Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:32:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Slate Plant Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Slate-Plant-Pots/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 08:16:25 PST
Steel Bucket Hose Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Bucket-Hose-Holder/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:32:54 PDT
Compost Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Sensor/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:15:53 PDT
Garden Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Sink/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:37:20 PDT
How To Plant A Strawberry Pot With Strawberries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Plant-A-Strawberry-Pot-With-Strawberries/
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Sun, 16 May 2010 10:03:10 PDT
Growing the Carolina Reaper http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-the-Carolina-Reaper/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:01:15 PDT
Modular Vertical Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Vertical-Garden/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 20:34:41 PDT
12 Tips on Growing Hot Chilli Peppers in a Cold Climate http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Tips-on-Growing-Hot-Chilli-Peppers-in-a-Cold-Cl/
12 Tips on Growing Hot Chilli Peppers in a Cold Climate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S3D7/I7YLHWD5/FZ4S3D7I7YLHWD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S3D7/I7YLHWD5/FZ4S3D7I7YLHWD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/S3D7/I7YLHWD5/FZ4S3D7I7YLHWD5.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat If anybody reading this has actually tasted my cooking, you will know how important chillies are to my daily routine. Most of the meals I have cooked without chillies are fairly disgusting, with the possible exception of cheese on toast, although this too is normally served with a generous quantity ...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:05:03 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/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10:16:45 PDT
The simplest self watering container garden for vegetables or even trees http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-self-watering-container-garden-for-ve/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:16:13 PDT
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-LED-Plant-Grow-Room/
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I have done a few indoor gardens before, mostly because the weather in Michigan does not allow for a very long season. I recently moved to Phoenix and tried container gardening outside and was disappointed in the amount of pests that decimated my small container farm. So here is my take on a very sm...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:04:21 PST
Transform your deck into an alternating flower garden. http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-your-deck-into-an-alternating-flower-gar/
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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
Clay flower pot - with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-flower-pot-with-a-twist/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 11:15:58 PST
Grow a Big Organic Tomato Garden Without Tilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Big-Organic-Tomato-Garden-Without-Tilling/
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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
French Drain with Dry Well http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Drain-with-Dry-Well/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:22:08 PST
Native bee hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Native-bee-hive/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:58:23 PST
Perfect Seed Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Seed-Envelope/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:24:15 PST
DIY Hydroponic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydroponic-Grow-Box/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:36:13 PST
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/25-DIY-LED-Strip-Grow-Light/
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I wanted a bright light to help start my seedlings in the spring. There are two variation to this project, one with a heat sink and one without. The photos are for the heat sink version since that is what I made.Parts Flexible LED Strip ($7.19 for 5630 type, over 4000 lumens) Power Supply ($8.96 f...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:39 PST
Umbrella watered plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-watered-plant/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:07:42 PST
Grow Light System PVC frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Light-System-PVC-frame/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:40:15 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
Grow Potatoes In Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Potatoes-In-Tires/
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:26:37 PDT
Drip watering system that costs only nickels and time. http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-watering-system-that-costs-only-nickels-and-t/
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 00:23:15 PDT
Indoor Automatic Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Automatic-Plant-Watering-System/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:58:36 PST
Plank Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plank-Planter/
Plank Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SMALL.jpg plkap74 This simple window sill planter was a great introduction to using a hole saw as well as my first introduction to trying to care for plants. It cost around $10 for the wood and pots (enough for making two of the planters pictured) and only took an hour or so to make! And most of that time was spent t...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:25:14 PST
3D Printed Head Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Head-Planters/
3D Printed Head Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/MDMO/I4UNFRUC/F7YMDMOI4UNFRUC.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Some say that it's hard to find beauty and brains, but what if you could have beauty where the brains should be? If you've ever wanted to give your loved ones beautiful plastic busts of themselves, you're in luck! For this Instructable, I will show you how you can use 3d scanning to create personali...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:42:58 PST
Guardian of the Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Guardian-of-the-Garden-1/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:01:30 PST
My hanging garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hanging-garden/
My hanging garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/YVHK/I4PHXB7H/FYLYVHKI4PHXB7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/YVHK/I4PHXB7H/FYLYVHKI4PHXB7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/YVHK/I4PHXB7H/FYLYVHKI4PHXB7H.SMALL.jpg DK-learningbydoing I live in a small apartment high ceilings and a sleeping loft. I have a big skylight turning south, so most of the year there is a lot of sunlight in the apartment. This gave me the idea to grow different plants in flower boxes hanging from the railing.We had some spare ceiling planks after renovati...
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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/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 12:51:20 PST
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light-4/
LED Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,UPDATE: fanless design - http://www.instructables.com/id/an-even-cooler-LED....I am going to share with you how to make a cheap yet very powerful grow light. this 12Watt - wide spectrum led light will flourish your plants ($7.88 / year). almost every part can be found around the hou...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:21:07 PST
Recycled Bottle Self Watering Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Bottle-Self-Watering-Hydroponics/
Recycled Bottle Self Watering Hydroponics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/6AO8/I3VHKX5O/FN56AO8I3VHKX5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/6AO8/I3VHKX5O/FN56AO8I3VHKX5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/6AO8/I3VHKX5O/FN56AO8I3VHKX5O.SMALL.jpg deba168 For Hydroponics system watering plant in the container is very important.In market you can get from the simple to the costly products that can feed and water your container plants.But if you prefer to spend your money on plants, rather than "systems," you may want to consider a simple and inexpensiv...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:52:46 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
Bamboo Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Fence/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 23:00:20 PST
IKEA HACK MODULAR STACKABLE HYDROPONIC WINDOW GARDEN http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-MODULAR-STACKABLE-HYDROPONIC-WINDOW-GARD/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:13:26 PST
re-pot a Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/re-pot-a-Plant/
re-pot a Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.Today I would like to share with you how I change the soil of my indoor plants and check for root growth. We will also be using perlite to mix soil. .Checklist;soilperlite (optional)bedrock (optional)a wide bucketplants Get your plants ready for transplanting i usually wait unt...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:05:44 PST
Chic and Simple Carnivorous Plant Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-and-Simple-Carnivorous-Plant-Terrariums/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:34:15 PST
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
Mini Root Cellar in stair well. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Root-Cellar-in-stair-well/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:19:30 PST
Concrete planter and concrete 'pillow' plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-planter-and-pillow-plate/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:12:53 PST
Two Pallets Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Pallets-Herb-Trough/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 11:08:42 PDT
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Wrap-Up-Cocoon-with-Environmental-Monitori/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:21:08 PDT
Hose nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hose-nozzle/
Hose nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SMALL.jpg motoring This is a simple lathe project that involves the basic of turning and thread cutting. Select materials I used 25mm alloy hexCould use 16-25mm hex. Brass would also be fine Face cutting and center drilling Holding the hex in the lathe center drill and face cut Drill the hole out to 12mm an...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:25:44 PDT
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
Pallet Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Flower-Bed-Trough/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:23:05 PDT