Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:20:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Old Wood Log to a Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Wood-Log-to-a-Planter/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 05:44:59 PST
Inground Greenhouse Growing (including Recipes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Inground-Greenhouse-Growing-including-Recipes/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 23:39:45 PST
Build this Solar Powered Hydroponic Water Garden on Wheels - MUST READ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-This-Solar-Powered-Hydroponic-Water-Garden-o/
Build this Solar Powered Hydroponic Water Garden on Wheels - MUST READ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SMALL.jpg MichaelK130 Build this amazing solar powered, completely self contained hydroponic garden and grow the largest flowers,the tastiest fruits and vegetables that you can actually live on year round. Designed for outdoor use it can just as easily be used indoors. This machine can be built in a few hours and is desi...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:20:42 PST
Jar plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Plants-1/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 19:47:47 PST
Mini Pot for Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pot-for-Laptop/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 01:23:28 PST
Lichen Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Lichen-Gardens/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:09:58 PST
Shower in the Jungle http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-in-the-Jungle/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:18:54 PST
Compost Bin - Low Cost, Easy, and Modular http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Bin-Low-Cost-Easy-and-Modular/
Compost Bin - Low Cost, Easy, and Modular - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/DBZ5/IHP6SB8J/FQXDBZ5IHP6SB8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/DBZ5/IHP6SB8J/FQXDBZ5IHP6SB8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/DBZ5/IHP6SB8J/FQXDBZ5IHP6SB8J.SMALL.jpg ajmontag This design is based on an evolving design for composting my grandfather came up with. Throughout his life he tried various strategies for composting, and different bins to go with them. Some used lathe and 2x4s, others used cedar dimensional lumber; some had removable braces, or entire sides. This ...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 18:20:38 PST
How to make a tiny glass garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-tiny-glass-garden/
How to make a tiny glass garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4XVC/IHAYFAJM/FWD4XVCIHAYFAJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4XVC/IHAYFAJM/FWD4XVCIHAYFAJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4XVC/IHAYFAJM/FWD4XVCIHAYFAJM.SMALL.jpg Rysiola Have you ever wondered how to create a garden in a very small space? Or how to fit plants in a tiny apartment or room? Of course you can buy a plant in a pot. But if you are constantly busy and do not have time for watering, such solution will not be good for you. In this instructable I will show yo...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 14:17:42 PST
Firehose Plant Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Firehose-Plant-Holder/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 10:56:36 PST
Organic Garden Nutrient Bomb http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-Garden-Nutrient-Bomb/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:57:52 PDT
How to make a 5* bug hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-5-bug-hotel/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 04:29:00 PDT
Colorado Top Bar Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorado-Top-Bar-Assembly/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:46:48 PDT
Toilet-Top Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Zen-Garden/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:58:17 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Planters/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 04:24:21 PDT
Toilet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Garden/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 06:41:57 PDT
Pond Planter from a milk crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Pond-Planter-from-a-milk-crate/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 15:12:11 PDT
Repurposed Cold Frame Lid / Solar Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Cold-Frame-Lid-Solar-Dehydrator/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:55:26 PDT
Fried Okra; Picking, Preparing & Freezing http://www.instructables.com/id/Fried-Okra-Picking-Preparing-Freezing/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 11:45:03 PDT
Super Sized Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sized-Pumpkins/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:04:17 PDT
Inexpensive Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Compost-Bin/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:40:01 PDT
Concrete Dots http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Dots/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:10:40 PDT
How to Make Lavender Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Lavender-Oil/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 13:44:40 PDT
Scrap Material Garden Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Material-Garden-Stakes/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:38:14 PDT
Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Planter-1/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:39:56 PDT
weave your own elevated flower bed http://www.instructables.com/id/weave-your-own-elevated-flower-bed/
weave your own elevated flower bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/UCJN/GPBDFZI8/F6KUCJNGPBDFZI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/UCJN/GPBDFZI8/F6KUCJNGPBDFZI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/UCJN/GPBDFZI8/F6KUCJNGPBDFZI8.SMALL.jpg ikoglin First of all: please excuse, if my english is some kind of funny - I am german ;-). But let's start with how you can weave your own elevated flower bed ... or fence. You can easily use this technique for other things too. I'd also like to mention, that this is the first time, that I've woven someth...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:04:29 PDT
Decoy Strawberry Rocks to Deter Bird Burglars http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoy-Strawberry-Rocks-to-Deter-Bird-Burglars/
Decoy Strawberry Rocks to Deter Bird Burglars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SMALL.jpg smori These painted strawberry rocks will fool pesky birds from stealing the real strawberries from your garden. The birds will be attracted to the realistically painted berries. Once the birds get fed up with the rocks, they'll leave your strawberries alone. Gather Materials Materials:rocks (thoroughl...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:19:00 PDT
How to Make a Hanging Gutter Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hanging-Gutter-Garden/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 05:44:43 PDT
Build a Potato Box Using Pallets & Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Potato-Box-Using-Pallets-Scrap-Wood/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:26:53 PDT
Flexible Stone Bowls http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Stone-Bowls/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 11:36:25 PDT
Lawnfixer, a 3D printed gardening tool for lawn care http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnfixer-a-3D-printed-gardening-tool-for-lawn-car/
Lawnfixer, a 3D printed gardening tool for lawn care - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/27Y1/ICID86D1/FN927Y1ICID86D1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/27Y1/ICID86D1/FN927Y1ICID86D1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/27Y1/ICID86D1/FN927Y1ICID86D1.SMALL.jpg tom.devrieze.tovdesign A 3D-printed garden tool, mounted on a broomstick, to repair dead patches in your lawn.Aeration, Verticutting & Overseed in one. Proportional grass seed dispenser.Having a small garden in the city of Antwerp I noticed some lawn spots., dead patches in my garden. Caused by varies reasons such as too ...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:20:07 PDT
Vinyl Cutter Stencilled Herb Signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Cutter-Stencilled-Herb-Signs/
Vinyl Cutter Stencilled Herb Signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/TMA4/ICBS2R4R/FFJTMA4ICBS2R4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/TMA4/ICBS2R4R/FFJTMA4ICBS2R4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/TMA4/ICBS2R4R/FFJTMA4ICBS2R4R.SMALL.jpg IainY I recently planted some herb seeds in my garden but I couldn't remember which order I'd planted them in without checking my notes each time. So I decided to make some signs to identify them.These herb signs were laser cut and then the names painted on using a vinyl mask. I could have just laser et...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 02:16:51 PDT
Raised Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Garden-3/
Raised Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/Z2K9/IC6IDCAN/FM8Z2K9IC6IDCAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/Z2K9/IC6IDCAN/FM8Z2K9IC6IDCAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/Z2K9/IC6IDCAN/FM8Z2K9IC6IDCAN.SMALL.jpg tomgaumond First let me apologize for a lack of pictures while the project was in the process. I always think I will take some then get engrossed in the project and totally forget. Anyway, my wife and I really wanted a garden at our new home but we have a group of deer that live in our yard. So instead of j...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 13:05:28 PDT
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Self-Watering-Garden-Greenhouse-from/
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/02HZ/IC2A3OKM/FTO02HZIC2A3OKM.SMALL.jpg mustangcobrax This instructable shows how I built a versatile and low maintenance above ground garden & greenhouse. This garden planter is self-watering, moisture regulating, self-filling, self-protected, and portable (with help or equipment). While not totally free, I kept my costs to a minimum by using roughly ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:08:54 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-Garden/
Outdoor Pallet Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HQKD/IBYX3YCY/FZBHQKDIBYX3YCY.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson This instructable will show you how a pallet garden can be constructed. Super low cost, primarily recycled, materials and a little elbow grease create a oasis in your backyard that will supply you with produce all year round if you so choose.We hope you enjoy! Please vote for us at the top right or ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:42:11 PDT
Fake Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Stones/
Fake Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/DPY0/IBTEUA58/FSLDPY0IBTEUA58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/DPY0/IBTEUA58/FSLDPY0IBTEUA58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/DPY0/IBTEUA58/FSLDPY0IBTEUA58.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv Give your garden an extra touch with these light and fake stones made from foam and clay. It's also a fun project to do with children.The stones are made from a material I call "sandy foam". A combination of expanding foam and sand. More explanation about the material I used for this stones, experim...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:24:22 PDT
Deer-Proof Raised Garden Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-Proof-Raised-Garden-Beds/
Deer-Proof Raised Garden Beds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L2XU/IBT78ZEU/FODL2XUIBT78ZEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L2XU/IBT78ZEU/FODL2XUIBT78ZEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/L2XU/IBT78ZEU/FODL2XUIBT78ZEU.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio We live in a heavily wooded area, which means lots and lots of deer. Previous attempts to use deer repellent spray on our garden just resulted in our dogs constantly licking the plants (I think the stuff was supposed to taste like rotten eggs, which really isn't a deterrent for my dog). We already h...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 05:28:20 PDT
Flexible Stone Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Stone-Pots/
Flexible Stone Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9SFS/IBRRY8KD/FNY9SFSIBRRY8KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9SFS/IBRRY8KD/FNY9SFSIBRRY8KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/9SFS/IBRRY8KD/FNY9SFSIBRRY8KD.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv Looking for a way to decorate your garden or house? These pots have a stone look, are flexible and light and the best thing: they are easy and fun to make!The pots are made from a material I call "sandy foam". A combination of expanding foam and sand. More explanation about the material I used for t...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 16:04:31 PDT
Flexible And Light Stone Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-And-Light-Stone-Material/
Flexible And Light Stone Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D419/IBRRY70M/FRKD419IBRRY70M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D419/IBRRY70M/FRKD419IBRRY70M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/D419/IBRRY70M/FRKD419IBRRY70M.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv By experimenting with foams and sand I found out that it's really easy and fun to make a material I call "sandy foam'. It looks like stone, but is actually a flexible and light material. It's perfect to decorate your garden or home with and to make projects with (not too young) children.This Instruc...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 16:01:13 PDT
Pallet Garden Trellis http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Garden-Trellis/
Pallet Garden Trellis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/KQA4/IBL0MGLK/FC5KQA4IBL0MGLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/KQA4/IBL0MGLK/FC5KQA4IBL0MGLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/KQA4/IBL0MGLK/FC5KQA4IBL0MGLK.SMALL.jpg Christopher SeanH This instructable discusses how to create a garden trellis made of pallet wood. When I was visiting my parents in Western Maryland, I noticed the short trellises they had in small planter boxes. They said they bought them at an Amish auction and that those trellises were designed to be placed in fiv...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:47:38 PDT
Reservoir Bins make gardening easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Reservoir-Bins-make-gardening-easy/
Reservoir Bins make gardening easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ESYX/IBHS2I4X/FAZESYXIBHS2I4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ESYX/IBHS2I4X/FAZESYXIBHS2I4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/ESYX/IBHS2I4X/FAZESYXIBHS2I4X.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace Reservoir bins make it easy to keep your garden watered, maintained, and gopher-free! They save water by limiting evaporative loss, and bring your plants closer to person-height so it's easy to prune and harvest. Each bin can fit a large plant (like a tomato) plus several smaller plants, giving you ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:12:29 PDT
Simple one pallet planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-one-pallet-planter/
Simple one pallet planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/93X4/IBC1VQHM/FMZ93X4IBC1VQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/93X4/IBC1VQHM/FMZ93X4IBC1VQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/93X4/IBC1VQHM/FMZ93X4IBC1VQHM.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson Well it's summer time or at least what passes for it here in Scotland and what better time to revamp the garden.This instructable is part of my fiance and I's plan to revamp our back garden on a budget and we have kicked off by re-purposing some pallets into planters. Given that pallets are generall...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:17:53 PDT
Self-Watering Terrarium! http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Terrarium/
Self-Watering Terrarium! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FNV8/IB8J02L7/F66FNV8IB8J02L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FNV8/IB8J02L7/F66FNV8IB8J02L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FNV8/IB8J02L7/F66FNV8IB8J02L7.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Don't have 4.5 billion years to make a planet? Make your own tiny world on the quick and cheap! After you throw in the basics, cap it off with an ozone, and let life take over. This terrarium is a great quick project to introduce kiddos (and adults, too!) to the growing world. And after the first so...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:36:07 PDT
Raised pallet garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-pallet-garden/
Raised pallet garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/CDVS/IAZ7CM8M/F9RCDVSIAZ7CM8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/CDVS/IAZ7CM8M/F9RCDVSIAZ7CM8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/CDVS/IAZ7CM8M/F9RCDVSIAZ7CM8M.SMALL.jpg RobertNelson72 Just a couple of years ago I was involved in a auto accident. My lower and mid back got pretty messed up and they still are. I grew up on a farm in NH and loved farming. I now live in Florida and still want to farm. After the accident I wanted to keep active outdoors and we wanted fresh veggies. Af...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:24:19 PDT
Backyard Raspberries http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Raspberries/
Backyard Raspberries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/571K/IAWC4X67/FAW571KIAWC4X67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/571K/IAWC4X67/FAW571KIAWC4X67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/571K/IAWC4X67/FAW571KIAWC4X67.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Raspberries are a great addition to backyard gardening. They are easy to grow and caring for them is simplified when there is a trellis system to contain the vines. When we moved the row of raspberries this spring, we decided to provide a T-bar trellis system for managing the canes. See the follow...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:56:00 PDT
Yet Another Self Watering Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Self-Watering-Container/
Yet Another Self Watering Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/EVR8/IANSGJKC/F1TEVR8IANSGJKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/EVR8/IANSGJKC/F1TEVR8IANSGJKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/EVR8/IANSGJKC/F1TEVR8IANSGJKC.SMALL.jpg keokg2 I'm too lazy to garden properly and one of the problems I face is that my plants die because I don't water them enough. So I thought that a self watering container garden would work. If not, then it would just be something else to put on the not to do list.As well, there is a problem with slugs an...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 20:06:54 PDT
Vegetable Garden Fence Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Garden-Fence-Mural/
Vegetable Garden Fence Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VA4F/IAINI2MV/FIIVA4FIAINI2MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VA4F/IAINI2MV/FIIVA4FIAINI2MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/VA4F/IAINI2MV/FIIVA4FIAINI2MV.SMALL.jpg TamarasSoliloquy My best friend and I recently put up a small fence to protect my vegetable garden (work in progress). I didn't want to just stain the fence but I didn't want to leave it natural either. I prefer whimsy. I think if you complicate things too much your brain will implode. So, I went with whimsy. I ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 18:35:27 PDT
5 Minute, 5 Dollar Worm Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-5-Dollar-Worm-Farm/
5 Minute, 5 Dollar Worm Farm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/4EBH/IAGMGUKX/FYQ4EBHIAGMGUKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/4EBH/IAGMGUKX/FYQ4EBHIAGMGUKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/4EBH/IAGMGUKX/FYQ4EBHIAGMGUKX.SMALL.jpg beamerpook Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is like regular composting, but super-powered! It has all the benefits of regular composting, like reducing garbage and providing an organic fertilizer, PLUS several advantages: works much, much faster can be done on a small scale (traditional composting i...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:42:34 PDT
Oak Stump Planter - For Free-zies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Stump-Planter-For-Free-zies/
Oak Stump Planter - For Free-zies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/GIO8/IADH7GGN/FDBGIO8IADH7GGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/GIO8/IADH7GGN/FDBGIO8IADH7GGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/GIO8/IADH7GGN/FDBGIO8IADH7GGN.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB Down here in New Orleans we have B-E-A-U-TIFUL trees, especially Live Oak Trees! However, we also have the most wonderful and invassive species of insects... the Termite!!These woodsy-carnivours can burrow through your house, you wood projects... and yes... your most prized Live Oak. While they do s...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:38:15 PDT
Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Herb-Garden/
Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/RZWU/IACE1LZV/FMYRZWUIACE1LZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/RZWU/IACE1LZV/FMYRZWUIACE1LZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/RZWU/IACE1LZV/FMYRZWUIACE1LZV.SMALL.jpg molarin With some left overs after a renovation project we made wall mounted herb garden. Finding The Right Material For this project I used an old plank, a gutter and a matching pillar. I started by cutting everything in the right size. I decided to make it almost squared, so when it grows, it will be ...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 08:36:33 PDT