Instructables: exploring - living - plants http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:02:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Shower Buddy v.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Buddy-v2/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:30:40 PDT
DIY cat planter! ❤ Pinterest recreation | DIY room decor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cat-planter-Pinterest-recreation-DIY-room-deco/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/NEXG/HX0DMT7M/FTNNEXGHX0DMT7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/NEXG/HX0DMT7M/FTNNEXGHX0DMT7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/NEXG/HX0DMT7M/FTNNEXGHX0DMT7M.SMALL.jpg DIYlover89 Hey guys! Looking for some inspiration on Pinterest I found this super cute DIY. I thought it was really creative so I decided to make it myself and show it to you in this video. You will need: - A plastic bottle (soda bottles work best because they have those little legs) - Spray paint - Acrylic p...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:44:51 PDT
DIY Flower Pot from can http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flower-Pot-from-can/
DIY Flower Pot from can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/6MYH/HW0FYZO4/FFO6MYHHW0FYZO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/6MYH/HW0FYZO4/FFO6MYHHW0FYZO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/6MYH/HW0FYZO4/FFO6MYHHW0FYZO4.SMALL.jpg 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
Happy Orchids micro-climate humidifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-Orchids-micro-climate-humidifier/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 13:10:44 PDT
how to grow plants in a plastic bag http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-grow-plants-in-a-plastic-bag/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:37:13 PDT
Mr. Grass http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Grass/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/VVQE/HU8445B9/FTNVVQEHU8445B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/VVQE/HU8445B9/FTNVVQEHU8445B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/VVQE/HU8445B9/FTNVVQEHU8445B9.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hi!  Spring is coming and I have a pleasure to introduce Mr. Grass! And what you will need for making this little guy? old tights grass seeds sand earth buttons for decoration Steps: Cut the sock Fill it. Layers go (from bottom): sand, earth, seeds Tie it up G...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:51:30 PDT
Self watering bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-bin/
Self watering bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/W7JO/HTK5LZGL/F92W7JOHTK5LZGL.SMALL.jpg gessus Intro: Everyone knows the problem. You come back from vacation but when you arrive at home you already see it. All your plants are withered. The only solution you know is to call your neighbours for help before you leave on vacation but who has the time to do that when you're packing all your bags?...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:38:10 PDT
Biodegradable flower pots out of coffee grounds! http://www.instructables.com/id/Biodegradable-flower-pots-out-of-coffee-grounds/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:26:04 PDT
MaMa Mia! Plant Pie! http://www.instructables.com/id/MaMa-Mia-Plant-Pie/
MaMa Mia! Plant Pie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/R6DL/HSM50O0S/F62R6DLHSM50O0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/R6DL/HSM50O0S/F62R6DLHSM50O0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/R6DL/HSM50O0S/F62R6DLHSM50O0S.SMALL.jpg jskellington2 My most sincere apologies for anyone who thought this was about pizza! My heart goes out to you! A typical American baby consumes 600 jars of baby food before they are a year old. (ChasingGreen.org 2011) 3 billion single-use cardboard pizza boxes are consumed in the USA every year. (Smurfit)...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:33:15 PDT
Coral Reef Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Coral-Reef-Plant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YE25/HSGFW61Y/FW3YE25HSGFW61Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YE25/HSGFW61Y/FW3YE25HSGFW61Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/YE25/HSGFW61Y/FW3YE25HSGFW61Y.SMALL.jpg macgeek This is a three picture Instructable. Add a Coral reef to your house / Garden 1) Buy a Euphorbia tirucalli (Fire plant) from your local garden Supply http://houseplants.about.com/od/succulentsandcacti/p/PencilCactus.htm 2) A plastic red clownfish from the local .99 store (or aquarium supply) (I us...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 13:38:10 PST
Does using grey water to water one’s plants affect their growth? http://www.instructables.com/id/Does-using-grey-water-to-water-ones-plants-affect-/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 21:54:40 PST
Turning a well room into a year round Growroom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-an-old-well-room-into-a-year-round-Gro/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:46:09 PST
Simple Hydroponic System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hydroponic-System/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 10:07:22 PST
Low Maintenance Copper Sunflower Bouquet http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Maintenance-Copper-Sunflower-Bouquet/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:31:36 PST
How to make a Lightbulb terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lightbulb-terrarium/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 04:08:40 PST
Aquarium Lights on Steroids - Using Giant CFL's for Better Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Lights-on-Steroids-The-Grunambuluminator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/72AP/HNICWYCQ/F9372APHNICWYCQ.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax Problem: My aquarium plants don't thrive because the level of light given off by the single florescent bulb is too dim. Solution: Replace the hood with a custom-built hood incorporating two gigantic CFL bulbs.  Use a timer to provide 10 hours of light to the aquarium.  The total wattage of the old b...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 14:15:08 PDT
Recycled Self Watering Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Self-Watering-Planter/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:14:45 PDT
Plant friends http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-friends/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 05:59:51 PDT
Repurposed Flower Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Flower-Containers/
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:03:09 PDT
plant medication http://www.instructables.com/id/plant-medication/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/F05I/HGH6JVO8/FQ6F05IHGH6JVO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/F05I/HGH6JVO8/FQ6F05IHGH6JVO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/F05I/HGH6JVO8/FQ6F05IHGH6JVO8.SMALL.jpg 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
Easiest green fertilizer for free http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-green-fertilizer-for-free/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/C6P5/HH2VJPQ9/F60C6P5HH2VJPQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/C6P5/HH2VJPQ9/F60C6P5HH2VJPQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/C6P5/HH2VJPQ9/F60C6P5HH2VJPQ9.SMALL.jpg Peter11235 The best "food" for plants are plants themselves! If they grow, they have to have the things they need (of course). Thats how it works in the nature: plants take nutrients from dirt, and then leaves (and sometimes whole trees) containing them fall to the ground and so the nutrients are back in the d...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 12:58:09 PDT
PULLEY PLANTER http://www.instructables.com/id/PULLEY-PLANTER/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 15:01:39 PDT
no more pee in your gardens. http://www.instructables.com/id/no-more-pee-in-your-gardens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 dogs tend to pee in your gardens and on your grass all the time,.....dog pee and poo is like a poison for plants....if you have five dogs like me you have a lot of plants,fruit trees,vegies,and delicate flowers that are in need of protection. dogs sniff the ground too be sure no one els has gone th...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:23:55 PDT
how to keep rabbits from eating your crops/garden veggies. http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-keep-rabbits-from-eating-your-cropsgarden-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/XGNV/HGH6RZW4/FXNXGNVHGH6RZW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/XGNV/HGH6RZW4/FXNXGNVHGH6RZW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/XGNV/HGH6RZW4/FXNXGNVHGH6RZW4.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 do those stubburn rabbits eat your carrots,lettuce,beats,ect. ? then you might want to consider using this helpfull method. take a bounce dryer sheet and tie it to a popsickle stick, then sick it in the dirt next to your growing stock, this repels not only rabbits but it also repels cats from using...
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Thu, 16 May 2013 17:52:25 PDT
Haircut Chia Pet Grass Heads! Great for Summer Break! http://www.instructables.com/id/Haircut-Chia-Pet-Grass-Heads-Great-for-Summer-Br/
Haircut Chia Pet Grass Heads! Great for Summer Break! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft It's so good for kids to see plants grow... but if you are like me, your gardening skills are very limited. Here is a super fun kid project for Summer Break that will let your child feel successful in under 2 weeks! You just need some upcycled container (ours was yogurt) An old nylon/tights/stockin...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:53:30 PDT
fruit and veggie protecters,..... get more fruits and veggies each year. http://www.instructables.com/id/fruit-and-veggie-protecters-get-more-fruits-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H2HH/HFSHG38C/FOPH2HHHFSHG38C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H2HH/HFSHG38C/FOPH2HHHFSHG38C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/H2HH/HFSHG38C/FOPH2HHHFSHG38C.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 hi im pianolover10124353,                                             me and my mom are very fasinated in growing fruits and veggies,even here in the 115 degree weather.                          and on christmas it was 95 degrees! so growing plants are very hard here where i live. and it only rains ...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 13:52:24 PDT
urban farming jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/urban-farming-jewelry/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/EL4Z/HG85CO0B/FT9EL4ZHG85CO0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/EL4Z/HG85CO0B/FT9EL4ZHG85CO0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/EL4Z/HG85CO0B/FT9EL4ZHG85CO0B.SMALL.jpg le FabShop This collection of living jewellery was made during the 2013 FabJam at leFabShop Paris on saturday may 4th. The voted theme, shared with 15 other Fab spaces around the world was «Urban Farming». We all had one afternoon to prototype our ideas and this is what the designers Sanam Viseux and Samu...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 08:15:11 PDT
keep ants away from plants with egg shells http://www.instructables.com/id/keep-ants-away-from-plants-with-egg-shells/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/47SO/HFSHF5WX/FS347SOHFSHF5WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/47SO/HFSHF5WX/FS347SOHFSHF5WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/47SO/HFSHF5WX/FS347SOHFSHF5WX.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 egg shells are a natural ant repelent,and will repel them from your plants to keep thhem from eating them. after making an egg save the egg shells and rinse them off,crumble them and put them around the stem of your plants. BE SURE TO WASH YOUR HANDS AFTERWARDS                                   ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:10:41 PDT
how to give your plants a boost on antioxidents with green tea. http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-give-your-plants-a-boost-on-antioxidents-wi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ULSD/HFPTI5T9/FTAULSDHFPTI5T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ULSD/HFPTI5T9/FTAULSDHFPTI5T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ULSD/HFPTI5T9/FTAULSDHFPTI5T9.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 to give your plants a boost of antioxidents take 2 cups of water in a microwavable cup and add one green tea bag. so your pretty much making a cup of tea..... put in for 2 and 1/2 min. when done chill in fridge for 30 min. now pour around the stem of your plant,leting it soak into the soil. the ant...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:01:49 PDT
HOW TO KEEP DOGS from peeing on your lawn and flower beds. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-KEEP-DOGS-from-peeing-on-your-lawn-and-flow/
HOW TO KEEP DOGS from peeing on your lawn and flower beds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 this will keep dogs from peeing on your flowers and grass NO MORE YELLOW! you need you will need 4 table spoons of ceyanne pepper 4 cups of warm water 1/2 teaspoon of dawn dishwashing soap(using the soap is optional,you dont really need it) and a 32 ounce spray bottle. if you dont have tha...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:33:52 PDT
Heineken Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Heineken-Plant-Pot/
Heineken Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/AL5F/HFD1E8ZK/FK9AL5FHFD1E8ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/AL5F/HFD1E8ZK/FK9AL5FHFD1E8ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/AL5F/HFD1E8ZK/FK9AL5FHFD1E8ZK.SMALL.jpg sizcer In this instructable I´ll show you how to reuse a Heineken keg to make a great looking plant pot Materials Obviously Heineken 5 liter beer keg Dremel Mototool or Dremel Trio ( A drill could be used instead ) Metal drill bits Grinding bit Ear plugs Metal scissors Glove...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:06:17 PDT
Doll-sized Raised Flower Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Doll-sized-Raised-Flower-Bed/
Doll-sized Raised Flower Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/X5UC/HFD15UOC/F83X5UCHFD15UOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/X5UC/HFD15UOC/F83X5UCHFD15UOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/X5UC/HFD15UOC/F83X5UCHFD15UOC.SMALL.jpg craftpro What did you make? I made a doll sized flower bed. To make it, I used scissors, popsicle sticks, foam from packaging, brown fabric, small paper flowers, a green pipe-cleaner, toothpicks, a cardboard scrap, and a hot-glue gun. BTW, I am not a craftpro like my username says, lol! How did you make it...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 10:15:12 PDT
Pocket size Bio Sphere http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-size-Bio-Sphere/
Pocket size Bio Sphere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZNBU/HCB8RCB2/FAWZNBUHCB8RCB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZNBU/HCB8RCB2/FAWZNBUHCB8RCB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/ZNBU/HCB8RCB2/FAWZNBUHCB8RCB2.SMALL.jpg Jacob the maker of sawdust I had just built my bedroom shop and wanted to make something.  So I found a lightbulb (blown) and started my first project.  I drew what I wanted it to look like so I would know what materials I would need.  Materials 1 globe style clear light bulb  for cutting off base of bulb The Bulb Fir...
By: Jacob the maker of sawdust

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:57:41 PST
Recycled Hangarden http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hangarden/
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By: tech ace

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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:05:20 PST
Wilbur Shaped Garden Planter . http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Dog-Planter-Present/
Wilbur Shaped Garden Planter . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q971/HAWSLGFV/F2SQ971HAWSLGFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q971/HAWSLGFV/F2SQ971HAWSLGFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/Q971/HAWSLGFV/F2SQ971HAWSLGFV.SMALL.jpg FriendOfHumanity It's Christmas Eve and I need a present for a friend. Luckily I can fall back on my roundabout dog Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Roundadabout-Dogs/ I was with her a month ago and we drove past the Roundabout dog; she expressed delight and initially refused to believe that I had pu...
By: FriendOfHumanity

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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 06:40:40 PST
Diwali Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Diwali-Tree/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VJIH/H8RVBCMT/F8OVJIHH8RVBCMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VJIH/H8RVBCMT/F8OVJIHH8RVBCMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/VJIH/H8RVBCMT/F8OVJIHH8RVBCMT.SMALL.jpg bhvm Diwali! The festival of Lights, Colors and Joy! Diwali happens to be my favorite Festival. There are Rice lights, Fireworks, Oil Lamps, Rangoli, Flowers and tons of other decoration throughout the places. One thing I've always missed is the Bright, Shiny, Glamorous Christmas tree Found I've seen in...
By: bhvm

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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 06:03:03 PDT
Day of the Dead Planters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-of-the-Dead-Planters/
Day of the Dead Planters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BNAG/H7UR92UU/FSYBNAGH7UR92UU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BNAG/H7UR92UU/FSYBNAGH7UR92UU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/BNAG/H7UR92UU/FSYBNAGH7UR92UU.SMALL.jpg creativekismet I am completely fascinated with Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos).  The All Souls Procession,  here in Tucson, Az , is one of the most amazing things about Tucson.  It’s a really amazing event.  I went last year, despite an aching back and was so glad I went! I made these Day of the Dead Calaver...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 21:59:38 PDT
Cloning a Poinsettia http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloning-a-Poinsettia/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPL2/H7ME2WPX/F7LKPL2H7ME2WPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPL2/H7ME2WPX/F7LKPL2H7ME2WPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPL2/H7ME2WPX/F7LKPL2H7ME2WPX.SMALL.jpg shawnhennessey Poinsettia is a plant species indigenous to Mexico and Central America. It is particularly well known for its red and green foliage and is widely used in Christmas floral displays. It derives its name from Joel Roberts Poinsett,[2] the first United States Minister to Mexico,[3] who introduced the pl...
By: shawnhennessey

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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:11:26 PDT
Laser cut wooden flower press http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-herborium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/L3M0/H5Y9VO9B/FOGL3M0H5Y9VO9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/L3M0/H5Y9VO9B/FOGL3M0H5Y9VO9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/L3M0/H5Y9VO9B/FOGL3M0H5Y9VO9B.SMALL.jpg r4f Motivation of this Instructable: a gift for my son, Cyrus, for his 6th birthday. This Instructable will show you how to build your own customized flower press, herbier in French. It is a nice way of pressing and preserving flowers, leaves, buds and lots of other things that can be found in your bac...
By: r4f

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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 08:21:55 PDT
Upcycle a Discarded Grill/Smoker to a Fun Planter Box(updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-a-Discarded-GrillSmoker-to-a-Fun-Planter-/
Upcycle a Discarded Grill/Smoker to a Fun Planter Box(updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/UKT5/H1ZG6KJT/FVXUKT5H1ZG6KJT.SMALL.jpg TheBaldFish So basically, one day I was driving past the dumpster for my building complex and I saw a perfectly good rusted out smoker.  I immediately knew it must be mine.  So I parked my car and walked over and drug it the block or so to my home.  It stayed on my porch for about a month until spring sprung.  ...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 14:20:48 PDT
Plants vs. Zombies: Amigurumi Garden Variety Zombie http://www.instructables.com/id/Plants-vs-Zombies-Amigurumi-Garden-Variety-Zombi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UNDA/H0KL7M3I/FWUUNDAH0KL7M3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UNDA/H0KL7M3I/FWUUNDAH0KL7M3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/UNDA/H0KL7M3I/FWUUNDAH0KL7M3I.SMALL.jpg mrscoloradogal This amigurumi "Garden Variety Zombie" from Plants vs. Zombies was made based on the boy pattern in the book Complete Idiot’s Guide To Amigurumi, with modifications to the head, the leg and the clothes. The head has to be adjusted to account for the gaping mouth and bulging eyes. The body has the ad...
By: mrscoloradogal

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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 14:50:05 PDT
Desktop Terrarium with Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Terrarium-with-Night-Light/
Desktop Terrarium with Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/EKXE/GRTHMOK4/F2EEKXEGRTHMOK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/EKXE/GRTHMOK4/F2EEKXEGRTHMOK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/EKXE/GRTHMOK4/F2EEKXEGRTHMOK4.SMALL.jpg Admiral Aaron Ravensdale Almost every Steampunker has the same problem, to finance all the big projects in your head you must sit many hours on your desk to earn the money. Often the office is dismal and grey. This is quietly no place for an awesome mind. Now I invent this Desktop Terrarium who allows you to put your own ex...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 01:32:33 PDT
Cheap Artificial Aquarium Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Artificial-Aquarium-Plants/
Cheap Artificial Aquarium Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/760D/GRFNCU0U/FTO760DGRFNCU0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/760D/GRFNCU0U/FTO760DGRFNCU0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/760D/GRFNCU0U/FTO760DGRFNCU0U.SMALL.jpg General Wiskers aquarium plants are pretty expensive, some cost about $10 for one, so i decided to make my own. and for about $10 you can have enough plants to decorate as many fish tanks as you want supplies the main thing you need is any kind of fake plant i got mine from michaels but they sell them everywhere...
By: General Wiskers

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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 16:17:50 PDT
plant tags from discarded plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/plant-tags-from-discarded-plastic/
plant tags from discarded plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WYWU/GPVEVVOL/FYQWYWUGPVEVVOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WYWU/GPVEVVOL/FYQWYWUGPVEVVOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WYWU/GPVEVVOL/FYQWYWUGPVEVVOL.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
By: foobear

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:17:21 PDT
Green Foods! Colorful cooking without artificial dyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Foods-Colorful-Cooking-Without-Artificial-D/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/4VUB/GOTSZ6NB/FAA4VUBGOTSZ6NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/4VUB/GOTSZ6NB/FAA4VUBGOTSZ6NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/4VUB/GOTSZ6NB/FAA4VUBGOTSZ6NB.SMALL.jpg kitchentablescraps All green food pigments are from the chlorophyll molecule. If yellow and orange plant foods are remarkable for making vision possible, then chlorophyll is remarkable for making much of life on earth possible. Our oxygen-rich atmosphere can be traced back to photosynthesis, and photosynthesis needs ...
By: kitchentablescraps

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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 19:32:36 PDT
How to make a Floating Water Garden out of Natural Materials! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Floating-Water-Garden-out-of-Natural/
How to make a Floating Water Garden out of Natural Materials! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/0KFH/GMX1STSN/F8P0KFHGMX1STSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/0KFH/GMX1STSN/F8P0KFHGMX1STSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/0KFH/GMX1STSN/F8P0KFHGMX1STSN.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: Parsons_Lab_Group

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Tue, 3 May 2011 19:28:12 PDT
6 Unusual Uses for Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Unusual-Uses-for-Eggs/
6 Unusual Uses for Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N3GR/GVKGJH58/F1CN3GRGVKGJH58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N3GR/GVKGJH58/F1CN3GRGVKGJH58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N3GR/GVKGJH58/F1CN3GRGVKGJH58.SMALL.jpg kazmataz You know something's good when it's sold in packages of 12. Eggs are incredibly versatile, and so this is my ode to those slimy insides that make breakfast worth waking up for. (and get ready for some pretty egg-plosive puns) Eggsotic Beauty Product If your hair has been lacking that extra somet...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2011 16:28:19 PDT
Origami Magic Rose Cube (Valerie Vann) http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Magic-Rose-Cube-Valerie-Vann/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/INKN/GKJF7LBZ/F4KINKNGKJF7LBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/INKN/GKJF7LBZ/F4KINKNGKJF7LBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/INKN/GKJF7LBZ/F4KINKNGKJF7LBZ.SMALL.jpg Andreus Felipen This is an origami rose made out of six papers, 3 of them red and the other 3 green. It was invented by Valerie Vann.
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 08:31:56 PST
DIY Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydroponics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/334Y/GHZ6XPX5/FM5334YGHZ6XPX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/334Y/GHZ6XPX5/FM5334YGHZ6XPX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/334Y/GHZ6XPX5/FM5334YGHZ6XPX5.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo DIY Hydroponics gives you full step-by-step instructions for 18 projects to get your indoor harvest growing. Learn how to get started in the field of hydroponics with projects that range from beginner to fully automated watering systems with grow lights. All projects come from Instructables.com, are...
By: scoochmaroo

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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:33:01 PST
Filter your Laundry Graywater with Marsh Plants! http://www.instructables.com/id/Filter-your-Laundry-Graywater-with-Marsh-Plants/
Filter your Laundry Graywater with Marsh Plants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/I0B8/G7DYY9TI/FBBI0B8G7DYY9TI.SMALL.jpg bennelson A while back, I started using greywater, waste water from my clothes washer, to flush my toilet. The system works well, and saves TONS of water, but I still wanted some way to filter the water first, preferably with a biological system. I keep a large aquarium, and I also compost, so I thought that...
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 17:20:03 PDT