...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 15:23:48 PDT
Recycled 2 Liter Green House
Recycled 2 Liter Green House - More DIY How To Projects]]> Soodime Make an awesome little green house out of a 2 liter bottle or water bottle! Items You really don't need much, just:2 liter bottle, or water bottleseeds, (obviously you cant plant an orange tree in this, so something small.)knife, or scissors.potting soilwatercotton cloth, or even cotton string. ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2009 11:17:21 PDT