Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - garden - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:46:07 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
POTATO TOWERS http://www.instructables.com/id/POTATO-TOWERS/
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Wed, 27 May 2009 13:16:20 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
Make A Garden Planter From Decking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Garden-Planter-From-Decking/
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Sat, 29 May 2010 15:57:04 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/
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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/
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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
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
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
Chicken-Powered Three-Stage Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Powered-Three-Stage-Compost-Bin/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 23:20:22 PDT
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
Garden/Tool shed http://www.instructables.com/id/GardenTool-shed/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:39:12 PDT
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 Build a Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Garden-Pond/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 21:14:55 PDT
Weld a Spoon Flower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-a-Spoon-Flower/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 20:02:51 PDT
How to make a Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Garden-Pond/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 18:23:21 PST
Zero Power, Self-Watering, Self-Regulating Container Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Self-Regulating-Container-Garden/
Zero Power, Self-Watering, Self-Regulating Container Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/23NP/FTK8A8UA/FBF23NPFTK8A8UA.SMALL.jpg kingnemo This was inspired by another instructable that shows how to build your own earthbox. My design adds a gravity fed, zero power consuming irrigation system that can water multiple containers automatically.The whole project is built using common, easily found parts at potentially zero cost.I live in an...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 21:06:44 PDT
Make Unique Planters With Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Unique-Planters-With-Concrete/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2011 10:49:44 PST
How to hand dig a hole http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hand-dig-a-hole/
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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
Automatic Garden Sprinkler http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Garden-Sprinkler/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 14:20:03 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...
By: jepho

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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:42:53 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...
By: aledt

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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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By: greatpanda

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:05:29 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 ...
By: Sam DeRose

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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...
By: tiero

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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 23:19:37 PDT
Newspaper Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Planters/
Newspaper Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/WOF2/HH2VJNKR/FTNWOF2HH2VJNKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/WOF2/HH2VJNKR/FTNWOF2HH2VJNKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/WOF2/HH2VJNKR/FTNWOF2HH2VJNKR.SMALL.jpg AwesomeApothems Today, we're going to teach you how to be green while planting. While you'd normally have plastic planters or pots to throw away after you planted your flowers, using this idea, this will not be an issue. Not only will you be saving many plastic planters, but you will also be able to reuse many news...
By: AwesomeApothems

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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
Make Oriental Paver/Stepping Stones For The Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Oriental-PaverStepping-Stones-For-The-Garden/
Make Oriental Paver/Stepping Stones For The Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/UJCB/FWKQKRDV/FMWUJCBFWKQKRDV.SMALL.jpg Creativeman In this instructable, I show how to make unusual decorative pavers or stepping stones with an oriental flair. Materials Needed 1. Form(s) for the stepping stone2. Cement, mortar, sand, water, usual concrete items.3. Buckets4. Trowels, spreaders, etc.5. Sponges6. Cans or measuring cups to measure ...
By: Creativeman

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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 18:13:41 PDT
Coffee grounds... a gardeners asset http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-grounds-a-gardeners-asset/
Coffee grounds... a gardeners asset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/516W/HH2VJYLH/FU4516WHH2VJYLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/516W/HH2VJYLH/FU4516WHH2VJYLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/516W/HH2VJYLH/FU4516WHH2VJYLH.SMALL.jpg ennyl265 Ahhhh coffee...my liquid gold. Morning would not be the same without you. Coffee is loved the world over. We can't drive for long without seeing  those bright signs "Tim Horton's". Here in Canada it's our favorite stop. The Americans have Starbucks. No matter where you are, a coffee house awaits. An...
By: ennyl265

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Thu, 30 May 2013 09:24:27 PDT
Bottle Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Garden/
Bottle Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1HLP/FXHJXQHE/FRC1HLPFXHJXQHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1HLP/FXHJXQHE/FRC1HLPFXHJXQHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/1HLP/FXHJXQHE/FRC1HLPFXHJXQHE.SMALL.jpg NaturalCulture Make your own tiny moss garden in a bottle. Materials Glass jar with lid or corkPebbles or gravelActivated charcoalPeat mossPotting soilMossSpoon or funnelWater spritzer bottleSome notes on finding suppliesActivated Charcoal: Your best bet for finding activated charcoal is an aquarium or pet supp...
By: NaturalCulture

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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 11:40:37 PDT
How To Make A Bowling Ball Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bowling-Ball-Planter/
How To Make A Bowling Ball Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2HCB/H1ERN720/FX82HCBH1ERN720.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2HCB/H1ERN720/FX82HCBH1ERN720.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2HCB/H1ERN720/FX82HCBH1ERN720.SMALL.jpg Creativeman After seeing Wuvie's instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-concrete-bowls-and-planters/, I knew I had to do this. So, having all the available tools and materials on hand, I proceeded to make a functional planter using a plastic bowl and a bowling ball as molds.  Having made seve...
By: Creativeman

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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:28:54 PDT
Slug Trap from Recycled Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Slug-Trap-from-Recycled-Water-Bottles/
Slug Trap from Recycled Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/XJ2A/FWYHRV93/FZNXJ2AFWYHRV93.SMALL.jpg AndyGadget This is a beer-baited slug trap made from two empty drinking water bottles. It introduces no harmful chemicals into the garden and does not harm the local wildlife (apart from the slugs). It also re-purposes items which would normally have been thrown away. Using green bottles makes it merge well ...
By: AndyGadget

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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 11:42:50 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
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
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
Create a Holistic Garden Plus 16 Gardening Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Holistic-Garden-Plus-16-Gardening-Tips/
Create a Holistic Garden Plus 16 Gardening Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/VAMZ/GHFJX6HR/FOQVAMZGHFJX6HR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/VAMZ/GHFJX6HR/FOQVAMZGHFJX6HR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/VAMZ/GHFJX6HR/FOQVAMZGHFJX6HR.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead In addition to technological, medical, and psychological advances in research, there has been a resurgence in natural therapies and treatments.  Treating the body and mind holistically provides a connectedness with the self, but a major component for many in healing is a connectedness with the envir...
By: AngryRedhead

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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 19:34:24 PST
An Improved Raised Bed Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Improved-Raised-Bed-Garden/
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By: Creativeman

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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:15:31 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 start your very own Garden Giant Mushroom Patch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-your-very-own-Garden-Giant-Mushroom-P/
How to start your very own Garden Giant Mushroom Patch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SMALL.jpg Brenpat We bought a mushroom growing kit from Fungi Perfecti which included The Garden Giant Mushroom Patch, The Elm Oyster Mushroom Patch, and The Shitake Mushroom Plugs. This Instructable will talk about how to pick out a good location for your mushroom patch and what are the necessary steps needed to st...
By: Brenpat

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Sat, 11 Apr 2009 13:11:37 PDT