Instructables: exploring - workshop - container http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:39:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pallet Companion Cube Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Companion-Cube-Container/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 13:58:23 PDT
Self-watering container garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-container-garden/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:31:14 PDT
Canvas re-inforced cardboard storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-re-inforced-cardboard-storage-box/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:36:21 PDT
Curved Railing Planter Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Railing-Planter-Adapter/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:52 PDT
PORTABLE ANT STUDY FIELD WORKSTATION http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-ANT-STUDY-FIELD-WORKSTATION/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 05:42:52 PDT
Coffee collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-collector/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:16:00 PDT
Stackable organizing tins http://www.instructables.com/id/Stackable-organizing-tins/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:43:22 PST
Reclaimed Plastic Container Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Plastic-Container-Organizer/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:20:29 PST
Decorative Cardboard Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Cardboard-Box/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 02:09:29 PST
Rain Gutter Garden Planter Troughs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Gutter-Garden-Planter-Troughs/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:33:01 PST
Container House http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-House/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:40:10 PDT
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Brick-Supply-Holder/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:08:48 PDT
My new wooden garbage box http://www.instructables.com/id/My-new-wooden-garbage-box/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:08:26 PDT
Spice Jars on a Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Spice-Jars-on-a-Wood-Lathe/
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:55:57 PDT
Campbell's Soup Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Campbells-Soup-Stool/
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Fri, 24 May 2013 13:52:54 PDT
How to Make a Better Strawberry Pallet Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Strawberry-Pallet-Planter/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:26:57 PDT
Soda can seedling container http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-can-seedling-container/
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 16:34:15 PDT
Bottle towers in a Karachi Govt. School http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-towers-in-a-Karachi-Govt-School/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2FQK/HCJO3D9D/FUE2FQKHCJO3D9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2FQK/HCJO3D9D/FUE2FQKHCJO3D9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2FQK/HCJO3D9D/FUE2FQKHCJO3D9D.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Zahra Ali Husain and some of her friends have set up a "bottle tower project" in a Govt. Girls School in Karachi (Pakistan).  Pupils of Grade 4 and 5 learned how to build towers with otherwise discarded bottles.  They filled the bottles with potting soil and planted seedlings of vegetables and flowe...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 10:25:37 PST
Bottle tower gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-tower-gardens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/M7EU/HCJO5NSE/FEFM7EUHCJO5NSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/M7EU/HCJO5NSE/FEFM7EUHCJO5NSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/M7EU/HCJO5NSE/FEFM7EUHCJO5NSE.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem This video shows the efficiency and sustainability of a bottle tower garden. They can be installed against the wall of a house or along a hedge or a fence.  The number of bottle towers has to be adapted for providing food security for the family all year long and year after year.  It is a method app...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 10:10:02 PST
Food production in containers at home http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-production-in-containers-at-home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VV8X/HCJOEQ0P/FAJVV8XHCJOEQ0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VV8X/HCJOEQ0P/FAJVV8XHCJOEQ0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/VV8X/HCJOEQ0P/FAJVV8XHCJOEQ0P.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Anyone can grow fresh food in containers anywhere (in rural and urban areas).  Crops in containers need less water and less fertilizer.  This video shows vegetables and herbs grown in bottle towers, buckets and pots.  It is an easy way to get food security and to combat hunger and child malnutrition...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 09:55:26 PST
A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants - Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Choice-of-Containers-to-Grow-Plants-Part-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/1L1H/HCJODQ88/FCO1L1HHCJODQ88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/1L1H/HCJODQ88/FCO1L1HHCJODQ88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/1L1H/HCJODQ88/FCO1L1HHCJODQ88.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem There are numerous types of containers in which plants can easily be grown, even more easily than in the soil.  A wide variety of small containers is used for production of seedlings.  Bigger ones can be used for producing most of the vegetables at home.
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 12:45:35 PST
A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Choice-of-Containers-to-Grow-Plants-Part-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/HT7O/HCJO5JQH/FPVHT7OHCJO5JQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/HT7O/HCJO5JQH/FPVHT7OHCJO5JQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/HT7O/HCJO5JQH/FPVHT7OHCJO5JQH.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem There are numerous types of containers in which plants can easily be grown, even more easily than in the soil.  Plastic bottles seem to be favorites for family gardening, probably because people don't like to litter too much plastic.  gardening in otherwise discarded bottles and pots is a remarkable...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 12:29:15 PST
A Choice of Containers to Grow Plants - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Choice-of-Containers-to-Grow-Plants-Part-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CTQM/HCJO5JOE/FGTCTQMHCJO5JOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CTQM/HCJO5JOE/FGTCTQMHCJO5JOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CTQM/HCJO5JOE/FGTCTQMHCJO5JOE.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Container gardening has become one of the most important tools to combat hunger and malnutrition.  All over the world people are producing their own fresh food in many different types of containers.  Many are also decorating their house and garden with ornamental plants in containers.  Time has come...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 12:15:14 PST
Risers in container gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Risers-in-container-gardening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/KHIK/HCJOEOGE/F28KHIKHCJOEOGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/KHIK/HCJOEOGE/F28KHIKHCJOEOGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/KHIK/HCJOEOGE/F28KHIKHCJOEOGE.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem The use of risers to enhance food production in container gardening is a real success story in The Philippines.  Jojo ROM, Buklod Tao and others showed that this method belongs to the best practices to combat hunger and malnutrition.  This video should convince people in most of the developing count...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 11:58:23 PST
Make a box to store your components (or other stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-box-to-store-your-components-or-other-stuf-1/
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 18:52:39 PDT
Self-watering bucket planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-bucket-planter/
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 12:29:09 PDT
how to make a sheet metal box http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-sheet-metal-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SMALL.jpg flattrackracer 1) first you want to make an expanded template for your box out of cardboard, paper, etc. ( a flat version of your box. I have a graph paper drawing in the pics below, but its not for this box) 2) trace your template on to your piece of sheet metal, as pictured ( I suggest 20-22 gauge steel) 3) cut ...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:37:26 PDT
How to colour mx carburettor hoses http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-colour-mx-carburettor-hoses/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 16:04:02 PDT
The Cloud: Information Storing Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cloud-Information-Storing-Wall-Art/
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 17:01:01 PDT
Window Test Tube Planters (for mad scientists) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Test-Tube-Planters-for-mad-scientists/
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Sun, 27 May 2012 22:11:03 PDT
Organic Strawberry Growing (to the core!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-Strawberry-Growing-to-the-core/
Organic Strawberry Growing (to the core!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VH31/H1ZG8LXS/FQXVH31H1ZG8LXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VH31/H1ZG8LXS/FQXVH31H1ZG8LXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VH31/H1ZG8LXS/FQXVH31H1ZG8LXS.SMALL.jpg Pluckyhero Introduction – The answer to our problems is sandbags let me explain why.... If like me you are joining the organic growing revolution you may find yourself asking what can I use as a cheap organic container to grow my strawberries (or other plants) in. Especially if you don’t have access to a gard...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 17:32:50 PDT
Self Watering Pot Insert For Large Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Pot-Insert-For-Large-Pot/
Self Watering Pot Insert For Large Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HU50/H0FLRPHA/FYWHU50H0FLRPHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HU50/H0FLRPHA/FYWHU50H0FLRPHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HU50/H0FLRPHA/FYWHU50H0FLRPHA.SMALL.jpg kslate We decided that we were going to start growing our own plants this year, both to save money, and to have fresher, healthier food available to us in the house.  We decided our first project should be our kitchen herb garden. Our big hurdle is limited time to maintain the garden, and the concern that...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 10:04:16 PDT
Multi Vitamin (or whatever) Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Vitamin-or-whatever-Container/
Multi Vitamin (or whatever) Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/AZ3E/H0FLJ2NG/FW4AZ3EH0FLJ2NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/AZ3E/H0FLJ2NG/FW4AZ3EH0FLJ2NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/AZ3E/H0FLJ2NG/FW4AZ3EH0FLJ2NG.SMALL.jpg nchittim Here is how to make a simple pill container. I find it's a great way to carry a few multi-vitamins or aspirin while camping. What you'll need: 1. Metal Lathe and tooling 2. Tap and Die 3. Bar Stock Turn your bar stock to the diameter of your Die, then thread. Cut the threaded "top" of your ...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 19:42:21 PDT
How to Ferment and Collect Tomato Seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Ferment-and-Collect-Tomato-Seeds/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 06:58:06 PST
Tough PVC Cases For Anything http://www.instructables.com/id/Tough-PVC-Cases-For-Anything/
Tough PVC Cases For Anything - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/HYFX/GY4RAA6Q/FJZHYFXGY4RAA6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/HYFX/GY4RAA6Q/FJZHYFXGY4RAA6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/HYFX/GY4RAA6Q/FJZHYFXGY4RAA6Q.SMALL.jpg ilpug Ever need a case for something that you didn't want broken? Like making things that are simple, yet indestructible? It is very simple to make a very tough case out of some PVC or ABS pipe. I made a gift for my  friend, but it was pretty delicate, so I needed a case to put it in. Looking at the junk...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 18:49:19 PST
How to Build a Simple and Basic Double Tomato Container with Water Resevoir http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Simple-and-Basic-Double-Tomato-Cont/
How to Build a Simple and Basic Double Tomato Container with Water Resevoir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LBHT/GXMS6EBF/FTZLBHTGXMS6EBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LBHT/GXMS6EBF/FTZLBHTGXMS6EBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/LBHT/GXMS6EBF/FTZLBHTGXMS6EBF.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden Wow! A lot of words to say two five gallon paint buckets put together so you have a back-up water resevoir in the bottom. Tomatoes will grow really well in containers but you can't let them dry out even for a day. I recommend a 5 gallon bucket or larger. It is really hard to ensure you don't let con...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:12:39 PST
How to Grow Large Tomatoes in Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Large-Tomatoes-in-Containers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/HLMC/GXL5YMSV/F63HLMCGXL5YMSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/HLMC/GXL5YMSV/F63HLMCGXL5YMSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/HLMC/GXL5YMSV/F63HLMCGXL5YMSV.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden This video provides instructions for growing large tomatoes in containers. It isn't so much about constructing, but more about learning key principles that will help you plant, grow and maintain a healthy container tomato. The video shows you how to grow tomatoes in containers like you see in the ...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 13:38:41 PST
SPINNING ALMOST OUT OF REACH ORGANIZER http://www.instructables.com/id/SPINNING-ALMOST-OUT-OF-REACH-ORGANIZER/
SPINNING ALMOST OUT OF REACH ORGANIZER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NCSJ/GSR9IBWO/F9QNCSJGSR9IBWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NCSJ/GSR9IBWO/F9QNCSJGSR9IBWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NCSJ/GSR9IBWO/F9QNCSJGSR9IBWO.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD This is not my idea.  My grandfather made many for himself and friends.  Possibly not his idea either, but as he past it on, so shall I. It is a good way to organize small bits and pieces and get them high enough to be out of the way but still be seen and accessed. Materials Center Spinny P...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 07:16:38 PDT
Compact Wine Bottle Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Wine-Bottle-Garden-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/MNRK/GNXWYR2F/FWLMNRKGNXWYR2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/MNRK/GNXWYR2F/FWLMNRKGNXWYR2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/MNRK/GNXWYR2F/FWLMNRKGNXWYR2F.SMALL.jpg fisforphantom Short on space but still want a garden conversation piece?  See my published instructable for more information on how to create this! List of materials: Wine bottles: 55 to 65 3/8” by 1ft rebar: 55 to 65 Planting soil (or good dirt): 10 to 15 cubic feet. Liner: As needed. (See explanation below) F...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 07:56:26 PDT
Hydrogen Gas Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrogen-Gas-Torch/
Hydrogen Gas Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/1Y5O/GMJIE5KG/FYU1Y5OGMJIE5KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/1Y5O/GMJIE5KG/FYU1Y5OGMJIE5KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/1Y5O/GMJIE5KG/FYU1Y5OGMJIE5KG.SMALL.jpg makincoolstuff The hydrogen gas cutter uses only water and electricity to create an extremely hot flame that can be used for welding and cutting. i came up with the idea when my dad showed me a hydrogen gas generator that people commonly use for increasing there cars mileage. i though, why no put a braising tip on...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 04:40:13 PDT
waterproof container from little propane cylinder in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/waterproof-container-from-little-propane-cylinder-/
waterproof container from little propane cylinder in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/TK1Y/GINP14IP/FY4TK1YGINP14IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/TK1Y/GINP14IP/FY4TK1YGINP14IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/TK1Y/GINP14IP/FY4TK1YGINP14IP.SMALL.jpg transam_dream I recently thought of this reuse idea after discarding numerous spent propane cylinders. I recycle a lot of metals instead of throwing in the landfill but the recycling plant will not take these for obvious reasons.  The containers are quick and easy to make and offer lots of different uses such as...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 15:44:52 PST
Build Your Own Shipping Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Shipping-Container/
Build Your Own Shipping Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/EODE/GITHIR2S/FJYEODEGITHIR2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/EODE/GITHIR2S/FJYEODEGITHIR2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/EODE/GITHIR2S/FJYEODEGITHIR2S.SMALL.jpg KoffeeKommando Ok, this Instructable doesn't just promise the crazy.... It's gonna DELIVER! Ever want to make your own cargo/shipping/pod style container? Well, now you can! Container can be lifted from trailer at any location by two people. Trailer can then be rolled out from under and used for other work. Very...
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Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:18:25 PST
Bottle Cap Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Container/
Bottle Cap Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ZFG2/G9NH92MZ/FM0ZFG2G9NH92MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ZFG2/G9NH92MZ/FM0ZFG2G9NH92MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ZFG2/G9NH92MZ/FM0ZFG2G9NH92MZ.SMALL.jpg etgainey This is a very simple container to make using a plastic bottle and 2 plastic bottle caps. Cutting Plastic Bottle Simply cut the plastic bottle right above the rim or the of the upper side of the rim Assemble the Cap After you have cut the top of the plastic bottle, take a hot glue gun and glue...
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Sun, 30 May 2010 08:27:48 PDT
Moveable Carport Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Moveable-Carport-Garden/
Moveable Carport Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JNZX/G9NH92KR/FVDJNZXG9NH92KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JNZX/G9NH92KR/FVDJNZXG9NH92KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/JNZX/G9NH92KR/FVDJNZXG9NH92KR.SMALL.jpg bpar10  Growing plants is important.  It is healthy, greening, improves air quality and is all-round good for you.  But this can be tough if you live in a second floor apartment without a balcony.  This Instructable will show you how I grew carrots in a carport, radishes from rubbish, and spinach from wast...
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Sun, 30 May 2010 07:47:49 PDT
Potato Bags From Recycled Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Bags-From-Recycled-Plastics/
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Sun, 2 May 2010 16:34:44 PDT
Milk Crate "Air-Pot" Urban Container Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Air-Pot-Square-Foot-Urban-Container-G/
Milk Crate "Air-Pot" Urban Container Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/C31S/G825D4SC/FTYC31SG825D4SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/C31S/G825D4SC/FTYC31SG825D4SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/C31S/G825D4SC/FTYC31SG825D4SC.SMALL.jpg jeremytubbs So, my wife and I moved to a 2nd floor front Chicago greystone with no greenspace but it does have faux balcony over the front entry that can only be accessed by climbing through a window.  We decided that this space must be utilized as urban gardening space. While looking around for container gar...
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Tue, 20 Apr 2010 20:39:05 PDT
How to make a self watering container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-container/
How to make a self watering container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5RMJ/G825CLM8/FOY5RMJG825CLM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5RMJ/G825CLM8/FOY5RMJG825CLM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/5RMJ/G825CLM8/FOY5RMJG825CLM8.SMALL.jpg dlpuckett A self watering container consists of: a pot (any old plastic pot will do, make sure it has no holes in it, the pot I used was a bucket I got at the dollar store) a wick (any plastic bottle you can recycle, I used a Gatorade bottle) a pipe ( any pipe big enough to pour water in easily, I used copper...
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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 12:27:12 PDT
Bag Leaves the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-Leaves-the-Easy-Way/
Bag Leaves the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/LPYP/G7WVDG0D/FCMLPYPG7WVDG0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/LPYP/G7WVDG0D/FCMLPYPG7WVDG0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/LPYP/G7WVDG0D/FCMLPYPG7WVDG0D.SMALL.jpg meralgia Propping a plastic leaf bag up while you fill it with leaves is time consuming.  And the suction created by removing the bags from the trash can tends to rip the top of your bag.  Simply remove the bottom of a plastic garbage container, and you've solved both of your problems!!  Here's how... Cut ...
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Mon, 12 Apr 2010 07:00:40 PDT
Fixing a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-cars-radiator/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:47:26 PDT
Building Slug-Proof Planting Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Slug-Proof-Planting-Barrels/
Building Slug-Proof Planting Barrels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/Y9X8/FYIZ4WQ0/FADY9X8FYIZ4WQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/Y9X8/FYIZ4WQ0/FADY9X8FYIZ4WQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/Y9X8/FYIZ4WQ0/FADY9X8FYIZ4WQ0.SMALL.jpg meganscottage Living under redwood trees is fantastic, with a few minor exceptions, for die-hard gardeners. My greatest curse-provoker is slug eaten plants. My seedlings hardly have a chance to get started before our slimy natives mow them down. So this project is great to protect food and flower crops from chomp...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 21:33:19 PDT