Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:19:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Paper pots for quicker production and maximum capacity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BBUO/HT1M2MFF/F3SBBUOHT1M2MFF.SMALL.jpg flowercrafter I know there are a lot of paper pot how-to's but I wanted to show a quicker way. Afterall, who wants to spend more time potting up seedlings? Items needed Tin can (about 15 oz. size)Can opener (preferable the old-fashioned type that cuts the inside of the can)Plastic canning funnelDuct tapeNewsp...
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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/
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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/
Recycled Wood Box Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SMALL.jpg roballoba Spring is here! Everything is waking up from chilly slumber. Time to plant something!! I'm tired of just having a few good tomato plants and a bunch of wimpy veggies that don't get enough love. It seems that my fence blocks a lot of sun most of the day so my border garden was just not working out f...
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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/
Raised bed garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/50PR/HSE95H0S/FCC50PRHSE95H0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/50PR/HSE95H0S/FCC50PRHSE95H0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/50PR/HSE95H0S/FCC50PRHSE95H0S.SMALL.jpg Twofinger This is a raised bed garden that I made. Come join our brand new forum at the-mans-cave.com for more, and help get this community going. I made the frame with (2) 2" x 8" x 12' boards and (1) 2" x 8" x 8' board. I cut the 8' board in half and put them at the ends to make a 12' x 4' x 8" deep bed...
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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/
Rain Gutter Garden Planter Troughs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6UFL/HNRKG2J8/FZC6UFLHNRKG2J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6UFL/HNRKG2J8/FZC6UFLHNRKG2J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/6UFL/HNRKG2J8/FZC6UFLHNRKG2J8.SMALL.jpg MossdaleMakerspace Here's a great way to repurpose those spare bits of rain gutter from that construction site down the street. These trough planters are a great addition to any garden. Here's how I made mine using only the left over materials from other projects. Collect Tools & Materials If you have a constructio...
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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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F46/QAFG/HJUWS0LH/F46QAFGHJUWS0LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F46/QAFG/HJUWS0LH/F46QAFGHJUWS0LH.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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/
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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/
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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/
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WJLN/HH2VO4EI/F8IWJLNHH2VO4EI.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker These little guys are sure to abduct your heart.  They're simply out of this world! These aliens work just like watering globes such as aquaglobes, but they can be made from recycled green glass bottles! They are perfect for smaller container plants such as herbs or flowers, and excellent indoors ...
By: TheProcrastibaker

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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 PDT
Garden Tool Rack with foldable bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tool-Rack-with-foldable-bench/
Garden Tool Rack with foldable bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SMALL.jpg amjohnny Introduction This is a garden tool rack but it is also a seating or working bench by put a fold-able board down. It offers an easy way to hold garden tools. No need flip over tools, no need hooks, as easy as lean a shovel on a corner of a wall, to put a tool on the rack, wood blocks on upper rail w...
By: amjohnny

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Mon, 27 May 2013 23:50:58 PDT
keyhole garden using reclaimed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/keyhole-garden-using-reclaimed-materials/
keyhole garden using reclaimed materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/F9Z4/HGU2P80J/FGCF9Z4HGU2P80J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/F9Z4/HGU2P80J/FGCF9Z4HGU2P80J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/F9Z4/HGU2P80J/FGCF9Z4HGU2P80J.SMALL.jpg rollincaswell I wanted to build a raised garden bed this year and decided that I had enough materials around the homestead to build one. My goal was to build it with little or no cost using reclaimed materials. I found a spot near my greenhouse that I was also building at the time that looked to be pretty level. ...
By: rollincaswell

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Mon, 20 May 2013 19:01:44 PDT
Paint Palette Garden Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Palette-Garden-Display/
Paint Palette Garden Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/TFC1/HGU2PFGG/F8LTFC1HGU2PFGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/TFC1/HGU2PFGG/F8LTFC1HGU2PFGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/TFC1/HGU2PFGG/F8LTFC1HGU2PFGG.SMALL.jpg Greasetattoo Introduction Hello Everyone, First, I would like to thank you for viewing my instructable. And, if you enjoyed it, please give me a vote! Thanks.... You probably will need  a weekend to complete the project. Now onto the instructable... If you like my instructable, please take a second and vo...
By: Greasetattoo

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Mon, 20 May 2013 15:30:10 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wine-Bottle-Watering/
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to turn wine into water! Or at the very least, teach you how to upcycle wine bottles into an automatic watering system for your garden. These work on the same principle as the glass watering bulbs for gardens (such as Aquaglobes.) These are PERFECT...
By: TheProcrastibaker

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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:50 PDT
DIY River Stone Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-River-Stone-Planter/
DIY River Stone Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/95IP/HGU2MPHW/FQI95IPHGU2MPHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/95IP/HGU2MPHW/FQI95IPHGU2MPHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/95IP/HGU2MPHW/FQI95IPHGU2MPHW.SMALL.jpg TristaGee This intractable is going to show how to make these beautiful river stone planters. They make charming mother's or father's day gifts, or can just be fun crafts for the family to do together.  These planters are super easy and fun to make. Lets get started!  And please, if you like what I've do...
By: TristaGee

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Sun, 19 May 2013 14:42:52 PDT
Vertical Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Garden-2/
Vertical Pallet Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/0BWU/HGH70UCZ/FXE0BWUHGH70UCZ.SMALL.jpg L.A.Woman Please vote for my Vertical Garden in the gardening contest and the Green contest!  Thank you! I moved from a house with a huge back yard to a place with a pretty nice sized balcony.  As much as I love to garden, space was going to be a challenge as well as dealing with potted plants.  I needed my ...
By: L.A.Woman

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Thu, 16 May 2013 21:07:07 PDT
Ultimate Weed Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Weed-Removal-Tool/
Ultimate Weed Removal Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SMALL.jpg brianadkison I was tired of crawling through the lawn on my hands and knees using a hand-held weeding tool because I DO NOT like using chemicals on the lawn with pets, kids, and wildlife also being on it.  I saw a similar tool at the BigBox store with a telescoping handle that would get me off the ground, but th...
By: brianadkison

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Sat, 11 May 2013 11:47:34 PDT
How to grow asparagus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-asparagus/
How to grow asparagus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHHN/HFPTJFX7/FDLFHHNHFPTJFX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHHN/HFPTJFX7/FDLFHHNHFPTJFX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHHN/HFPTJFX7/FDLFHHNHFPTJFX7.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68      I learned how to grow asparagus from a elderly couple about 10 years ago. Growing asparagus is quite simple with the right   light,compost,soil,water, and sun. Buying a good quality set of asparagus plants with good roots will produce brilliant vibrant and tasty asparagus stalks.   There are tw...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 01:43:36 PDT
Soda can seedling container http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-can-seedling-container/
Soda can seedling container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVRX/HFSH4R8M/FSVPVRXHFSH4R8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVRX/HFSH4R8M/FSVPVRXHFSH4R8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVRX/HFSH4R8M/FSVPVRXHFSH4R8M.SMALL.jpg upcycled.be You can re-use a lot of small containers to use as seedling containers. From egg cartons to yoghurt pots. I use soda cans for my seedlings. I'll show you how. It's easy. All you need is: - some empty soda cans - scissors that can cut trough the soda can - soil - seeds - water and a self made wateri...
By: upcycled.be

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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 16:34:15 PDT
Inexpensive Seed Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Seed-Starter/
Inexpensive Seed Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/OMUS/HFD175RK/FC2OMUSHFD175RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/OMUS/HFD175RK/FC2OMUSHFD175RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/OMUS/HFD175RK/FC2OMUSHFD175RK.SMALL.jpg lidsdad Over the past few years the family has started seeds for our garden. We have tried a few different enclosures from store bought, to floating the starting tray in our fish tank. (it works if you don't sink the tray with the filter)  The biggest hurdles were light and temperature. Our house has a prog...
By: lidsdad

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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:42:46 PDT
Raised Bed Planter Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Planter-Boxes/
Raised Bed Planter Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UG9H/HF23R2QV/FDSUG9HHF23R2QV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UG9H/HF23R2QV/FDSUG9HHF23R2QV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/UG9H/HF23R2QV/FDSUG9HHF23R2QV.SMALL.jpg freewheel After we bought our house, we started looking into ways of removing the copious amounts of gravel covering portions of the yard. When we started figuring how much a truck load of gravel weighs, how much time (and work!) is involved to shovel it out by the wheelbarrow load, and the associated dump fe...
By: freewheel

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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 11:37:44 PDT
Hexagonal Garden Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Garden-Shed/
Hexagonal Garden Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1LUF/HET1B5RJ/FUN1LUFHET1B5RJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1LUF/HET1B5RJ/FUN1LUFHET1B5RJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1LUF/HET1B5RJ/FUN1LUFHET1B5RJ.SMALL.jpg theoblackadder My first hexagonal garden shed was constructed in 1998. the main timber construction was still fairly sound and I set off to move it to a new site further down the garden. Upon dismantling it I realised the error of building it on a wooden base. The base was made from toughened waterproof plywood, u...
By: theoblackadder

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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 13:39:05 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...
By: scoochmaroo

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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 10:02:46 PDT
Home Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Gardening-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/X8CU/GHZ6XR5S/F00X8CUGHZ6XR5S.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Home Gardening provides you with 14 great projects to get your garden growing. Learn how to plant raised beds, grow your plants vertically to save space, and even grow them upside-down! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by home gardening experts, and contain pictures for each ste...
By: scoochmaroo

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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:37:22 PST
∴ GARDEN STONES TOWER (ometto) ∴ http://www.instructables.com/id/GARDEN-STONE-TOWER/
∴ GARDEN STONES TOWER (ometto) ∴ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/LMPZ/HD4VMDBG/FBLLMPZHD4VMDBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/LMPZ/HD4VMDBG/FBLLMPZHD4VMDBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/LMPZ/HD4VMDBG/FBLLMPZHD4VMDBG.SMALL.jpg marcellahella This is a cute items to add to your garden or to the indoor pots. Is really easy and fast to make. In Italian we call them "ometti" (http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ometto). But they have different names every where you go. WHAT YOU NEED You need: -Some see stones, of different measures ; -Stones g...
By: marcellahella

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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:22:09 PST
Indoor Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Gardening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/XVVC/GHZ75BPK/FF8XVVCGHZ75BPK.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Indoor Gardening offers 20 projects to satisfy your green thumb all year long. Learn to start seedlings indoors, grown your own herb garden, and even get introduced to hydroponics! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by indoor gardening experts, and contain pictures for each step s...
By: scoochmaroo

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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:39:17 PST
Greenhouse Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Greenhouse-Project/
Greenhouse Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EHUR/HAQ3D080/FKEEHURHAQ3D080.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EHUR/HAQ3D080/FKEEHURHAQ3D080.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EHUR/HAQ3D080/FKEEHURHAQ3D080.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone  me and my dad decided to build a small , 4 meter X 80 cm Greenhouse up against the wall of our house. it took us something like two weeks of hard work at the weekends ,but as you will see , it paid off eventually. hope you enjoy ! Roey Shopping list Materials : Plexiglas - 3...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:56:05 PST
MAKE YOUR OWN SEA-GLASS MULCH! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-SEA-GLASS-MULCH/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Ok so it isn't true seaglass but it is a decent approximation and one of the few ways you could get enough to really fill your garden.  All it takes is an old cement mixer, a huge source of scrap glass and understanding neighbors.
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:27:03 PST
Make Your Own Seed Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Seed-Tape/
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By: mole1

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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 12:33:26 PST