Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:06:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pollinating Tomatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Pollinating-Tomatoes/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2008 15:58:14 PDT
Drip irrigation http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-irrigation-3/
Drip irrigation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AJJW/IBKUK3GG/FOYAJJWIBKUK3GG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AJJW/IBKUK3GG/FOYAJJWIBKUK3GG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AJJW/IBKUK3GG/FOYAJJWIBKUK3GG.SMALL.jpg gbizzotto This instructable will help you make a small, but scalable, drip irrigation system for your home that will:save waterfree you from having to water your plants every dayallow you to travel You'll need :a water tank you don't mind making a hole in10mm (or 3/8") diameter water hosedrip chambers (the in...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 08:18:49 PDT
Reservoir Bins make gardening easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Reservoir-Bins-make-gardening-easy/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:12:29 PDT
pallet herb planter http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-herb-planter/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:56:01 PDT
Simple one pallet planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-one-pallet-planter/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 04:17:53 PDT
Put Your Hoses Underground http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-Your-Hoses-Underground/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:11:01 PDT
Self-Watering Terrarium! http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Terrarium/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:36:07 PDT
Backyard Raspberries http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Raspberries/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:56:00 PDT
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kokedama-The-No-Hassle-Way/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:49:29 PDT
Yet Another Self Watering Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Self-Watering-Container/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 20:06:54 PDT
Dutch Bucket Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Dutch-Bucket-Hydroponics/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 03:47:57 PDT
5 Minute, 5 Dollar Worm Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-5-Dollar-Worm-Farm/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:42:34 PDT
Glass Jar Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Jar-Greenhouse/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 05:08:17 PDT
Secret Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Secret-Garden-hideout-Perfect-for-all-ages/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:26:30 PDT
Aquaponic BIO-REACTOR - part of a Balcony Unit design http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponic-BIO-REACTOR-part-of-a-Balcony-Unit-desig/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 16:10:38 PDT
Creating a bee house http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-bee-house/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:34:04 PDT
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
How To Build Your Own Strawberry Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-Your-Own-Strawberry-Tower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SMALL.jpg web4deb Detailed instruction how out to make your own growing tower out of a standard 4" PVC pipe.   Works great for hydroponic or aquaponic systems!  Below is the entire transcript from the video: Hello everyone. One of the top requests I get is how to build a strawberry tower. This video will display al...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:36:04 PST
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
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/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:16:13 PDT