Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - recycle - reuse - featured Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:36:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Harvest Basket (Garden Trug)
Harvest Basket (Garden Trug) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Cute Concrete Planter
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow!
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Rain Gutter Garden Planter Troughs
Rain Gutter Garden Planter Troughs - More DIY How To Projects]]> MossdaleMakerspace Here's a great way to repurpose those spare bits of rain gutter from that construction site down the street. These trough planters are a great addition to any garden. Here's how I made mine using only the left over materials from other projects. Collect Tools & Materials If you have a constructio...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:33:01 PST
vertical window planter
vertical window planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Everyone likes to put plants on their windowsill.  But why not take advantage of the light along the sides of the windows? here's one way Cast of characters inexpensive curtain tension rod $3-$5.  Get one that will fit inside your window's vertical height 2 extra inches or more 8-10 empty plasti...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 14:25:23 PST
Plants in Bottles
Plants in Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> notforfooduse These plants in bottles are essentially DIY terraria in bottles. They look quite good and are very simple to make with whatever bottles you might have lying around. I made these one afternoon with my cousin and he really enjoyed it! Obviously, this is not the first terrarium-themed instructable. In...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:46:37 PDT
Newspaper Planters
Newspaper Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 04:25:53 PDT
MAKE YOUR OWN SEA-GLASS MULCH! NelsonStudios Ok so it isn't true seaglass but it is a decent approximation and one of the few ways you could get enough to really fill your garden.  All it takes is an old cement mixer, a huge source of scrap glass and understanding neighbors.
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:27:03 PST
Makedo Hanging Herb Garden
Makedo Hanging Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Take your creative reuse beyond the play room and into the garden with this quick and easy hanging planter box. We’ve used yogurt containers, some packing strap and Makedo parts available from Find Source yogurt containers or other weather proof materials from around your home. You ...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:29:49 PDT
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rowan_Winterhaven Here's a very simple one, folks.  (***Quick Edit***:  I've entered this cart in both the Wheeled contest and the Gardening contest.  Please vote for me if you feel that I've come up with a good enough idea.  Thanks all, and have a wonderful day!) The image is pretty self explanatory but I'll explai...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 12:55:59 PDT
Simple block weeds and water conveyor
Simple block weeds and water conveyor - More DIY How To Projects]]> torx  Here is one simple instructable is dedicated to the realization of my garden in spring 2012. It is a solution to the problem created by the wind: it has a tendency to fit through the holes in the nylon and create a  "balloon effect" causing various adverse effects including some damage to the plant...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 15:18:29 PDT
Duct Tape Milk Carton Planters
Duct Tape Milk Carton Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> annahowardshaw Why buy new planters like a sucker when you can quickly make a more adorable ones from milk cartons and duct tape?   The combination of a water proof carton and strong duct tape make these pots durable enough to use inside as well as outdoors. Materials Milk Carton Duct Tape - Gray, Black, White, ...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 18:00:11 PDT
self-watering planter from found dresser drawers
self-watering planter from found dresser drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> chandra.nalaani Love the idea of the earthbox but can't help feeling like sticking living things in giant blocks of plastic is somehow just wrong? Don't think much about plastic but highly allergic to ugly? Like finding something old and making it new? This instructable is for you.If you want more details on why th...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 23:51:09 PDT
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground - More DIY How To Projects]]> DebH57 How many tons of junk mail do we get over the course of a week across America? Everyone wants to sell you everything and has the solution to any problem you can think of and it fills our trashcans and landfills. Here#25;s a way to put that junk mail to a good use and spare the overburdened landfills...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:56:04 PDT
Outdoor IP Camera Housing from garden lamps
Outdoor IP Camera Housing from garden lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jaden123 Recently, a friend of mine who regularly installs IP security systems found he had a surplus of cameras and was looking to get rid of them. I had an uninvited guest relieve me of a few things a couple of years ago and had been considering putting in a number of cameras myself. Guess it was fate.As ...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:12:22 PDT
Go Green Upside Down Hanging Planters
Go Green Upside Down Hanging Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> DebH57 Remember when the Topsy Turvy Hanging Tomato Plant commercial seemed to run incessantly on T.V.? What it really amounted to was a plastic green bag with plastic rings at the top and bottom with a hole for the plant to go through and a hanger.The concept is that it keeps plants off the ground away fr...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:27:42 PST
Lightbulb "green"house
Lightbulb "green"house - More DIY How To Projects]]> LinuxH4x0r The incandescent light bulb is the ultimate symbol of wasted energy. Since I don't use them anymore I wanted to transform them into something green instead of throwing them away. This project was inspired by an ad I saw in the June 08 edition of Popular Science. WARNING: THIS INSTRUCTABLE REQUIRES ...
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Sun, 25 May 2008 20:03:34 PDT