Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:20:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mason Jar Planters With Reclaimed Wood Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Planters-With-Reclaimed-Wood-Base/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 18:42:13 PDT
Raised Bed Garden From Roofing Sheet Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Garden-From-Roofing-Sheet-Metal/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:54:37 PDT
Concrete Garden Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Mushrooms/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:37:28 PDT
Customizable Plant Pot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Plant-Pot/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 21:04:23 PDT
Raised Bed Deck Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Deck-Garden/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:45:15 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Raised Bed Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Raised-Bed-Garden/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:51:42 PDT
$100 City Proof Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/100-City-Proof-Garden/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 12:29:36 PDT
How to Care for Succulents (plants) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Care-for-Succulents-plant/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 13:19:03 PDT
Making Garden Bed Hoops http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Garden-Bed-Hoops/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 10:29:07 PDT
Setting up an automatic multi-zone home irrigation system http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-a-Multi-zone-Home-Irrigation-System/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 16:18:31 PDT
Vertical Garden in 10 Minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Garden-in-10-Minutes/
Vertical Garden in 10 Minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/Z88Q/IOPZDUPA/FV5Z88QIOPZDUPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/Z88Q/IOPZDUPA/FV5Z88QIOPZDUPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/Z88Q/IOPZDUPA/FV5Z88QIOPZDUPA.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hello, how are you?Do you like gardening? Yeah, me too. But, look at my garden! So many polibags here. Spontaniously, I have an idea to make a simply vertical garden. I think it's not that permanent, but it helps me to give my garden more space for a while.And here it is. You Need Rope (Mine is p...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:47:15 PDT
Natural-Look Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Look-Bird-Feeder/
Natural-Look Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZRNC/IOFZAD2F/FINZRNCIOFZAD2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZRNC/IOFZAD2F/FINZRNCIOFZAD2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/ZRNC/IOFZAD2F/FINZRNCIOFZAD2F.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Do you know that there always a miracle of giving? Yeah, it doesn't matter how big it is, giving always make us happy.Now, it's time for the birds. Give the birds seeds, will make our garden/house have a nature-friendly-look. Here's how. You Need BranchesWire Small plastic cup Birdseed Imagine ...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:57:53 PDT
The Herb Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Herb-Hive/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 00:39:10 PDT
Terrace garden from DIY roof top kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrace-Garden-From-DIY-Roof-Top-Kit/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 08:55:13 PDT
Upright Pallet (Container) Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upright-Pallet-Container-Gardens/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:58:27 PDT
Mini hanging garden with recycled coffee pods http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hanging-Garden-With-Recycled-Coffee-Pods/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:50:13 PDT
Air-Lift Irrigation http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Air-Lift-Irrigation/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:13:13 PDT
Wheatgrass in Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheatgrass-in-Glass/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:57:15 PDT
Compact Wicking Irrigation : A Pauper Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Wicking-Irrigation-a-Pauper-Solution/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:30:58 PDT
KOKEDAMA: A Unique Way to Grow a Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/苔玉-KOKEDAMA-a-Unique-Way-to-Grow-a-Plant/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:32:58 PDT
Coconut Husk Planter for Orchid http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Husk-Planter-for-Orchid/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 03:03:12 PDT
Urban Farming Knife: The Ho-Mi http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Farming-Tool-the-Ho-Mi/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:18:33 PDT
40+ Hacks for YOU (the Urban Gardener) http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Hacks-NO-Excuses/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:15:58 PDT
DIY Seed Bombs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Seed-Bombs/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:51:09 PDT
Window jamb garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Jamb-Garden/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:29:13 PDT
Starting a Balcony Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-a-Balcony-Garden/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 08:54:28 PDT
Window Box Template Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Box-Template-Gardening/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:39:26 PDT
Veggies on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Veggies-on-Wheels/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:23:47 PDT
Save the Bird Feeder!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-the-Bird-Feeder/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 19:43:02 PDT
Container gardening in small balcony or space http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-Gardening-in-Small-Balcony-or-Space/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:28:11 PDT
Self Watering / Water Less Planter - Subterranean Water Reservoir http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Planter-Subterranean-Water-Reservoir/
Self Watering / Water Less Planter - Subterranean Water Reservoir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/Z8K0/ILL7W5UR/F43Z8K0ILL7W5UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/Z8K0/ILL7W5UR/F43Z8K0ILL7W5UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/Z8K0/ILL7W5UR/F43Z8K0ILL7W5UR.SMALL.jpg IbniH How to water less your planter. Items Items for Subterranean Water Reservoir 1 planter pot 1/2 cup of Water Gel / Beads 1 ice cream cap The Cap Put the cap upside down inside the pot The Beads Transfer the beads and put it on the cap. The Planter Then you can put the dirt and plant yo...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 18:35:14 PST
Paracord Plant Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plant-Hanger/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:16:58 PST
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/
Jar plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1ZJ5/IJ3GJ0RN/FVG1ZJ5IJ3GJ0RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1ZJ5/IJ3GJ0RN/FVG1ZJ5IJ3GJ0RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1ZJ5/IJ3GJ0RN/FVG1ZJ5IJ3GJ0RN.SMALL.jpg cfiorante Hi welcome to the world of jar plants, now sit down or stand you are your own person and learn how to make a jar plant of your own. What are jar plants? Jar plants are decorative planters that can easily be made all you need are a few things too make your very own jar plant What you need refe...
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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/
Lichen Gardens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/P5JY/IIG9XD8S/F0UP5JYIIG9XD8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/P5JY/IIG9XD8S/F0UP5JYIIG9XD8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/P5JY/IIG9XD8S/F0UP5JYIIG9XD8S.SMALL.jpg Fathomlis Lichens are incredible organisms. They're not plants and not animals. What are they then? A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship (I got that from Wikipedia). Was that too complicated? Never min...
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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/
Shower in the Jungle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WVMV/II6C09L2/F50WVMVII6C09L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WVMV/II6C09L2/F50WVMVII6C09L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WVMV/II6C09L2/F50WVMVII6C09L2.SMALL.jpg peachesandsalt We're officially obsessed with indoor gardening and plants in general. I decided that we needed plants in every single room of our house and wanted to shower in a jungle, so I built our own 'raining' plant hanger. It took less than an hour to build and was easy to hang from the ceiling. Make one for...
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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/
Firehose Plant Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/FJQL/IGV6PDR0/F6YFJQLIGV6PDR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/FJQL/IGV6PDR0/F6YFJQLIGV6PDR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/FJQL/IGV6PDR0/F6YFJQLIGV6PDR0.SMALL.jpg ByronP If you ever want to add some green to your life and have a spare firehose lying around, this project is for you! I've had a firehose lying around as an emergency fire escape rope, but I realized it was just taking up space and wanted to use at least some of it on an everyday practical level. My pare...
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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/
Colorado Top Bar Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/X6TC/IEX4LQEX/F6RX6TCIEX4LQEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/X6TC/IEX4LQEX/F6RX6TCIEX4LQEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/X6TC/IEX4LQEX/F6RX6TCIEX4LQEX.SMALL.jpg AkerKits The Colorado Top Bar is a beautiful beehive for your backyard, community garden or rooftop. Designed by our team in Colorado and inspired by the classic Kenyan Top Bar design, the CTB contains minimal parts and requires lost no equipment to harvest honey and wax.The CTB embraces natural beekeeping m...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:46:48 PDT
Toilet-Top Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Zen-Garden/
Toilet-Top Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/CE5Z/IEQXTGPB/F9ICE5ZIEQXTGPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/CE5Z/IEQXTGPB/F9ICE5ZIEQXTGPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/CE5Z/IEQXTGPB/F9ICE5ZIEQXTGPB.SMALL.jpg zenniferose I saw this toilet garden:http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Garden/I immediately thought, "This is awesome, how can I do something similar that is easier using the materials I have?"Here's what I came up with:You will need:ToiletPotted HerbsSome cool thingsSubscribe to check out more awesome che...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:58:17 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Planters/
DIY Dinosaur Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/FTO2/IEJSKV2E/FI9FTO2IEJSKV2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/FTO2/IEJSKV2E/FI9FTO2IEJSKV2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/FTO2/IEJSKV2E/FI9FTO2IEJSKV2E.SMALL.jpg peachesandsalt We're moving our succulents inside and giving them a new home - inside of dinosaurs! RAWR! Jd and I created our own dinosaur planters and wanted to share the easy DIY project with you. This is a super simple, easy-to-make project that you can finish in a few hours as long as you have the right mater...
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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/
Repurposed Cold Frame Lid / Solar Dehydrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/LS32/IE7J5EX4/FHYLS32IE7J5EX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/LS32/IE7J5EX4/FHYLS32IE7J5EX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/LS32/IE7J5EX4/FHYLS32IE7J5EX4.SMALL.jpg DaveJ12 Late summer is the time when I'm (hopefully) overwhelmed with produce from our garden. There's no way we can eat our way through hundreds of tomatoes when they're all at their best, so I like to dry some of the harvest on sunny summer days and pull them out when the snow flies and the garden has van...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:55:26 PDT