Instructables: exploring - living - green http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:53:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Shovelling Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Shovelling-Snow/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:56:14 PST
Beautiful Succulent Arrangement http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Succulent-Arrangement/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:36:29 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
Windowsill Aquaponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowsill-Aquaponics-System/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:13:56 PST
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 3 The Wall. Brico ecolo radiateur - 3. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - 3. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-storage-heater-from-strawcret-2/
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 3 The Wall. Brico ecolo radiateur - 3. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - 3. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3ANC/I2TG5JLS/F923ANCI2TG5JLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3ANC/I2TG5JLS/F923ANCI2TG5JLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/3ANC/I2TG5JLS/F923ANCI2TG5JLS.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic With the strawcrete starting to dry, I took off the mould and left it for a few days to let the air circulate around it until it had hardened.I then placed it in position on the hearth and with the wood stove still in place, began to build wooden shuttering around it to guide me in building the sto...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:03:07 PST
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete/stone - Part 2. Sweeping. Brico ecolo radiateur - 2. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - 2. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-storage-heater-from-strawcret-1/
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete/stone - Part 2. Sweeping. Brico ecolo radiateur - 2. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - 2. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/GCQH/I2TG2TO9/FN4GCQHI2TG2TO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/GCQH/I2TG2TO9/FN4GCQHI2TG2TO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/GCQH/I2TG2TO9/FN4GCQHI2TG2TO9.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic In preparation for the build and whilst the strawcrete insulating pad is drying, I now use that time to check the flue to the stove and sweep the chimney. These are some tips and strategies for doing this.Why sweep the chimney?When wood or coal is burned in a fire, smoke is given off, in this smoke ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:02:45 PST
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-storage-heater-from-strawcret/
How to make your own storage heater from strawcrete and stone - Part 1. Brico ecolo radiateur. Bricolaje calentador ecológico - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/76Z0/I2S6NGY7/FH476Z0I2S6NGY7.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic This is the start of a project we have now completed to improve our heating system in the sitting room. We wanted our wood stove both to give a more even heat and we wanted the room retain some warmth in the morning. Although our fuel is free, being untreated pallets, we also wanted to be more econo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:56:46 PST
My String Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-String-Garden/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:39:52 PST
Rootage of plantlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Rootage-of-plantlets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:36:48 PST
how to take pics of leafs http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-take-pics-of-leafs/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:01:02 PST
How To Prevent Global Warming http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Prevent-Global-Warming/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:24:36 PST
Homemade Pellet burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pellet-burner/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 14:38:21 PST
Green http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/W4OU/I26MYP1J/F61W4OUI26MYP1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/W4OU/I26MYP1J/F61W4OUI26MYP1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/W4OU/I26MYP1J/F61W4OUI26MYP1J.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Green is not a fad,It will have to be way of life Solar Power Clothes Dryer Homemade Green Cleaning Recipes Winterize your garden with a cold frame $4 Solar Battery Charger Clean Green How to make your own (cheap & green) cleaning wipes! null null
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 17:39:33 PST
Hypermiler Flat Hubcaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Hypermiler-Moon-Hubcaps-Increase-MPG/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 20:05:13 PST
Dryer Heat Recovery http://www.instructables.com/id/Dryer-Heat-Recovery/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 13:55:05 PST
Protect peaches from possum in friendly way http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-peaches-from-possum-in-friendly-way/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:34:08 PST
How to: Make a Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Terrarium/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:52:32 PDT
Corner Garden Rain Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Garden-Rain-Catcher/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:39:35 PDT
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Pumpkin-Centerpiece-Planters-Gift/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 PDT
Smokin' Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Smokin-Stove/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:08:44 PDT
Bonsai Aquaponic http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonsai-Aquaponic/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:58:04 PDT
Winterize! Window Insulation & Other Tips for a Warm Winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-Window-Insulation-Other-Tips-for-a-Warm-/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 06:56:45 PDT
Composting toilet in the garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Composting-toilet-in-the-garden/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:13:01 PDT
Maple Syrup http://www.instructables.com/id/Maple-Syrup/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:37:10 PDT
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Aquaponic-system-for-a-small-room/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:13:56 PDT
Beexwax can be cleaned in the waterbath in a crockpot. This technique will prevent boiling, and spilling wax on the stove. http://www.instructables.com/id/Crockpot-Beeswax-rendering-for-a-beginner/
Beexwax can be cleaned in the waterbath in a crockpot. This technique will prevent boiling, and spilling wax on the stove. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar You will need the following items.-1 slab of beeswax (you can get that from a local Bee Keeper.)-1 Crook Pot filled with hot water. ( 2/3 of the crock pot is the most you should probably fill it)The Crock Pot, which allows foods to be cooked slowly over 8 hours , or quicker over 4 hours. ( The croc...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 13:02:47 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Picture Frame Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Terrarium/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Bellows Bee Smoker For The Home Apiarist http://www.instructables.com/id/Bellows-Bee-Smoker-For-The-Home-Apiarist/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:21:12 PDT
Urban gathering - fruits of the city http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-gathering-fruits-of-the-city/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:29:17 PDT
Big Lithium Ion Battery Pack Made From Used Laptop Batteries (190+ Watt Hours) http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Lithium-Ion-Battery-Pack-190-Watt-Hours/
Big Lithium Ion Battery Pack Made From Used Laptop Batteries (190+ Watt Hours) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/JQBL/I0C93QDW/FRJJQBLI0C93QDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/JQBL/I0C93QDW/FRJJQBLI0C93QDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/JQBL/I0C93QDW/FRJJQBLI0C93QDW.SMALL.jpg powertothepeople I was able to get 10 large used laptop batteries for only $8. I was able to build a 190 watt hour battery pack very easily. Removing The Cells And Charging First pop open the batteries and take out the cells. You can open the plastic cases using a flat head screwdriver. Sawing the corner a l...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:49:58 PDT
Nice Smelling Hybrid Indoor Compost Bin and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Nice-Smelling-Hybrid-Indoor-Compost-Bin-and-Plante/
Nice Smelling Hybrid Indoor Compost Bin and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/M26B/I0C900ZQ/FCCM26BI0C900ZQ.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes I wanted to start a pre-compost bin in the kitchen, but I knew my mom probably wouldn't appreciate the smell.I had been looking at several instructables on kitchen/indoor composting and terrarium building. The indoor compost bins seemed to use charcoal filters. One of the terrariums had a bottom l...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 20:25:27 PDT
Green mean machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-mean-machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/FCXU/HZQTILBD/F6GFCXUHZQTILBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/FCXU/HZQTILBD/F6GFCXUHZQTILBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/FCXU/HZQTILBD/F6GFCXUHZQTILBD.SMALL.jpg sammypreston Information and instruction about green living. The "Green" Green Vase The "Green" Green Vase generation green: Eating green generation green: Eating green Create a Holistic Garden Plus 16 Gardening Tips Create a Holistic Garden Plus 16 Gardening Tips GREEN IDEAS! GREEN IDEAS! Go Green...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:08:28 PDT
Hurricane Survival With a wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Hurricane-Survival-With-a-wind-turbine/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:04:42 PDT
Free ranging our organic quail chicks. Codornices en el jardín Cailles bio en liberté http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-ranging-our-organic-quail-chicks-Codornices-e/
Free ranging our organic quail chicks. Codornices en el jardín Cailles bio en liberté - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/3M9Q/I07YMZNE/FN73M9QI07YMZNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/3M9Q/I07YMZNE/FN73M9QI07YMZNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/3M9Q/I07YMZNE/FN73M9QI07YMZNE.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl In the past we have been able to free range our quail chicks in a neighbour's meadow. He even let us cut it in a special way so we could make it safe for them to be out in the open. Last year he started to cut it as a lawn and as he gives us the grass we really can't complain! However, it now means ...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:39:24 PDT
Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-1-2/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3B/3740/I06JA0YN/F3B3740I06JA0YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3B/3740/I06JA0YN/F3B3740I06JA0YN.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3B/3740/I06JA0YN/F3B3740I06JA0YN.SMALL.jpg rjcullis Ultimate Auto-Wicking Garden Fantastic way to reduce effort and maintain soil moisture in the hot summer months Dutch Bucket Hydroponic System excellent hydroponics Let It Be, Hydroponic Greenhouse, for Lois Lee & Rachael Marie Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics Nice clean automated a...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:22:25 PDT
The Melon helm(The Angry Gardener's Helm) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Melon-helmThe-Angry-Gardeners-Helm/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:49:37 PDT
Free Electric Propeller Bike Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Propeller-Bike/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:03:45 PDT
Picking Sunflower Seeds :D http://www.instructables.com/id/Picking-Sunflower-Seeds-D/
Picking Sunflower Seeds :D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/0VE4/HZTOC2AY/FXD0VE4HZTOC2AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/0VE4/HZTOC2AY/FXD0VE4HZTOC2AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/0VE4/HZTOC2AY/FXD0VE4HZTOC2AY.SMALL.jpg jerickson15 This is an instructable to show how easy it is to harvest sunflower seeds. Materials You're gonna need a zip lock bag your hands and sunflowers! Picking You need to take your thumb and basically rub the seeds of the sunflower Finished This is what the finished product should look like (: ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:44:03 PDT
Super Powerful Battery Ducted Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Powerful-Battery-Ducted-Fan/
Super Powerful Battery Ducted Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QGW6/HZQTDTFE/FFLQGW6HZQTDTFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QGW6/HZQTDTFE/FFLQGW6HZQTDTFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/QGW6/HZQTDTFE/FFLQGW6HZQTDTFE.SMALL.jpg powertothepeople In Mexico its very hot so I need a super powerful portable battery fan. I made one from a computer fan but it was not powerful enough.http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Battery-powered-Fan-with-20-hour-lifeFor this build I am building my own super powerful ducted fan. I am using a 18V drill moto...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:01:58 PDT
Emergency Lamp For Less Than $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Lamp-For-Less-Than-1/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 20:02:37 PDT
Insulating curtains that cut heat losses through windows by 50% http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulating-roll-up-curtains-that-cut-heat-losses-t/
Insulating curtains that cut heat losses through windows by 50% - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XOP2/HZL3TTXM/FPYXOP2HZL3TTXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XOP2/HZL3TTXM/FPYXOP2HZL3TTXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XOP2/HZL3TTXM/FPYXOP2HZL3TTXM.SMALL.jpg padigm 20 to 50% of all the energy that is used to heat up a typical home during the winter is lost through its windows. This wasted energy increases our heating bills as well as our carbon footprint, neither of which does anyone any good. With this in mind, we designed the Kume curtain: a simple and inexp...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:32:41 PDT
5l beer keg planter -VERTICAL GARDEN UPGRADE- http://www.instructables.com/id/5l-beer-keg-planter/
5l beer keg planter -VERTICAL GARDEN UPGRADE- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/ITX3/HZWJ3RVZ/FXRITX3HZWJ3RVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/ITX3/HZWJ3RVZ/FXRITX3HZWJ3RVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/ITX3/HZWJ3RVZ/FXRITX3HZWJ3RVZ.SMALL.jpg tiero UPDATE: i added some picture of a 5 kegs vertical gardenJust a simple instructables for reuse 5l beer mini kegs as flower or vegetables planters. What you need All you need isa 5l keg beer container a grindersome expanded clay a piece of felt to sew a sackspray paintyour favorite flower/plant/veg...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:54:44 PDT
Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-2/
Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/6WSR/HZH6Y4LC/FBZ6WSRHZH6Y4LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/6WSR/HZH6Y4LC/FBZ6WSRHZH6Y4LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/6WSR/HZH6Y4LC/FBZ6WSRHZH6Y4LC.SMALL.jpg 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
Small Wind Turbine With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Wind-Turbine-With-LED/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:05:41 PDT
Cigar Box Garden/Display Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigar-Box-GardenDisplay-Case/
Cigar Box Garden/Display Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/YRXN/HZFDY1A3/FLGYRXNHZFDY1A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/YRXN/HZFDY1A3/FLGYRXNHZFDY1A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/YRXN/HZFDY1A3/FLGYRXNHZFDY1A3.SMALL.jpg 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
How to Make a Succulent Teacup Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Succulent-Teacup-Garden/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:08 PDT
DIY Hydroponic set up http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydroponic-set-up/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:16:36 PDT
How to Make a Moss Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Moss-Terrarium/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:31:23 PDT
A Solar Drying Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Solar-Drying-Rack/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:59:39 PDT