Instructables: exploring - gardening - easy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:41:35 PST BLOX v1.01 Cheap Easy indoor plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-indoor-plants/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:23:35 PST
growing lentils http://www.instructables.com/id/growing-lentils/
growing lentils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SMALL.jpg char6708 Lentils are easy to grow and need sunlight. They are fast growing and will sprout with in a few days. Supplies paper towelspotting soillentils Prepare container make sure your container is 4-5 inches tallpoke holes in the bottom for drainage Prepare lentils get a piece of plastic tupperwa...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 22:05:22 PST
IKEA HACK MODULAR STACKABLE HYDROPONIC WINDOW GARDEN http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-MODULAR-STACKABLE-HYDROPONIC-WINDOW-GARD/
IKEA HACK MODULAR STACKABLE HYDROPONIC WINDOW GARDEN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/A9WB/I3BHBJHY/FT6A9WBI3BHBJHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/A9WB/I3BHBJHY/FT6A9WBI3BHBJHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/A9WB/I3BHBJHY/FT6A9WBI3BHBJHY.SMALL.jpg MalikIvan This modular hydroponic garden allows you to customize your system by choosing the components according to your personal demands. You can decide yourself whether to grow off the grid with the Kratky modules or to add modules that require electricity such as the Air pump and Light module. The differe...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:13:26 PST
Easy Moss Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Moss-Garden/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:33:41 PST
easy mini greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-mini-greenhouse/
easy mini greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/MLUW/I34DWV7I/FUWMLUWI34DWV7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/MLUW/I34DWV7I/FUWMLUWI34DWV7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/MLUW/I34DWV7I/FUWMLUWI34DWV7I.SMALL.jpg char6708 This is an easy indoor mini seed starting hut. Materials: plastic wrapcardboard boxshoeboxtrash bagclear large baghot glue gunchopsticks Cut flaps off box and start frame cut the side flaps off the boxlook inside your cardboard and there are small cavities toy can put you chopsticks into. sli...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:05:54 PST
Avocado Seed Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Avocado-Seed-Tray/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:32:36 PDT
Bird's Nest Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Nest-Plant-Pot/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:38:55 PDT
Interlocking Honeycomb Bee Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-Honeycomb-Bee-Garden/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:53 PDT
PVC Bird house http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bird-house/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 07:10:33 PDT
LED incubator (cheap and LOW ENERGY consumption) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-incubator-cheap-and-LOW-ENERGY-consumption/
LED incubator (cheap and LOW ENERGY consumption) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/JXN4/HV0KYULZ/FFJJXN4HV0KYULZ.SMALL.jpg djaddo Hi,This is my first post on instructables.com. I think this could be helpful. :)This is an easy to make incubator with a really low energy consumption.You will need a few things only:2 buckets (smaller and bigger),1 aquarium heater (25w),2 metal bars,1 LED tape.How to:The smaller bucket will be inse...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:31:07 PDT
Space Efficient Gardening Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Efficient-Gardening-Rack/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:10:49 PDT
Cheap and Easy Hydroponic Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Hydroponic-Herb-Garden/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:44:32 PDT
EASY Eco-friendly Garden Pots for free! Recycled, green, newspaper seed planting pots for spring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-friendly-recycled-newspaper-seed-planting-pots/
EASY Eco-friendly Garden Pots for free! Recycled, green, newspaper seed planting pots for spring! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/JU4N/HRBNAJHO/FWCJU4NHRBNAJHO.SMALL.jpg chopping block farm This easy instructable will show you how to turn that boring old paper filled with bad news and ads for crap you can't afford into seedling pots for your spring garden. Not only will you get to re-use your newspaper, but you won't have to buy any expensive plastic or peat pots from the store. Get re...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 16:15:44 PST
Simple and easy timed watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-easy-timed-watering-system/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:07:07 PST
Easy Way To Grow Seedlings Using A Worm Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-To-Grow-Seedlings-Using-A-Worm-Farm/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 19:35:08 PST
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Basil-Box-Compact-and-Affordable-Hydroponic-/
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SMALL.jpg Dandeman321       Last year I followed this Instructable  to build a hydroponic garden and it turned out really nice. I used it to grow lettuce, basil, and tomatoes. After a couple months, the lettuce started bolting and flowering and the tomatoes outgrew the setup. In the end, I used the setup to grow three ba...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 10:47:05 PDT
DIY River Stone Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-River-Stone-Planter/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 14:42:52 PDT
Early Sprouters http://www.instructables.com/id/Early-Sprouters/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 19:12:51 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: How-To-Make Stepping Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-How-To-Make-Stepping-Stones/
DIY CONCRETE:: How-To-Make Stepping Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete   Supplies: Stepping Stone Mold Mold Release or Light Vegetable Oil and Paint Brush Plywood Base Boards Particle Mask + Rubber Gloves CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula Admixture Sakrete 5000 Plus Concrete Mix Wheel Barrow or Bucket Mixing Shovel / Ho...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:43:51 PST
Wicking Bottles the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wicking-Bottles-the-easy-way/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/H0AV/H7430WWN/F9UH0AVH7430WWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/H0AV/H7430WWN/F9UH0AVH7430WWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/H0AV/H7430WWN/F9UH0AVH7430WWN.SMALL.jpg Bubbler Keeping just the right amount of water up to plants when the warm spring and then summer weather arrives, can be tricky. If we forget to water a plant, it can suffer both in the appearance and productivity as well. This is a way that I tried late last summer, and it seemed to work well, but the weat...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 03:43:01 PDT
Garden label tags (I made this at Techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-label-tags-I-made-this-at-Techshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/UXLX/H5ENPRV4/FKSUXLXH5ENPRV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/UXLX/H5ENPRV4/FKSUXLXH5ENPRV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/UXLX/H5ENPRV4/FKSUXLXH5ENPRV4.SMALL.jpg Scottbot Step 1) Cut out some 2 1/2in stripe of copper. I used the a hydraulic shear but the if you use thin gauge sheet hand shears will do. Step 2) Draw a 4in triangle about 4in down from the end of work copper stripe. step 3) Cut off your 8 in section, then trim off the corners to create your spike. Step ...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 07:45:20 PDT
EASY RAISED GARDEN BED ON CASTERS FOR PATIO OR DECK http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-DIY-RAISED-GARDEN-BEN-ON-CASTERS/
EASY RAISED GARDEN BED ON CASTERS FOR PATIO OR DECK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/4NUN/H4DXITNA/FB54NUNH4DXITNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/4NUN/H4DXITNA/FB54NUNH4DXITNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/4NUN/H4DXITNA/FB54NUNH4DXITNA.SMALL.jpg Few Bits This is a tutorial for a 4'x4' raised garden bed on casters for use on a deck or patio.  It can be done in a day for under 100 bucks. This tutorial can be used  to build two versions of 4’x4’ raised planter beds on casters, one is 18” high and the other is 30” high.  But you can adjust your lumber ...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 15:41:03 PDT
Easy Planter Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Planter-Project/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 09:52:39 PDT
How to Plant a Successful Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plant-a-Successful-Garden/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 07:50:31 PDT
Home made catch cherries http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-catch-cherries/
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 16:25:40 PDT
make a self-watering planter using recycled materials on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-self-watering-planter-using-recycled-materi/
make a self-watering planter using recycled materials on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SMALL.jpg calskin the intro My office manager buys jugs of water from Safeway for our water cooler.  Later I found out that these particular jugs have no deposit on those water jugs, so they're just getting thrown out instead of being reused.  I thought this was kind of silly, so I asked if I could take the jugs wit...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 17:43:03 PDT
easy tipi style shelter/hide http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-tipi-style-shelterhide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/DBFL/H1Y0CFFQ/F5CDBFLH1Y0CFFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/DBFL/H1Y0CFFQ/F5CDBFLH1Y0CFFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/DBFL/H1Y0CFFQ/F5CDBFLH1Y0CFFQ.SMALL.jpg HarrietW you need: 4 large branches/small tree trunks                  smaller branches with leaves                  string - tie the 4 large branches together like a tipi using string - wrap string around the branches as shown in the diagram - weave smaller branches in and out of the string
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Mon, 7 May 2012 11:03:17 PDT
Cheapest Little Planters Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Little-Planters-Ever/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HP59/H0KL0WGX/FZMHP59H0KL0WGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HP59/H0KL0WGX/FZMHP59H0KL0WGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/HP59/H0KL0WGX/FZMHP59H0KL0WGX.SMALL.jpg love em geeks These are the cheapest little planters I could come up with. What you'll need: -Tins -- Any kind, any size. Just make sure there are no rough edges. (If there were, you can always flat them down with a hammer) -Hammer -Screwdriver or any pointy tool -Spray paint -- I used the colors I had at home ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 12:45:32 PDT
Cheasy (Cheap and Easy) Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheasy-Cheap-and-Easy-Compost-Bin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8FIZ/GZUASPAZ/FB68FIZGZUASPAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8FIZ/GZUASPAZ/FB68FIZGZUASPAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/8FIZ/GZUASPAZ/FB68FIZGZUASPAZ.SMALL.jpg alhazen Back yard looked like pasture. People coming over next day.  (People that don't know I'm a slob.) Opposed to carting off compostable lawn refuse. I needed a compost bin and fast. Instant Decomp Nirvana: $10 bucks and 50 minutes from the time I pulled out of the driveway until I was actually filling...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 08:57:08 PDT
Gardening/ Recycling- Indoor/Outdoor: Glass&Plastic 2Bottle-Garden Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-Recycling-IndoorOutdoor-GlassPlasti/
Gardening/ Recycling- Indoor/Outdoor: Glass&Plastic 2Bottle-Garden Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SMALL.jpg ARBassa Who: You What: Glass&Plastic Bottle-Garden Unit Why: To Recycle/Reuse your glass and plastic bottles.  How: Click "Next Step". These are ideal for herbs like Basil and Chives. They do not occupy very much space and can be placed indoors (by a window or bright lamp) or outdoors (in the sun). STE...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 05:07:51 PDT
Fresh Cut Flower preservative http://www.instructables.com/id/Fresh-Cut-Flower-preservative/
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Fri, 9 Mar 2012 20:40:32 PST
Self-regulating watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-regulating-watering-system/
Self-regulating watering system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SMALL.jpg gkaneto In short: this method uses the technology of some bird water bottles (like this). Additionally, you'll also use some communicating vessels.  The basic idea is drawn in pic #1. To make it, you'll need: - plastic bottle with cap - pot plate - tubing (about 3 to 5 mm of internal diameter) How to do...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 10:07:07 PST
Geodetic greenhouse (low cost) http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodetic-greenhouse-low-cost/
Geodetic greenhouse (low cost) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/PCGU/GSSOZQ21/FEVPCGUGSSOZQ21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/PCGU/GSSOZQ21/FEVPCGUGSSOZQ21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/PCGU/GSSOZQ21/FEVPCGUGSSOZQ21.SMALL.jpg rickharris Last year I started an allotment and felt the need to build a green house to enjoy the delights of tomatoes and cucumbers. Having built a 30 foot diameter dome before out of steel tubing I thought that there was a good possibility I could make a smaller  dome using some scrap wood I had left over fr...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:24:14 PDT
Simple, cheap compost bin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-cheap-compost-bin/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:24:28 PDT
Simple and 0 cost irrigator light rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-0-cost-irrigator-light-rain/
Simple and 0 cost irrigator light rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SMALL.jpg torx In my country has broken out in the spring and with it the desire of the garden and cultivation; so my brain is squeezed to try some new solution to the problems related to the supply of water to plants which would allow both to irrigate efficiently without waste. The last year I devised a simple sy...
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Wed, 18 May 2011 15:52:54 PDT
How to DIY a Simple Tree Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-DIY-a-Simple-Tree-Swing/
How to DIY a Simple Tree Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1Z5C/GNNUVYJZ/FSQ1Z5CGNNUVYJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1Z5C/GNNUVYJZ/FSQ1Z5CGNNUVYJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1Z5C/GNNUVYJZ/FSQ1Z5CGNNUVYJZ.SMALL.jpg kiate A tree swing has never appeared in my childhood nostalgia. And I've never thought of building one until my wife and I moved into a house with a chiku tree in the garden. It has a strong branch which is just nice to tie a swing to it. We're very excited about the idea but unfortunately I'd never have...
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Sun, 15 May 2011 07:45:46 PDT
Easy and VERY CHEAP green house/incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-VERY-CHEAP-green-houseincubator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XHKB/GN4CZWA5/FCDXHKBGN4CZWA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XHKB/GN4CZWA5/FCDXHKBGN4CZWA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XHKB/GN4CZWA5/FCDXHKBGN4CZWA5.SMALL.jpg maxm2820 So, I bought some little Ghost Pepper seeds and was all excited!! I knew peppers were pretty easy to grow last time I tried and they were fun and useful.....unfortunately I live in Arizona.....and they love hot and humid...Hot, we've got! Humid.....not so much. So, what to do? I don't have a lot of ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 16:39:03 PDT
Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Honey-Cow-Top-Bar-Bee-Hive/
Make your own Honey Cow (Top Bar Bee Hive) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/XNCK/GM0CO55F/FPXXNCKGM0CO55F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/XNCK/GM0CO55F/FPXXNCKGM0CO55F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/XNCK/GM0CO55F/FPXXNCKGM0CO55F.SMALL.jpg velacreations More information: http://velacreations.com/bees.html More photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/velacreations/sets/72157622528453587/ Beekeeping is an ancient DIY art, performed by amateurs and makers for centuries. Anyone can produce natural honey at home. People keep bees in many different kinds o...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 11:38:33 PDT
Easy Ladybug House http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Ladybug-House/
Easy Ladybug House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/UNXU/GB3W26H6/F8QUNXUGB3W26H6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/UNXU/GB3W26H6/F8QUNXUGB3W26H6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/UNXU/GB3W26H6/F8QUNXUGB3W26H6.SMALL.jpg amx_jcrow My first instructable. Just a simple ladybug house made from plastic juice bottles, wire clothes hangers, and duct tape! materials: old wire clothes hangers duct tape old juice bottle wire cutters razor knife (leave some juice at the bottom of the bottle. you know you'll never get those last few ...
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 10:27:39 PDT
Easy system to irrigate tomatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-system-to-irrigate-tomatoes/
Easy system to irrigate tomatoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SMALL.jpg torx Penso Che NEL this Caso di Pubblicazione e di Più Che Una Presentazione instructable delle Nazioni Unite. Interessante sembra altrettanto per la 'implementazione di facilitatore e di Che io posso vedere TUTTI I Giorni. Why This is actually meet two different needs that now will explain: 1) ...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2010 16:57:30 PDT
Propagate Plants The Easy Way...With Easy To Make Mini-Greenhouses http://www.instructables.com/id/Propagate-Plants-The-Easy-WayWith-Easy-To-Make-/
Propagate Plants The Easy Way...With Easy To Make Mini-Greenhouses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/NKSU/G9C6ZP92/FCZNKSUG9C6ZP92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/NKSU/G9C6ZP92/FCZNKSUG9C6ZP92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/NKSU/G9C6ZP92/FCZNKSUG9C6ZP92.SMALL.jpg Creativeman An ancient practice for many gardeners has always been propagating plants from healthy specimens on hand.  The obvious reasons are to save money, but it's a good way to increase the landscape plants one needs to cover a given area.  You also know what you are getting as the young plants are clones o...
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Thu, 20 May 2010 13:58:48 PDT
Homemade aqua globe (Gravity Watering system for plants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-aqua-globe-Gravity-Watering-system-for-p/
Homemade aqua globe (Gravity Watering system for plants) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SMALL.jpg davej6694 With this quick little invention you wont have to worry about watering your plants as much! just fill it with water and stick it in your plant's pot! similar to the ones you see on tv: http://www.asseenontvguys.com/productimages/as_seen_on_tv_guys/aqua_globes.jpg only its very cheap and easy to make...
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Sun, 16 May 2010 12:36:30 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
Happy Home for our friends the Mason Bees! http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-Home-for-our-friends-the-Mason-Bees/
Happy Home for our friends the Mason Bees! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/9Y8Y/G6MPC8GE/FM79Y8YG6MPC8GE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/9Y8Y/G6MPC8GE/FM79Y8YG6MPC8GE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/9Y8Y/G6MPC8GE/FM79Y8YG6MPC8GE.SMALL.jpg danica It's nearing the end of March, that means our little garden pollinators the mason bees are going to come out of their little not so cute cocoons to emerge into a cozy new home that you can make them in a handful of easy steps. First, if you've got a wood shop and tools, then you're golden, I don't s...
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Thu, 25 Mar 2010 20:26:17 PDT
Faux Ceramics You Can Make! http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Ceramics-You-Can-Make/
Faux Ceramics You Can Make! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6LUM/G2L3BU6R/FXS6LUMG2L3BU6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6LUM/G2L3BU6R/FXS6LUMG2L3BU6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/6LUM/G2L3BU6R/FXS6LUMG2L3BU6R.SMALL.jpg Creativeman In this instructable, I will be showing how to make ceramic planters, or containers without all the hassle of getting a kiln, throwing mud, making a mess, etc.  While a great art form, why not make life easy and make them out of readily available material (cardboard)?  With some creative painting te...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2009 14:59:01 PST
How to Build a Greenhouse in 1 Hour http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Greenhouse-in-1-Hour/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2009 13:18:11 PST
How to Build a Fish Pond or Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fish-Pond/
How to Build a Fish Pond or Garden Pond - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SMALL.jpg metanoia I thought I would share how I built our pond in case you would like to replicate it yourself. I'm no expert on landscape design so I may not be able to answer questions if it isn't included here. I started off reading a lot of things on the internet and there is so much conflicting information and a...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 02:37:27 PDT
How to Make an Instant Garden Using Seed Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Instant-Garden-Using-Seed-Balls/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 15:56:17 PDT
Make Oriental Paver/Stepping Stones For The Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Oriental-PaverStepping-Stones-For-The-Garden/
Make Oriental Paver/Stepping Stones For The Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SMALL.jpg Creativeman In this instructable, I show how to make unusual decorative pavers or stepping stones with an oriental flair. Materials Needed 1. Form(s) for the stepping stone2. Cement, mortar, sand, water, usual concrete items.3. Buckets4. Trowels, spreaders, etc.5. Sponges6. Cans or measuring cups to measure ...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:13:41 PDT
Weld a Spoon Flower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-a-Spoon-Flower/
Weld a Spoon Flower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SMALL.jpg blrplt1 Create an attractive trash-to-treasure flower to put in your flower bed or urban garden! This is a neat little metal sculpture project that you can complete in just a few hours, but will add some permanent shine wherever you plant it!Credit for this idea goes to an unknown metal artist I saw at the ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 20:02:51 PDT