Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - recycle http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:38:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Gatorade Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatorade-Planter/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:39:24 PDT
Bio Degradable Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Degradable-Plant-Pot/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:23:58 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-bottle-into-a-hanging-pot/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:07:30 PDT
Repurposed Turtle Sandbox to Planting Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Turtle-Sandbox-to-Planting-Ring/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 18:34:47 PDT
Indoor Vertical Garden with recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Vertical-Garden-with-recycled-bottles/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 04:33:31 PDT
DIY Flower Box Planter Video http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flower-Box-Planter-Video/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:04:25 PDT
Umbrella Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-Birdfeeder/
Umbrella Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2H7L/HUIS81OP/FZI2H7LHUIS81OP.SMALL.jpg umbrella upcycle This is an awesome way to reuse a broken umbrella! The metal frame provides a perfect place for birds to perch, and the colorful fabric is an eye-catching garden decoration. Cleaning is a breeze too - simply spray with a hose, let air-dry, and then refill with seed.(This project is part of my Girl...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:46:07 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
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
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
Mini Recycled Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Recycled-Greenhouse/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 13:26:54 PDT
Carrots in a Bottle (Updated on 2/24/2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrots-in-a-Bottle/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:39:27 PST
Tall Tree Pots For Date Palms Or Whatever http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Tree-Pots-For-Date-Palms-Or-Whatever/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:51:53 PST
DIY attractive Planters from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-attractive-Planters-from-Junk/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 21:58:50 PST
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
vertical window planter http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-window-planter/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 14:25:23 PST
Eco-Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Garden/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 19:25:12 PDT
Beehive made from tyres http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-made-from-tires/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 05:44:36 PDT
Plants in Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Plants-in-Bottles/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:46:37 PDT
Newspaper Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Planters/
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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/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 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...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:50 PDT
R.P.C.B (Recycled Pallet Compost Box) http://www.instructables.com/id/RPCB-Recycled-Pallet-Compost-Box/
R.P.C.B (Recycled Pallet Compost Box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/TGUC/HFSHT7DY/FWQTGUCHFSHT7DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/TGUC/HFSHT7DY/FWQTGUCHFSHT7DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/TGUC/HFSHT7DY/FWQTGUCHFSHT7DY.SMALL.jpg ancaf33 This is how I made my compost box out of pallets. I even used the nails that held together the pallet. What you'll need: Pallets (obviously) Hammer (helps a lot) Saw (not the movie) Let's get crackin' shall we? Begin by hammering of the wood from the pallets and removing the nails from them. ...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:50:49 PDT
How to make your own seed-starter cups- That are GOOD for plants! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-seed-starter-cups-That-are-G/
How to make your own seed-starter cups- That are GOOD for plants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/YTUU/HFSHEWBQ/FPXYTUUHFSHEWBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/YTUU/HFSHEWBQ/FPXYTUUHFSHEWBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/YTUU/HFSHEWBQ/FPXYTUUHFSHEWBQ.SMALL.jpg UnknownAmy A way to use recycled materials to make your own free seed cups. These are biodegradable, so there is no transplant shock, and include some coffee grounds for a natural nutrient source as the seeds grow! So far I have had great luck with these little cups- the seeds love them. Inspired by a need for...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:30:12 PDT
Milk carton seedling container http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-carton-seedling-container/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:12:23 PDT
Soda can seedling container http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-can-seedling-container/
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 16:34:15 PDT
Recycled box seed starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-box-seed-starter/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:49:51 PDT
Makedo Hanging Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Hanging-Herb-Garden/
Makedo Hanging Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/S2WS/H5Y9V9H5/FZQS2WSH5Y9V9H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/S2WS/H5Y9V9H5/FZQS2WSH5Y9V9H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/S2WS/H5Y9V9H5/FZQS2WSH5Y9V9H5.SMALL.jpg 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 mymakedo.com. 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
How to make a recycled flower pot thing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-recycled-flower-pot-thing/
How to make a recycled flower pot thing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/OOUF/H2MYKGCP/FIUOOUFH2MYKGCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/OOUF/H2MYKGCP/FIUOOUFH2MYKGCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/OOUF/H2MYKGCP/FIUOOUFH2MYKGCP.SMALL.jpg tech dawg This instructable is on how to make a small flower pot out of an old plastic bottle.         You Need    -dirt(kind of essential)    -Plastic bottle    -seeds for a really small plant    -sunlight     This little guy can be kept inside on a widow sill that has sun. Eating    The first step a...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 13:26:20 PDT
Garden Markers You Can Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Markers-You-Can-Make/
Garden Markers You Can Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/TJYL/H2MYM0SW/FQMTJYLH2MYM0SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/TJYL/H2MYM0SW/FQMTJYLH2MYM0SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/TJYL/H2MYM0SW/FQMTJYLH2MYM0SW.SMALL.jpg Creativeman With all my experimenting with concrete and what can be done with it, one of my favorites is the garden markers or signs I make using new concrete forms or, using old, broken chunks of concrete than can be found when a sidewalk or patio is torn up, for example.  I think the forms made are very attra...
By: Creativeman

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Sun, 27 May 2012 21:36:00 PDT
Can Art:Pebble Cans And Other Delights http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-ArtPebble-Cans-And-Other-Delights/
Can Art:Pebble Cans And Other Delights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/B29P/H2BMNOK2/FG0B29PH2BMNOK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/B29P/H2BMNOK2/FG0B29PH2BMNOK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/B29P/H2BMNOK2/FG0B29PH2BMNOK2.SMALL.jpg Creativeman Due to interest in my instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Art-A-Way-To-Recycle-Some-Tin-Cans/; I was prompted to find another use for tin cans.  This instructable shows the end results of the creative process...from empty tin cans and plastic jars to complete, usable art/garden objects....
By: Creativeman

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Sun, 20 May 2012 20:51:58 PDT
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wheeled-Gardening-Cart/
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OS0S/H21CGM50/FE5OS0SH21CGM50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OS0S/H21CGM50/FE5OS0SH21CGM50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/OS0S/H21CGM50/FE5OS0SH21CGM50.SMALL.jpg 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
make a self-watering planter using recycled materials on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-self-watering-planter-using-recycled-materi/
make a self-watering planter using recycled materials on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/X9LB/H21CGJ6L/F79X9LBH21CGJ6L.SMALL.jpg calskin the intro My office manager buys jugs of water from Safeway for our water cooler.  Later I found out that these particular jugs have no deposit on those water jugs, so they're just getting thrown out instead of being reused.  I thought this was kind of silly, so I asked if I could take the jugs wit...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 17:43:03 PDT
Trash to yard art or thinking outside the box http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-yard-art-or-thinking-outside-the-box/
Trash to yard art or thinking outside the box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/7U8A/H1KHAJSL/FW37U8AH1KHAJSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/7U8A/H1KHAJSL/FW37U8AH1KHAJSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/7U8A/H1KHAJSL/FW37U8AH1KHAJSL.SMALL.jpg l8nite Much to the delight of children and the chagrin of my poor neighbors and the zoning man, I am a multimedia artist and one of my favorite mediums is found objects, although I know my taste isn't to everyones liking I hope you enjoy this brief tour of my yard after midnight.  The lead picture is pret...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 23:35:09 PDT
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Pot-An-Orchid-So-You-NEVER-Over-Water-Again-r/
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SMALL.jpg MaryT8M You've heard the expression that something was "LOVED" to death......well that is what frequently happens to orchids. Their owners LOVE them to death. Orchids really do thrive on benign neglect. Orchids thrive through all kinds of conditions, yet once people get their hands on them they can easily d...
By: MaryT8M

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:07:51 PDT
rescued garden containers http://www.instructables.com/id/rescued-garden-containers/
rescued garden containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/Q4K8/H19RV6P3/FZNQ4K8H19RV6P3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/Q4K8/H19RV6P3/FZNQ4K8H19RV6P3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/Q4K8/H19RV6P3/FZNQ4K8H19RV6P3.SMALL.jpg l8nite Here in Florida we have very sandy sand not dirt and it's very difficult to enrich it to be able to grow anything so container gardens are a big thing. A lot of people use 5 gallon buckets but that usually means one plant per bucket but tree containers come in a wide range of sizes find them I of...
By: l8nite

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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 15:03:29 PDT
Ice Cream Tub Seedling Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Tub-Seedling-Tray/
Ice Cream Tub Seedling Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/368G/H1AH6DUY/F5E368GH1AH6DUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/368G/H1AH6DUY/F5E368GH1AH6DUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/368G/H1AH6DUY/F5E368GH1AH6DUY.SMALL.jpg murak This is a really simple seedling tray made out of an old ice cream tub (plastic). If you leave out the drainage holes - it also makes a pretty good water bowl for a pet. With some MakeDo fastners - it would be even easier as you could eliminate the silicon/glue and just fasten it together ;-) So a...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 18:16:36 PDT
Seed Starting in Everyday Household Objects. http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starting-in-Everyday-Household-Objects/
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By: shadowfeet

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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:48:39 PDT
Simple block weeds and water conveyor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-block-weeds-and-water-conveyor/
Simple block weeds and water conveyor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SMALL.jpg 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
Gardening/ Recycling- Indoor/Outdoor: Glass&Plastic 2Bottle-Garden Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-Recycling-IndoorOutdoor-GlassPlasti/
Gardening/ Recycling- Indoor/Outdoor: Glass&Plastic 2Bottle-Garden Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/1QYQ/GZUAFWDI/FUM1QYQGZUAFWDI.SMALL.jpg ARBassa Who: You What: Glass&Plastic Bottle-Garden Unit Why: To Recycle/Reuse your glass and plastic bottles.  How: Click "Next Step". These are ideal for herbs like Basil and Chives. They do not occupy very much space and can be placed indoors (by a window or bright lamp) or outdoors (in the sun). STE...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 05:07:51 PDT
Self-regulating watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-regulating-watering-system/
Self-regulating watering system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SMALL.jpg gkaneto In short: this method uses the technology of some bird water bottles (like this). Additionally, you'll also use some communicating vessels.  The basic idea is drawn in pic #1. To make it, you'll need: - plastic bottle with cap - pot plate - tubing (about 3 to 5 mm of internal diameter) How to do...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 10:07:07 PST
DIY- Indoor Seedling Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Indoor-Seedling-Grow-Box-Recycled-Tool-Ches/
DIY- Indoor Seedling Grow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/7YI3/GZ0MMCUB/FNX7YI3GZ0MMCUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/7YI3/GZ0MMCUB/FNX7YI3GZ0MMCUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/7YI3/GZ0MMCUB/FNX7YI3GZ0MMCUB.SMALL.jpg Grasshopper1221 I like to grow my own Herbs and veggies but in Mich its kinda hard to do in the winter, Plants don't care for the cold by the window and I kill more that way, So I wanted to see if we could Turn a old & really cheap junk tool chest into a energy efficient Seedling grow box  for under $10.00 And sp...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 03:36:21 PST
How to make a Laptop box styrofoam Herb Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Laptop-box-styrofoam-Herb-Planter/
How to make a Laptop box styrofoam Herb Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6VP1/GWNWH755/FVN6VP1GWNWH755.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6VP1/GWNWH755/FVN6VP1GWNWH755.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6VP1/GWNWH755/FVN6VP1GWNWH755.SMALL.jpg shadowfeet If your like me, you have the greatest herbs in the summer... then in winter, no more fresh herbs for you. I wanted some herbs in my kitchen to be able to use year round, so I decided to make one. Supplies you'll need:  Rectangular 'Styrofoam' box ( Not truly styrofoam, its more squishy. It's actua...
By: shadowfeet

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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 16:53:46 PST
How to Make Blooming Tire Planters... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Blooming-Tire-Planters/
How to Make Blooming Tire Planters... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/KXL2/GQZJNDXJ/F9BKXL2GQZJNDXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/KXL2/GQZJNDXJ/F9BKXL2GQZJNDXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/KXL2/GQZJNDXJ/F9BKXL2GQZJNDXJ.SMALL.jpg WUVIE This Instructable was created several years ago, before I had much more than an inexpensive digital camera. If the weather warms up soon, I will update with much better images. Thanks for your patience. :-) Old tires in the garden. Okay, so they aren't for everyone. Hoity toity communities would ch...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 12:50:56 PDT
Make A Planter Fit For A King! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Planter-Fit-For-A-King/
Make A Planter Fit For A King! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/C3FZ/GP7IFA59/FTDC3FZGP7IFA59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/C3FZ/GP7IFA59/FTDC3FZGP7IFA59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/C3FZ/GP7IFA59/FTDC3FZGP7IFA59.SMALL.jpg Creativeman Recently, I purchased some stepping stone molds to make a walkway in the garden.  I really like the art entailed in the stepping stones, and the idea came to me to make a display piece which would incorporate a painted, detailed stepping stone as one of the side panels of the planter. This instuctab...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:23:01 PDT
Duct Tape Milk Carton Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Milk-Carton-Planters/
Duct Tape Milk Carton Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/04Z3/GOTSZ4IZ/F3V04Z3GOTSZ4IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/04Z3/GOTSZ4IZ/F3V04Z3GOTSZ4IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/04Z3/GOTSZ4IZ/F3V04Z3GOTSZ4IZ.SMALL.jpg 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
Making garden stakes from wine bottle capsules http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-garden-stakes-from-wine-bottle-capsules/
Making garden stakes from wine bottle capsules - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BSN6/GOB88VLZ/F4LBSN6GOB88VLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BSN6/GOB88VLZ/F4LBSN6GOB88VLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/BSN6/GOB88VLZ/F4LBSN6GOB88VLZ.SMALL.jpg morthole One evening i tried to open a bottle of wine with a screwcap and discovered that the screwcap was loose. As by a flash i saw a garden stake in the capsule. Tools you need You need the following: Hammer. Chisel scissors knife Marking pen (You choose the color) Ruler And of course a wine bottl...
By: morthole

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Mon, 30 May 2011 11:15:23 PDT