Instructables: exploring - gardening - garden - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 May 2015 20:37:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Family herb garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/N63X/I9ST19AE/FTNN63XI9ST19AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/N63X/I9ST19AE/FTNN63XI9ST19AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/N63X/I9ST19AE/FTNN63XI9ST19AE.SMALL.jpg lukevblvb When you are cooking, you obviously need fresh herbs. It's easy to get it if you have this in your backyard. Your own garden with your family members involved! Let your creativity does his work with making up funny names for your herbs. For example my name is Luke and the dutch translation of basil ...
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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/
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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/
Garden Trellis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/47IP/I9M08NB4/FMI47IPI9M08NB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/47IP/I9M08NB4/FMI47IPI9M08NB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/47IP/I9M08NB4/FMI47IPI9M08NB4.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This adjustable garden trellis for cucumber/pea/bean vines is a quick project for the vegetable garden. The trellis gets the vines off the ground and is more productive in less space. No giant rotting cucumbers to find three weeks after the rest have matured. It is made from small lumber and twine...
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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
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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:04:18 PDT
Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:07:44 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/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:56:11 PST
Mason Bee House http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Bee-House/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 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/
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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/
Hops Garden Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/OXGD/HZJO6TBT/F1MOXGDHZJO6TBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/OXGD/HZJO6TBT/F1MOXGDHZJO6TBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/OXGD/HZJO6TBT/F1MOXGDHZJO6TBT.SMALL.jpg pi526 I've had flower gardens for many years, and I'm always looking for ways to introduce new plants into existing gardens. My son has been brewing beer for the past few years, and he grows hops in his backyard. Since hops produce beautiful flowers and are fast climbers (20-25 feet in a growing season),...
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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/
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SMALL.jpg smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
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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/
Self-watering container garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SMALL.jpg merrittgene I made a completely portable garden that is self-watering. Each container has a water reservoir in the bottom that keeps the soil moist, and there's also a hole so excess water will drain out.Tidy Cat kitty litter container (38 lb size)4" perforated corrugated drainage pipe 1-1/2" PVC pipe Potting s...
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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/
Beautiful + Easy Repurposed Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SMALL.jpg art_istry This fountain was designed and made from repurposed parts collected from various other projects for a client in Maryland. The goal was for an aesthetically pleasing, lightly trickling fountain feature for the front courtyard of the home. I was also responsible for the landscape design and implementa...
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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/
Ultimate Auto-Wicking Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/9FQH/HV9HW1FK/F939FQHHV9HW1FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/9FQH/HV9HW1FK/F939FQHHV9HW1FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/9FQH/HV9HW1FK/F939FQHHV9HW1FK.SMALL.jpg zymurgeneticist Unsatisfied with a simple raised bed garden for the backyard, we decided (or I should say I convinced my wife) on a wicking bed garden with a twist... an auto-refilling raised bed wicking garden (try saying that three times fast). The design utilized the float ball valve from a toilet bowl and pass...
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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/
Faux Stone Bench and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SMALL.jpg Joshblake I decided to start fixing up the back yard this year, but I wanted to do something a little more creative than just a potted plant or two. So I went searching online to learn how to create faux stone floors and walls and tried to learn all the tips and tricks I could in a short time. I had the idea ...
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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/
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/8FVU/HN6BVUXZ/FN88FVUHN6BVUXZ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Wait .. Diapers?  How do those help your plants?  Trust me, it's probably not what you're thinking. Watch the Video! NOTE:  The results, depictions and claims portrayed in this video are based on the limited experiences I had to test ideas prior to production.  All information is belie...
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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