Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 09:28:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 02:16:51 PDT
Raised Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Garden-3/
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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/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:08:54 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-Garden/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 16:01:13 PDT
Pallet Garden Trellis http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Garden-Trellis/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:17:53 PDT
Self-Watering Terrarium! http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Terrarium/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:36:07 PDT
Raised pallet garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-pallet-garden/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:24:19 PDT
Backyard Raspberries http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Raspberries/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 08:38:15 PDT
Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Herb-Garden/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 08:36:33 PDT
Creating a bee house http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-bee-house/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:34:04 PDT
Planta Rhei: everything flows. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planta-Rhei-everything-flows/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 08:52:44 PDT
Family herb garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-herb-garden/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:49:34 PDT
Easy Garden Key Hide http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Key-Hide/
Easy Garden Key Hide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Under the mat is way too obvious, and many of the commercially available key hides (i.e. fake rocks) look a little odd in an apartment courtyard setting. So where can you hide an emergency key that will look totally seamless with the surroundings and be easy to access when you need it?In this Ible I...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:46:50 PDT
​Coffee Sleeve bio degradable starter pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Sleeve-bio-degradable-starter-pots/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 13:32:39 PDT
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Gardens-Big-Value-in-a-Small-Package/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:50:17 PDT
Garden Trellis http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Trellis/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:48:54 PDT
Make Yourself an Olla (Oy-Uh!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-an-Olla-Oy-Uh/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:33:15 PDT
Getting Started Square Foot Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Above-Ground-Square-Inch-Gardening/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 05:31:57 PDT
Drip Paint Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-Paint-Flower-Pot/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 00:39:06 PDT
Garden Walk reconstitution http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Walk-reconstitution/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 21:02:34 PDT
Reclaimed Garden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Garden-Gate/
Reclaimed Garden Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/E36C/I96WCA6F/FTGE36CI96WCA6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/E36C/I96WCA6F/FTGE36CI96WCA6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/E36C/I96WCA6F/FTGE36CI96WCA6F.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl We added a new fence and gate in the garden this year. Using reclaimed wood/materials from around our home. The Problem We have 3 dogs.....(and my brothers dog is here a lot).The problem is the dogs don't understand the rules of the garden!Like.....do not walking on the plants, no peeing on the ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 06:19:48 PDT
3m Geodesic Dome Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/3m-Geodesic-Dome-Greenhouse/
3m Geodesic Dome Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/T0NW/I95GS0L2/FFRT0NWI95GS0L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/T0NW/I95GS0L2/FFRT0NWI95GS0L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/T0NW/I95GS0L2/FFRT0NWI95GS0L2.SMALL.jpg dragonator At home, we have a roughly 3m wide, semi-circular piece of land. We also want a small greenhouse. Putting one and one together, it made sense to make a small greenhouse on the small piece of land. It is not perfect for a greenhouse (only receiving 4-5 hours of full daylight a day), but it is the bes...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 13:39:44 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
Garden Plant Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The plant stand shown in this instructable grows edibles in a compact vertical space. We use the planter to grow herbs and edibles on the deck close at hand to the kitchen and the grill. In the containers we have mint, pineapple sage, marjoram, oregano and two other types of sage. The plants that...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
30 Gallon Water Barel Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Gallon-Water-Barel-Planter/
30 Gallon Water Barel Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/K1LT/I916GESK/FCYK1LTI916GESK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/K1LT/I916GESK/FCYK1LTI916GESK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/K1LT/I916GESK/FCYK1LTI916GESK.SMALL.jpg kekoch2 How To Build A Planter Out Of A 30 Gallon Water Barrel:Caution: Requires use of tools and safety gear may be needed. Materials Needed Power DrillJigsaw1/8 Pre Drill Bit (needed to make drainage holes)Circular Saw30 Gallon Water Barrel: (Note: You can get a water barrel from your local car wash)6 ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:59:52 PDT
Creative Container Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-Container-Gardens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Whether you feel constrained by space or are just looking for new ways to display your garden, "Creative Container Gardens" is for you!  You'll find unique ways to display your plants using everything from bottles, to walls, to imaginatively re-purposed household objects. All projects come from Inst...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 10:02:46 PDT
Cleaning out Horseradish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-out-Horseradish/
Cleaning out Horseradish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BJ8Y/I7MXEMSQ/F67BJ8YI7MXEMSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BJ8Y/I7MXEMSQ/F67BJ8YI7MXEMSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BJ8Y/I7MXEMSQ/F67BJ8YI7MXEMSQ.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl A few years ago I put in horseradish plants and just let them grow, to take root until the plants were established.I wanted to harvest them last Fall, but I forgot. So today I thought I would do some spring cleaning in my garden, starting with the Horseradish. Digging out the Horseradish First,...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:04:18 PDT
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvest-Basket-Garden-Trug/
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/QM14/I78VJL01/FANQM14I78VJL01.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a simple design built from reclaimed wood and purchased ¼” wood slats. It cost very little and only took a couple of hours to complete the build. The goal was light weight, shallow and wide for collecting leafy vegetables, easy to handle and somewhat attractive. If pallets are used, see p...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10:16:45 PDT
Organic pesticide and fungicide spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-pesticide-and-fungicide-spray/
Organic pesticide and fungicide spray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This instructable will teach you how to make an all-in-one pesticide and fungicide spray that works great for indoor and outdoor plants. My boyfriend recently got into the IPM (integrated pest management) approach to gardening, so he's been spending a good amount of time learning about natural ways ...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:56:11 PST
Mason Bee House http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Bee-House/
Mason Bee House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Native mason bees can be housed to protect them from pests, diseases and predators. They are excellent early season pollinators for orchards and other early season fruit crops. Mason bees can do more work than non-native honey bees, even on a cloudy rainy day. Also, mason bees are solitary non-aggr...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:34:52 PST
Miniature Garden in Nutshell http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Garden-in-Nutshell/
Miniature Garden in Nutshell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/JPA6/I4J7AWVQ/FQPJPA6I4J7AWVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/JPA6/I4J7AWVQ/FQPJPA6I4J7AWVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/JPA6/I4J7AWVQ/FQPJPA6I4J7AWVQ.SMALL.jpg DIANA299 Unique miniature garden, featuring your petite plants displayed in half of a walnut shell. Stand is made of foam. Assembling the Stand To create the stand you'll need: 6"x4" foam rectangle (I cut my rectangle from a longer foam ~ note: use the harder foam for easier cutting) 2" diameter cylinder...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:44:47 PST
Mini Moss Garden from Backyard Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Moss-Garden-from-Backyard-Materials/
Mini Moss Garden from Backyard Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/EIGU/I4IXI3SX/FQAEIGUI4IXI3SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/EIGU/I4IXI3SX/FQAEIGUI4IXI3SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/EIGU/I4IXI3SX/FQAEIGUI4IXI3SX.SMALL.jpg tokutei12 Here's an easy to make and care-for miniature garden that you can make to brighten up your home or workplace. You can put this together using materials that you can find in your household, backyard, and/or neighborhood. Materials A small container to hold the garden:I used a candy tin, similar t...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 18:16:02 PST
Ebb and Flow Aquaponics for the Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebb-and-Flow-Aquaponics-for-the-Office/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 15:41:15 PST
Hobbit / Gnome Hole Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobbit-Gnome-Hole-Door/
Hobbit / Gnome Hole Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SMALL.jpg shootr After cutting down two dead trees in my front yard, I left some stump above ground for putting flower pots on. It was looking plain and needed something more, and my wife hit upon the idea of a Hobbit or Gnome door on one of them.Sounded like a good idea but had no idea where to start, so after loo...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 12:51:20 PST
How to keep a house plant alive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-a-house-plant-alive/
How to keep a house plant alive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SMALL.jpg PasstheAwesome Keeping plants alive indoors can prove next to impossible to some, but it really isn't all that hard to do. Plants need light, water, support, nutrients, and an adequate air supply.Like anything in this world, excessive amounts of any one thing is often a bad thing, even if that substance is necessa...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 18:04:58 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
Waterwise Succulent Arrangement in a Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Succulent-Arrangement/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:36:29 PST
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
Beanery Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SMALL.jpg U Riz Ever wanted a kitchen garden? Read on for a brief guide to micro-indoor farming and putting vacant window real estate to productive use.Chances are that you have a free window looking out at a yard, a few feet away from you as you read this. Perhaps you are in a climate controlled office or house. F...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Pumpkin-Centerpiece-Planters-Gift/
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/12CF/I1GIKMJE/F1S12CFI1GIKMJE.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand If you want a DIY project to do with your kids and use it as a centerpiece for indoor or outdoor entertaining then you may want to try then simple Pumpkin Planter Project. It looks very beautiful and attractive. Also arrange them together and gift it..who would not like these cuteling... Items Ne...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 PDT