Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:00:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
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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
Winterize your garden with a cold frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-garden-with-a-cold-frame/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:51 PDT
a simple garden gate http://www.instructables.com/id/a-simple-garden-gate-1/
a simple garden gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SMALL.jpg buck2217 An easy to build garden or paddock gateTools and MaterialsWood (I used approx 8 m of 100 x 40 decking)50mm nails (about 60)hingeslatchCoach Bolts (5)Total cost about $55NZDChop SawDrillHammerspanner Cut the wood I first measured the gap that I wanted the gate in. My gap was 1100mm so I cut the 5 ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:01:10 PDT
Hanging Jardinerie http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Jardinerie/
Hanging Jardinerie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/LWYR/HZNYIJ6K/FL1LWYRHZNYIJ6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/LWYR/HZNYIJ6K/FL1LWYRHZNYIJ6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/LWYR/HZNYIJ6K/FL1LWYRHZNYIJ6K.SMALL.jpg aitannic Hi! This is my first instructable... It's a hanging pot holder made out of wire hangers, jars and wood. Materials and Tools Here's what you will need for this proyect:1 Wood batten (pine) 2" x 6" x 27.5" (5cm x 15cm x 70cm) 3 jars3 wire hangers3 ceiling hooks2 teeth hanger 4 nails 1" (2.5 cm) ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:59:46 PDT
Hops Garden Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Hops-Garden-Tower/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:49 PDT
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-meter-vegetable-garden-on-wheels/
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SMALL.jpg wouterdevinck I live in a small house without a garden, but still wanted to grow my own vegetables. I do have a small courtyard, which is partially covered, so I decided to give the popular square meter/foot gardening concept a twist: wheels!I case of heavy rain I can put my garden in the sheltered area and in ca...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:37:19 PDT
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-Automatic-Garden-Watering-Buddy-Complete/
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SMALL.jpg ManufacturedArtists I have the worst luck with remembering to water my tomatoes on a regular basis. I've nearly killed them 3 times this spring already. So my roommate decided if left to my own devices we'd never get any this year. We looked into drip tape systems, but they still would have required me to turn the wate...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 17:58:19 PDT
Fig Tree Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Fig-Tree-Protector/
Fig Tree Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SMALL.jpg Divergent Reality This is the second year we have had our fig trees, they have deepened their roots and have started producing wonderful figs. The first weeks harvest was more than what we pulled all last summer. These juicy morsels have also attracted a few unwelcome scavengers. My goal is to protect the fig trees w...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:46 PDT
How to propagate cacti!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-propagate-cacti/
How to propagate cacti!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Succulents are awesome to fill theb home with, even cacti. Cacti, and other succulents, are easily propagated by cuttings. You can have a whole new plant growing in just a week!!! Here's how. Locate the subject!!! Find a pup on your cactus, or a leaf on your succulent, and make sure it is health...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 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
Create a Backyard Woodland Paradise with Recycled and Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Backyard-Woodland-Paradise-with-Recycled-/
Create a Backyard Woodland Paradise with Recycled and Reused Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/U3QJ/HX42QCRQ/F6GU3QJHX42QCRQ.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn We've recently moved into a new home with a decent area of scrub woods behind it that my kids (and the adults too!) like to play and imagine in. The woods behind our house had been cleared for use as farmland and was abandoned from farming perhaps 20 years ago. So, through ecological succession, i...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:14:17 PDT
Large Outdoor Planter From a Recycled Shipping Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Planter-From-a-Shipping-Crate/
Large Outdoor Planter From a Recycled Shipping Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn We started a bunch of tomato plants from seed this year and had an over-abundance of success. Every seed was successful and was overcrowding the garden. So, while sourcing pallets for another project, I came across a few shipping crates that looked useful so I grabbed one.I tried to take the crate...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:15:54 PDT
Beautiful + Easy Repurposed Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Easy-Repurposed-Fountain/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:16 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
Forest Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Gardening/
Forest Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SMALL.jpg velacreations The basic principle of homesteading is to create a home and lifestyle that are as self-sustainable as possible. There’s no point producing your own food, water, energy or shelter for just a month or a year; if you and yours are to survive on the fruits of your homestead, you need it to keep producin...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 20:05:25 PDT
Ultimate Auto-Wicking Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Auto-Wicking-Garden/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:11:36 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-vegetables-against-birds/
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SMALL.jpg Wout Mareen Have you ever had pigeons in your garden eating your home grown vegetables? And have you ever tried to scare them away? Then you have probably noticed that they aren't scared of anything. CUBE is the solution to that problem. It is a modular netting system adaptable to every plant and usable for sev...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:21:01 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-tower-made-out-of-PVC-pipe-15-pockets/
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SMALL.jpg algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
Casa Verde: A modular greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Casa-Verde-A-modular-greenhouse/
Casa Verde: A modular greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S7VP/HTK5MHTZ/FENS7VPHTK5MHTZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S7VP/HTK5MHTZ/FENS7VPHTK5MHTZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S7VP/HTK5MHTZ/FENS7VPHTK5MHTZ.SMALL.jpg ashaderumeaux Casa Verde is the result of a school assignment. We worked on this project with 4 students Industrial Design from the University Ghent/ Howest Kortrijk (Belgium). We were working on different 'Urban Gardening' projects and our assignment was to make a modular greenhouse. Although we ourselves ar...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:15:27 PDT
Big Bush, Small Space ~ How to Espalier a Pomegranate Bush http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bush-Small-Space-How-to-Espalier-a-Pomegranate/
Big Bush, Small Space ~ How to Espalier a Pomegranate Bush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KP9H/HTDSP4MT/FUJKP9HHTDSP4MT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KP9H/HTDSP4MT/FUJKP9HHTDSP4MT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KP9H/HTDSP4MT/FUJKP9HHTDSP4MT.SMALL.jpg roballoba I'm all about nesting this year. One huge focus has been the back yard and gardening in the little space we have. While planting my box garden I came across a Pomegranate bush at the local garden center. Wheels and gears started turning in my head and a little puff of steam issued forth. I had to b...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:06:08 PDT
Instant Hanging Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hanging-Garden/
Instant Hanging Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/A6WN/HT2TYXSH/FBMA6WNHT2TYXSH.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate These wonderful little air pillows have been around for a while now, slowly replacing Styrofoam and packing peanuts as the conventional packing material. Some air pillows are biodegradable but I wonder if the rest might not end up choking a dolphin or seal.  In this Instructable we'll upcycle those...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:24:00 PDT
Paper pots for quicker production and maximum capacity http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-pots-for-quicker-production-and-maximum-capa/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:00:59 PDT
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Simple Vertical Strawberry Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Vertical-Strawberry-Planter/
Simple Vertical Strawberry Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/STQL/HSPP5UTF/FPUSTQLHSPP5UTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/STQL/HSPP5UTF/FPUSTQLHSPP5UTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/STQL/HSPP5UTF/FPUSTQLHSPP5UTF.SMALL.jpg ecobra I have had great success with those hanging strawberry planters, but they only last 1 or 2 years. I've also had success stacking the pottery strawberry planters. After remodelling my home lab I had some bamboo interlocking flooring pieces left over, so I came up with the "MORE HORSEPOWER, HEH, HEH...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:56:28 PDT
Raised Garden Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Garden-Bed-1/
Raised Garden Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/ZFV9/HSM53O0M/F8HZFV9HSM53O0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/ZFV9/HSM53O0M/F8HZFV9HSM53O0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/ZFV9/HSM53O0M/F8HZFV9HSM53O0M.SMALL.jpg bbrown65 You can make a raised garden bed in many ways. There are many benefits to raised beds. This is how I did it. Tool And Supplies First,as with any project, you need tools and supplies. There are many ways to do this, but this is how I did it. -landscape timbers (4"x6")-3/4" stakes-reciprocating sa...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:12:15 PDT
Recycled Wood Box Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wood-Box-Garden/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:43:20 PDT
Homesteading and Gardening Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Homesteading-and-Gardening-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink More and more people in the US are trying to make ends meet on their own and making it work through gardening and homesteading! With a little ingenuity and hard work, you can turn everyday materials into something amazing - including food, shelter and fuel! This guide contains some of my favorite ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:42:01 PST
Homemade soil screener/sifter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-soil-screenersifter/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 07:23:02 PST
Raised bed garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-bed-garden-1/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:35:28 PST
How to Raise Native Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Raise-Native-Plants/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:35:02 PST
Easy Raised Garden Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Raised-Garden-Construction/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 23:18:27 PST
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
Botanical Shower Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Botanical-Shower-Buddy/
Botanical Shower Buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/AXLW/HQOJ79XO/F3AAXLWHQOJ79XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/AXLW/HQOJ79XO/F3AAXLWHQOJ79XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/AXLW/HQOJ79XO/F3AAXLWHQOJ79XO.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead I've been growing this rhipsalis plant for nearly a year, and it's been a true friend in the shower.  It listens to my singing (braying) and doesn't judge me, and I've enjoyed watching it grow. In this Instructable, you'll learn how to accomplish the same and have a fun potted plant for your shower...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:20:03 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
How to hand dig a hole http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hand-dig-a-hole/
How to hand dig a hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/QAFG/HJUWS0LH/F46QAFGHJUWS0LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/QAFG/HJUWS0LH/F46QAFGHJUWS0LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/QAFG/HJUWS0LH/F46QAFGHJUWS0LH.SMALL.jpg Korvinst I started to dig a hole yesterday, and it occurred to me that it would be a great instructable, despite (or rather because) of it is a simple thing. So this instructable covers the technique of digging a rectangular hole as a sample of doing it in any other shape. There are many ways and many reaso...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 08:37:47 PDT
How To Grow A Vertical Lima & Green Bean Vegetable Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Grow-A-Vertical-Lima-Green-Bean-Vegetable/
How To Grow A Vertical Lima & Green Bean Vegetable Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/854R/HJAI2T1S/FLO854RHJAI2T1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/854R/HJAI2T1S/FLO854RHJAI2T1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/854R/HJAI2T1S/FLO854RHJAI2T1S.SMALL.jpg cnathan In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a vertical green bean garden.  I came up with the idea when I was weeding out my beans in my garden.  I thought to myself,  There has to be a better way to grow vegetables than tilling and weeding year after year, week after week.  So I browsed the i...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 02:49:54 PDT
Make an outdoor fiberglass flower pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-outdoor-fiberglass-flower-pot/
Make an outdoor fiberglass flower pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/O810/HGH723AE/FM5O810HGH723AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/O810/HGH723AE/FM5O810HGH723AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/O810/HGH723AE/FM5O810HGH723AE.SMALL.jpg jepho The wife wanted some nice larger pots to put on the balcony and front door but those large decorative outdoor flower pots can cost upwards of $200 depending on size and I wasn't about to pay that much just for one. ( In reality my wife wouldn't let me even if i wanted to) You can build your own in a...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:42:53 PDT
Bird Scarer from old CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-Scarer-from-old-CDs/
Bird Scarer from old CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/D9E2/HIVQBERJ/FDBD9E2HIVQBERJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/D9E2/HIVQBERJ/FDBD9E2HIVQBERJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/D9E2/HIVQBERJ/FDBD9E2HIVQBERJ.SMALL.jpg dschwant I have had this idea in my head for years, and just got time to try it. I purposely didn't look for other solutions on the web, as I had thought about this so much that I didn't want my ideas "tainted". I don't know how well these will work to scare the bird away from my newly planted corm and pump...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 11:41:53 PDT
Simple Planter Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Planter-Ladder/
Simple Planter Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4J8H/HIPISIQ3/FE94J8HHIPISIQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4J8H/HIPISIQ3/FE94J8HHIPISIQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/4J8H/HIPISIQ3/FE94J8HHIPISIQ3.SMALL.jpg aledt This is an extremely simple project doable by pretty much anyone with some simple tools and a spare afternoon. I needed a way to tidy up my planters on the patio, keeping them sheltered from the strong wind we get here as much as possible and keeping them from blocking out each others sunlight. yo...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 14:19:43 PDT
Build a Raised Bed Garden From Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Raised-Bed-Garden-From-Tires/
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:05:29 PDT
Flower box cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-box-cage/
Flower box cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/A5PV/HI3TS6P9/F87A5PVHI3TS6P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/A5PV/HI3TS6P9/F87A5PVHI3TS6P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/A5PV/HI3TS6P9/F87A5PVHI3TS6P9.SMALL.jpg jshroyer I have been having animals messing with my garden so i decided to make a cage for it. In the early spring i can also cover this in plastic to make it a green house. I made this with cheap wood and very simple.  I made this at Techshop Materials: 1x2" pine wood. i bought 12 8ft sections. I have extr...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 09:51:45 PDT
Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Vegetables-in-Your-Backyard/
Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/JHPJ/HI3TWQVK/FKTJHPJHI3TWQVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/JHPJ/HI3TWQVK/FKTJHPJHI3TWQVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/JHPJ/HI3TWQVK/FKTJHPJHI3TWQVK.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose This post will show you how to make your own plantar boxes and fill them with good organic soil, all on the cheap!  I've always wanted to grow my own food, and this summer Im actually starting! The first day after I got home from school my dad and I went to Home Depot and got some pressure treated ...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:53:42 PDT
Self watering vertical garden with recycled water bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-vertical-garden-with-recycled-water-/
Self watering vertical garden with recycled water bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/P8MC/HHRZQMSA/FLJP8MCHHRZQMSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/P8MC/HHRZQMSA/FLJP8MCHHRZQMSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/P8MC/HHRZQMSA/FLJP8MCHHRZQMSA.SMALL.jpg tiero Here how i made my vertical vegetable garden, starting from used big water bottles as planters. An automatic watering system keep the right moisture, collecting water in excess, using power from pv panels and a little wind turbine (vawt) 3d project The green wall is composed by 72 water bottles c...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 23:19:37 PDT
Gardening tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-tote/
Gardening tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/BY0B/HHI4W9KW/FU3BY0BHHI4W9KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/BY0B/HHI4W9KW/FU3BY0BHHI4W9KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/BY0B/HHI4W9KW/FU3BY0BHHI4W9KW.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Keep all your gardening gear together in a very inexpensive, hand decorated tote.  Each year during the holiday season Barnes & Noble sell a very nice heavy duty tote bags.  I stopped in the store after the holiday season and the bags had been marked down (a lot) I bought several knowing I w...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:38:32 PDT
Newspaper Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Planters/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 04:25:53 PDT
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Auto-Watering-Garden-Aliens/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 PDT