Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 23:44:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Lazy Way/non-Water Way to Root/Propagate Basil and Herb-y Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lazy-Waynon-Water-Way-to-RootPropagate-Basil-a/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 12:55:59 PDT
How to QUICKLY Root/Propagate Succulents from Leaves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-QUICKLY-RootPropagate-Succulents-from-Leave/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:33:30 PDT
Homemade Herb Oils http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Essential-Oils/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:24:24 PDT
Countertop Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Countertop-Greenhouse/
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Sun, 31 Dec 2006 19:11:25 PST
How to Build A Lasagna Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Lasagna-Bed/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 12:24:46 PDT
DIY Rain Barrel - sized for an apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rain-Barrel-sized-for-an-apartment/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 16:20:27 PDT
Easy Garden Key Hide http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Key-Hide/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:46:50 PDT
Traditional Garden Tree Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Garden-Tree-Swing/
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Mon, 20 May 2013 00:13:25 PDT
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Gardens-Big-Value-in-a-Small-Package/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:50:17 PDT
Make Yourself an Olla (Oy-Uh!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-an-Olla-Oy-Uh/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:33:15 PDT
Backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Ebb-and-Flow-Hydroponics/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:51:36 PDT
Weta hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/Weta-hotel/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:44:45 PDT
Sub Irrigation Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Irrigation-Planter-Box/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:50:14 PDT
Getting Started Square Foot Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Above-Ground-Square-Inch-Gardening/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 05:31:57 PDT
Clip-on Hydroponic Wall Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Clip-on-Hydroponic-Wall-Garden/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:12:24 PDT
Garden Walk reconstitution http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Walk-reconstitution/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 21:02:34 PDT
Arduino Egg Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Egg-Incubator/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 06:46:44 PDT
Gardening without earth http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-without-earth/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 11:00:45 PDT
Easy, high success rate, seed or cutting starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-success-rate-seed-or-cutting-starter/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 15:07:50 PDT
3m Geodesic Dome Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/3m-Geodesic-Dome-Greenhouse/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 13:39:44 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
30 Gallon Water Barel Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Gallon-Water-Barel-Planter/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:59:52 PDT
Window Box Planter Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Box-Planter-Stairs/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:04:42 PDT
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/
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
The simplest self watering container garden for vegetables or even trees http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-self-watering-container-garden-for-ve/
The simplest self watering container garden for vegetables or even trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SMALL.jpg Danielinthelionsden No piping required. No electric components or complicated controls.From just a tray, water bottle and some growth medium in a container and your plants will be content throughout the growing season with minimal input. Minimum Component requirements You will need:A tray that can hold its shape an...
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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/
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
Clay flower pot - with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-flower-pot-with-a-twist/
Clay flower pot - with a twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/A428/I5THU43Y/FI2A428I5THU43Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/A428/I5THU43Y/FI2A428I5THU43Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/A428/I5THU43Y/FI2A428I5THU43Y.SMALL.jpg gracechichi Here is a miniature flower pot garden, inspired by a broken terracotta planter. You can pretend that you're being environmentally conscious by recycling (or is it re-using?) something that was destined for the garbage, although your friends will wonder how you were so lucky to have a pot break in ju...
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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/
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/
Organic pesticide and fungicide spray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/LZ1A/I5P7JDK6/F65LZ1AI5P7JDK6.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This instructable will teach you how to make an all-in-one pesticide and fungicide spray that works great for indoor and outdoor plants. My boyfriend recently got into the IPM (integrated pest management) approach to gardening, so he's been spending a good amount of time learning about natural ways ...
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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/
French Drain with Dry Well - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FGUL/I5MD0JP9/FHOFGULI5MD0JP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FGUL/I5MD0JP9/FHOFGULI5MD0JP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FGUL/I5MD0JP9/FHOFGULI5MD0JP9.SMALL.jpg ulikunkel When I bought my house, I was told that "water collects in front of the garage door." What the owner didn't disclose is that every time it rains, the water that collects in front of the garage actually runs into the garage. This is obviously a problem. Installing a drain out to the street wasn't an...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:22:08 PST
Native bee hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Native-bee-hive/
Native bee hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/4IWM/I5DSPTD7/F6A4IWMI5DSPTD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/4IWM/I5DSPTD7/F6A4IWMI5DSPTD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/4IWM/I5DSPTD7/F6A4IWMI5DSPTD7.SMALL.jpg PowellMade My brother found a water meter box out the front of his house and told me to come and look at the bugs in it. After a bit of research I discovered they were in fact Australian native stingless bees. That's right. A tiny, non-stinging, hardworking honey-making insect. These small bees sometimes mak...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:58:23 PST
Perfect Seed Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Seed-Envelope/
Perfect Seed Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SMALL.jpg spydarbot This envelope takes less than a minute to make, requires no glue nor fasteners, can be made from any size paper (as long as it's square), and can easily be closed/reopened. Start With A Square You'll need to start with a square piece of paper. 8.5 x 8.5 is an easy proportion to get from standard ...
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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/
DIY Hydroponic Grow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SMALL.jpg TheFrosty The original post can be found here: DIY Hydroponic Grow Box at HomeAfter searching online for a hydroponic grow box I found a bunch of systems ranging from $200-$2000+. So I decided to build my own.Materials NeededAny size dark container bin (with lid). Use a size you’ve got the space for. I went w...
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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/
Umbrella watered plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SMALL.jpg vatkin In this instructable I will show you how to build an umbrella stand built in to a plant pot, all the excess rain water left on your umbrellas will be used for watering the plant. This serves both as a nice design for an umbrella stand as well as way to collect and re-purpose all that rain water with...
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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/
Grow Light System PVC frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/8I43/I55MRC4A/FXW8I43I55MRC4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/8I43/I55MRC4A/FXW8I43I55MRC4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/8I43/I55MRC4A/FXW8I43I55MRC4A.SMALL.jpg constructicon_edwarducus This is a cost efficient alternative for an indoor grow light system, the approximate cost is $44.I decided to do this because my wife wanted to start her plants for the garden indoors. Tools and materials PVC was the material of choice because it is light, strong, and efficient for this applicat...
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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/
Grow Potatoes In Tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9K3E/H174KKWN/FJI9K3EH174KKWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9K3E/H174KKWN/FJI9K3EH174KKWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9K3E/H174KKWN/FJI9K3EH174KKWN.SMALL.jpg fixitmandan This is a great alternative to the traditional way of raising potatoes in rows and best for any confined space. Growing potatoes in tires is enexpensive, fun for the family,and best of all helps mother earth. .so do your part to help bedrock Potatoes don't like to get water-logged so have good dr...
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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/
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