Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - garden - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:25:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
Broadfork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic The broadfork is a tool used for gardening. It is a non-inversion, aerating tool, which means it opens up the soil, but doesn't turn it over. A broadfork lets the air and water into the soil and encourages the biological life in the soil, which in the top few inches consist mainly of aerobic organis...
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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
Transform your deck into an alternating flower garden. http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-your-deck-into-an-alternating-flower-gar/
Transform your deck into an alternating flower garden. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/M6LT/FVMV8MVI/FUHM6LTFVMV8MVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/M6LT/FVMV8MVI/FUHM6LTFVMV8MVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/M6LT/FVMV8MVI/FUHM6LTFVMV8MVI.SMALL.jpg 247guy All of us want a beautiful deck, and one easy way to enhance a deck is to add flowers. By using a specific group of flowers, and limited supplies; you can easily transform your deck into a flower garden. By day, it will display one type of flowers, yet by night it will show a completely different t...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 16:27:28 PDT
DIY Hoop House Cold Frame For Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hoop-House-Cold-Frame-For-Gardening/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 08:38:55 PST
Grow a Big Organic Tomato Garden Without Tilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Big-Organic-Tomato-Garden-Without-Tilling/
Grow a Big Organic Tomato Garden Without Tilling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9LOE/I5P7MAE4/F4J9LOEI5P7MAE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9LOE/I5P7MAE4/F4J9LOEI5P7MAE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9LOE/I5P7MAE4/F4J9LOEI5P7MAE4.SMALL.jpg cnathan In this Instructable, I will show you an easy way to grow an organic tomato garden. I live along a main road and I thought using my yard to make a garden and setting a sign by the road would draw people in to buy my tomatoes. I grew Cherry, Roma, and Beefsteak tomatoes. I didn't have a tiller and...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 20:23:32 PST
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/
Mason Bee House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/7G8Q/I55MRRVH/F5L7G8QI55MRRVH.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Native mason bees can be housed to protect them from pests, diseases and predators. They are excellent early season pollinators for orchards and other early season fruit crops. Mason bees can do more work than non-native honey bees, even on a cloudy rainy day. Also, mason bees are solitary non-aggr...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:34:52 PST
Drip watering system that costs only nickels and time. http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-watering-system-that-costs-only-nickels-and-t/
Drip watering system that costs only nickels and time. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/H9Z1/GBVJBRXB/F67H9Z1GBVJBRXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/H9Z1/GBVJBRXB/F67H9Z1GBVJBRXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/H9Z1/GBVJBRXB/F67H9Z1GBVJBRXB.SMALL.jpg Rowan_Winterhaven I needed a watering system because I have trouble getting around due to health issues and it's really not fair to my spawn that he be the one to do the watering every day.  Fourteen year old boys want to be in a swimming pool, not standing in the sun providing cool refreshment to a container garden....
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 00:23:15 PDT
My hanging garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hanging-garden/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:34:14 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/
Hobbit / Gnome Hole Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/HM5V/I3TICQO2/FE7HM5VI3TICQO2.SMALL.jpg shootr After cutting down two dead trees in my front yard, I left some stump above ground for putting flower pots on. It was looking plain and needed something more, and my wife hit upon the idea of a Hobbit or Gnome door on one of them.Sounded like a good idea but had no idea where to start, so after loo...
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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
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
Beanery Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SMALL.jpg U Riz Ever wanted a kitchen garden? Read on for a brief guide to micro-indoor farming and putting vacant window real estate to productive use.Chances are that you have a free window looking out at a yard, a few feet away from you as you read this. Perhaps you are in a climate controlled office or house. F...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Winterize your garden with a cold frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-garden-with-a-cold-frame/
Winterize your garden with a cold frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SMALL.jpg warehouse32 If you live in the northern half of the US, then you probably have to deal with some pretty cold winters. Instead of having to move your plants indoors, or just waiting until the spring time, build a cold frame and extend your growing season all the way through fall and in some cases into the beginn...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:51 PDT
a simple garden gate http://www.instructables.com/id/a-simple-garden-gate-1/
a simple garden gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Q4HK/I0ATKD8L/FZWQ4HKI0ATKD8L.SMALL.jpg buck2217 An easy to build garden or paddock gateTools and MaterialsWood (I used approx 8 m of 100 x 40 decking)50mm nails (about 60)hingeslatchCoach Bolts (5)Total cost about $55NZDChop SawDrillHammerspanner Cut the wood I first measured the gap that I wanted the gate in. My gap was 1100mm so I cut the 5 ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:01:10 PDT
easy seed starter. http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-seed-starter./
easy seed starter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/33K8/FEMY2ZAE/FJN33K8FEMY2ZAE.SMALL.jpg ravenc83 a simple, cheap way to get some seed started before getting them into the garden. materials. egg carton, any size. soil. scissors. seeds. plastic wrap. time. step one. osh. first thing to do is cut off the top of the carton, save this for later. then lay seeds in the carton. cover the seeds w...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2008 12:47:29 PDT
Hops Garden Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Hops-Garden-Tower/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:49 PDT
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-meter-vegetable-garden-on-wheels/
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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/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:46 PDT
DIY Garden Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Garden-Markers/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 08:43:46 PDT
How to propagate cacti!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-propagate-cacti/
How to propagate cacti!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Succulents are awesome to fill theb home with, even cacti. Cacti, and other succulents, are easily propagated by cuttings. You can have a whole new plant growing in just a week!!! Here's how. Locate the subject!!! Find a pup on your cactus, or a leaf on your succulent, and make sure it is health...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
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
Self-watering container garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-container-garden/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:31:14 PDT
Large Outdoor Planter From a Recycled Shipping Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Planter-From-a-Shipping-Crate/
Large Outdoor Planter From a Recycled Shipping Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/TT1N/HX1W2N7E/FRHTT1NHX1W2N7E.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn We started a bunch of tomato plants from seed this year and had an over-abundance of success. Every seed was successful and was overcrowding the garden. So, while sourcing pallets for another project, I came across a few shipping crates that looked useful so I grabbed one.I tried to take the crate...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:15:54 PDT
Beautiful + Easy Repurposed Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Easy-Repurposed-Fountain/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:16 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: How-To-Make Stepping Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-How-To-Make-Stepping-Stones/
DIY CONCRETE:: How-To-Make Stepping Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/EMT4/HAH02T2X/F89EMT4HAH02T2X.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete   Supplies: Stepping Stone Mold Mold Release or Light Vegetable Oil and Paint Brush Plywood Base Boards Particle Mask + Rubber Gloves CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula Admixture Sakrete 5000 Plus Concrete Mix Wheel Barrow or Bucket Mixing Shovel / Ho...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:43:51 PST
Decoy Strawberry Rocks to Deter Bird Burglars http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoy-Strawberry-Rocks-to-Deter-Bird-Burglars/
Decoy Strawberry Rocks to Deter Bird Burglars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/OCQK/HWLD47JB/FFZOCQKHWLD47JB.SMALL.jpg smori These painted strawberry rocks will fool pesky birds from stealing the real strawberries from your garden. The birds will be attracted to the realistically painted berries. Once the birds get fed up with the rocks, they'll leave your strawberries alone. Gather Materials Materials:rocks (thoroughl...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:19:00 PDT
Forest Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Gardening/
Forest Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/OPJ5/HVKM8YPT/FXBOPJ5HVKM8YPT.SMALL.jpg velacreations The basic principle of homesteading is to create a home and lifestyle that are as self-sustainable as possible. There’s no point producing your own food, water, energy or shelter for just a month or a year; if you and yours are to survive on the fruits of your homestead, you need it to keep producin...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 20:05:25 PDT
Ultimate Auto-Wicking Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Auto-Wicking-Garden/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:11:36 PDT
Never Water Plants Again with Hugelkulture! http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Water-Plants-Again-with-Hugelkulture/
Never Water Plants Again with Hugelkulture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/PSPJ/HH2VNXZB/FKIPSPJHH2VNXZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/PSPJ/HH2VNXZB/FKIPSPJHH2VNXZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/PSPJ/HH2VNXZB/FKIPSPJHH2VNXZB.SMALL.jpg calskin Before we get started, I need to point out that I was slightly misleading with the title.  The first year, you will need to water, however in the years to follow, you should not. This article will have just 4 steps.  1) pick a spot 2) lay down wood 3) cover with soil 4) plant your cover crop and ga...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:17:31 PDT
Grow a Pineapple Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Pineapple-Plant/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:41:47 PDT
Garden and Backyard Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-and-Backyard-Space/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 18:38:10 PST
vertical hydrophonic system http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-hydrophonic-system/
vertical hydrophonic system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/GE8D/HURHX6YR/FEYGE8DHURHX6YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/GE8D/HURHX6YR/FEYGE8DHURHX6YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/GE8D/HURHX6YR/FEYGE8DHURHX6YR.SMALL.jpg d_salce84 Hello. In this instructable I am making a vertical hydrophonic system. :) What you will need here is what you will need 5 gallon bucket with lid 4" diameter by 10' PVC pipe 1/2" diameter tubing (about 6 feet) 4" PVC pipe cap water fountain pump zip tiethis is the tools you will need electric dr...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 23:59:53 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-vegetables-against-birds/
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/FWRW/HTHKFXQE/F3WFWRWHTHKFXQE.SMALL.jpg Wout Mareen Have you ever had pigeons in your garden eating your home grown vegetables? And have you ever tried to scare them away? Then you have probably noticed that they aren't scared of anything. CUBE is the solution to that problem. It is a modular netting system adaptable to every plant and usable for sev...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:21:01 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-tower-made-out-of-PVC-pipe-15-pockets/
Plant tower made out of PVC pipe (15 pockets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/9POB/HTNO73DO/FWY9POBHTNO73DO.SMALL.jpg algert555 In this instructable I'll try to show you how to build a planting tower out of 1 meter of PVC pipe. The planting tower can be used (based on the diameter) for strawberries, lettuce, (bigger pipes) pansies and other small summer flowers (smaller diameters) I made a couple of them already and the m...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 11:13:50 PDT
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