Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:01:09 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
Mini Root Cellar in stair well. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SMALL.jpg Moose Dr I grew a serious amount of potatoes and carrots this summer. I needed a way to store them. It dawned on me that if I could put a small root cellar in my back stairwell, I would be able to store my produce. I really liked the idea that the door would serve as the door to my root cellar.It also daw...
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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/
Concrete planter and concrete 'pillow' plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PSI6/I2BYHJ0W/FEMPSI6I2BYHJ0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PSI6/I2BYHJ0W/FEMPSI6I2BYHJ0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/PSI6/I2BYHJ0W/FEMPSI6I2BYHJ0W.SMALL.jpg Hariskal This is my first attempt in making a concrete planter with a concrete saucer/plate with pillow-like texture. After stumbling upon these two wonderful instructables here and hereI thought I had to try them out. For mold I used 2 plastic pots that were lying around. After the process both pots were...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:12:53 PST
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beautiful-Terrarium-in-Minutes/
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand Terrarium are low maintenance beautiful looking indoor plant arrangements. Doing it yourself will gives you lot of happiness and sense of achievement . Making one will unleash your creative ability. They are low maintenance and they live long. They can be made with Foliage or succulent. The tall c...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:57:26 PST
Two Pallets Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Pallets-Herb-Trough/
Two Pallets Herb Trough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/YXFN/I1YTZLUY/FWMYXFNI1YTZLUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/YXFN/I1YTZLUY/FWMYXFNI1YTZLUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/YXFN/I1YTZLUY/FWMYXFNI1YTZLUY.SMALL.jpg barton34 This is a run down of two pallets herb troughs myself and brother in-law made as a wedding gift for my other brother in-law. Step 1 Brake down the pallets and sort to parts you want to use Step Two We set out the floor pieces and measured two end pieces and a middle pieces that over hung sli...
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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/
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Some might say I am slightly obsessive about beehive insulation for the winter, but I am only guided by other beekeeper's experiences in my neighbourhood. Two years ago people were losing 2/3 of their bees due to the cold and they're still not insulating their hives. Now, I have come up with a third...
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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/
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We have tons of awesome floor to ceiling windows at our workshop, and we have had to get creative with how we store things. Things are getting anchored to the walls and I-Beams, but its hard to put a screw in 1-inch plate glass.I decided to to put in a little garden that could always have light, and...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Pallet Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Flower-Bed-Trough/
Pallet Herb Trough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/LSYE/I1ETT5QK/FQRLSYEI1ETT5QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/LSYE/I1ETT5QK/FQRLSYEI1ETT5QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/LSYE/I1ETT5QK/FQRLSYEI1ETT5QK.SMALL.jpg barton34 This is a pallet trough my self and my brother inlaw made today. We have next to 0 DIY practice but came up with this little beauty and it was very easy to do! Start 1- dismantle the pallets and organise which ones you want to use for base, sides and the ends. 2- place two planks together with a...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:23:05 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
indoor tomato grower - bucket update http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-tomato-grower-bucket-update/
indoor tomato grower - bucket update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,this is the first major update to my original post " indoor tomato grower ".in this instructable I will be sharing with you the progress my tomato plants made and also share with you couple of my gardening tips/tricks, such as; how to mix soil how to transplant plants how to wa...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:23:34 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
the plant pot http://www.instructables.com/id/the-plant-pot/
the plant pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,update 1 : The Plant Pot basic ( 9/16/2014 ) learn morefacebook.i am the plant pot. I am currently in beta testing stage. I am stable but I need upgrades. .what? think of me as a "smart" plant pot that can let you know about your plant's condition. with the help of a microcontroller and...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:48:25 PDT
Easy tomato drying rack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-tomato-drying-rack/
Easy tomato drying rack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SMALL.jpg altaurone Need a quick tomato drying rack? I grow tomatoes and found myself with a lot of tomatoes, so many that I wasn't using them fast enough. I happen to love sun dried tomatoes and chili's and decided I would throw together a quick drying rack. This is what I came up with from things I had around the hou...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 19:54:31 PDT
Hops Garden Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Hops-Garden-Tower/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:49 PDT
indoor tomato grower http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-tomato-grower/
indoor tomato grower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.update 9/14/2014 - bucket updateupdate 9/6/2014 - first picture updates have been posted in the comments section. looks like I have 21+ yellow flowers visible at the moment..i have been interested in growing a sustainable amount of tomatoes indoors for 2 adults, year round. how much...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:31:40 PDT
Grow Box - novice / entry level http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Box-novice-entry-level/
Grow Box - novice / entry level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everyone,." update 9/2/2014; please check out the life box if you are interested in an advanced level grow box. thank you ! ".a friend of mine, after seeing how many apple / citrus trees I was able to nurse, was very interested in the idea of indoor horticulture. and he needed help to start hi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:15:44 PDT
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-meter-vegetable-garden-on-wheels/
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/TK5K/HZ9O6EV4/F8MTK5KHZ9O6EV4.SMALL.jpg wouterdevinck I live in a small house without a garden, but still wanted to grow my own vegetables. I do have a small courtyard, which is partially covered, so I decided to give the popular square meter/foot gardening concept a twist: wheels!I case of heavy rain I can put my garden in the sheltered area and in ca...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:37:19 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
Bury your Gutter Downspouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SMALL.jpg ndretka There's plenty of information on how to install gutters, including:http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Gutters/I wanted to make this Instructable to show how I hid my gutter downspouts. It took about two full days of work. Parts were pretty cheap, I think total cost was only about $100....
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Rooting Cuttings in Florist Wet Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooting-Cuttings-in-Florist-Wet-Foam/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:37:39 PDT
Fishpond fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/FishpondFountain/
Fishpond fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SMALL.jpg buck2217 a garden fountain / pond quite a simple build, took about 3 working days The Trough a 750 litre stock trough without ballcock Position and concrete base If you don't position and get the nod from the "boss" you know it will be in the wrong place for her!! Put in stand and start brickwork Ha...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:27:33 PDT
What to do with an old spa http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-an-old-spa/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:29:35 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/
Fig Tree Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SMALL.jpg Divergent Reality This is the second year we have had our fig trees, they have deepened their roots and have started producing wonderful figs. The first weeks harvest was more than what we pulled all last summer. These juicy morsels have also attracted a few unwelcome scavengers. My goal is to protect the fig trees w...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:46 PDT
Moss Graffiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Moss-Graffiti/
Moss Graffiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FYUP/FAQCIOPW/F6LFYUPFAQCIOPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FYUP/FAQCIOPW/F6LFYUPFAQCIOPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/FYUP/FAQCIOPW/F6LFYUPFAQCIOPW.SMALL.jpg ladybird Horticulturist's of the past came up with a brilliant recipe to encourage the growth of moss to age and add interest to their garden designs, this recipe can be used as an an environmentally friendly alternative to spray paint. The success of the recipe itself can be very hit and miss and is very m...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:13:55 PST
Concrete Brick Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Brick-Casting/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:41:54 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
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Hexagon-Plant-Pot/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:34:58 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Mini Hay Baler made from a re-purposed trash compactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hay-Baler-made-from-a-re-purposed-trash-compa/
Mini Hay Baler made from a re-purposed trash compactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SMALL.jpg rollincaswell After my mom remodeled her kitchen two summers ago, this thing was heading for the scrap yard, at least that was the opinion of some of my fellow demo-crew personnel, I said I wanted it, for what I didn't know, at least until about a week ago when we decided that we were going to get a couple of goa...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:44:04 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
'Cumulonimbus 2000' multitool http://www.instructables.com/id/Nimbus-2000-soil-gouge/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 16:57:28 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
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-bottle-into-a-hanging-pot/
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SMALL.jpg advaym A hanging bottle pot is the perfect way to recycle an empty plastic bottle into something useful and creative! Not only does it prevent bottles from ending up in garbage cans, it is also an easy DIY project that can help you hang plants all around your house. Moreover, it takes less than 15-minutes ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:07:30 PDT
3 Days from Seed to Sprouting Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Days-from-Seed-to-Sprouting-Plants/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:47:57 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
Garden Fortress to stop deer and other vegetable predators http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fortress-to-stop-deer-and-other-vegetable-p/
Garden Fortress to stop deer and other vegetable predators - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/QLJJ/HWNUHJUJ/FJSQLJJHWNUHJUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/QLJJ/HWNUHJUJ/FJSQLJJHWNUHJUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/QLJJ/HWNUHJUJ/FJSQLJJHWNUHJUJ.SMALL.jpg colbrydi Despite a nice fence, we have a lot of deer, rabbits and other animals that wander through our yard grazing on all vegetation - including any attempt I make at a vegetable garden. I thought about putting up 6-8 foot fences to keep the animals out. Setting aside the eyesore this would create, I thou...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:56:47 PDT
Button Stepping Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Stepping-Stones/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:12:33 PDT
Concrete Modular Geometric Wall Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Modular-Geometric-Wall-Planters/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:57:48 PDT
Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Controlled-Aquaponics/
Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XCB6/HWH10FOP/FJ3XCB6HWH10FOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XCB6/HWH10FOP/FJ3XCB6HWH10FOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/XCB6/HWH10FOP/FJ3XCB6HWH10FOP.SMALL.jpg matthewh415 Aquaponics /ˈækwəˈpɒnɨks /, is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. In normal aquaculture, excretions from the animals bei...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:02:30 PDT
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
How to Plough or Plow a Field - Basic Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plough-or-plow-a-field-for-beginners/
How to Plough or Plow a Field - Basic Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M9LG/HVTPZPL1/FEMM9LGHVTPZPL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M9LG/HVTPZPL1/FEMM9LGHVTPZPL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M9LG/HVTPZPL1/FEMM9LGHVTPZPL1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat The aim of ploughing is to scoop up an 8” deep by 12” wide piece of earth and turn it over 180 degrees, burying any crop residue or weeds in the process. This results in loosened soil which can be made into a seed bed. Preparation Make sure you have adequate oil, coolant, fuel etc. In your tracto...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 05:21:32 PDT
Ideas For Yard Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Ideas-For-Yard-Work/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 09:06:51 PDT
Forest Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Gardening/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 20:05:25 PDT
Hive/Install A Bee Colony From A Package http://www.instructables.com/id/HiveInstall-A-Bee-Colony-From-A-Package/
Hive/Install A Bee Colony From A Package - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ULK8/HVJDXLCL/F9TULK8HVJDXLCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ULK8/HVJDXLCL/F9TULK8HVJDXLCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ULK8/HVJDXLCL/F9TULK8HVJDXLCL.SMALL.jpg BrendanMH In this instructable I'm going to show you how to start your very own beehive with a package of bees. There are many ways to start a hive, such as buying a nucleus hive from a beekeeper, buying a package of bees, or even catching a swarm of bees in the wild (kinda Pokemon-like, except its not a Beed...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 18:33:47 PDT
Multi-tiered dirt sifter http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-tiered-dirt-sifter/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 01:41:34 PDT