Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:59:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Moss Graffiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Moss-Graffiti/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Ultimate Auto-Wicking Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Auto-Wicking-Garden/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 17:11:36 PDT
●SUCCULENTS BALL● http://www.instructables.com/id/SUCCULENTS-BALL/
●SUCCULENTS BALL● - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/EAFC/HV9FXGQF/FR8EAFCHV9FXGQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/EAFC/HV9FXGQF/FR8EAFCHV9FXGQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/EAFC/HV9FXGQF/FR8EAFCHV9FXGQF.SMALL.jpg marcellahella This is a cute succulent ball, easy and quite fast to make. WHAT YOU NEED You need:-succulents;-dirt;-moss;-iron wire;-cord;-tape or really thin iron wire;-pliers;-a ball. FORMING THE SPHERE With the help of the ball form two half sphere of iron wire . You can use some tape or use some really ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 11:56:24 PDT
Never Water Plants Again with Hugelkulture! http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Water-Plants-Again-with-Hugelkulture/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:17:31 PDT
How to make a self watering container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-self-watering-container/
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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 12:27:12 PDT
Personal Mushroom Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Mushroom-Farm/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:45 PDT
Pest plant burner caddy with 3 D printed parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Flame-Thrower-Caddy-with-3-D-printed-parts/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 11:37:29 PDT
Grow a Pineapple Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Pineapple-Plant/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:41:47 PDT
Garden and Backyard Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-and-Backyard-Space/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 18:38:10 PST
Easy Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Ceder-Garden-Bench/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 19:28:19 PDT
vertical hydrophonic system http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-hydrophonic-system/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 23:59:53 PDT
Succulents in Tree Fungi http://www.instructables.com/id/Succulents-in-Tree-Fungi/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 09:22:17 PDT
DIY Copper Rain Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Rain-Chain/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 11:45:16 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
Stackable Free Standing Potato Ring Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Stackable-Free-Standing-Potato-Ring-Tower/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:33:44 PDT
Living painting made from succulents http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-painting-made-from-succulents/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:57:48 PDT
Grow magnificent Jade plant in hanging basket easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-magnificent-Jade-plant-in-hanging-basket-easi/
Grow magnificent Jade plant in hanging basket easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JTTA/HUAV40NQ/FGAJTTAHUAV40NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JTTA/HUAV40NQ/FGAJTTAHUAV40NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JTTA/HUAV40NQ/FGAJTTAHUAV40NQ.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Wishing you all a very happy & green Earth Day. And that's why I thought to post a gardening instructable. :) Do you know about Jade Plant? I am sure most of us do :), if not, no problem. Jade plant are one of the easiest succulents to grow and are super hardy. They are mostly popular for thei...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 02:56:31 PDT
How to Grow Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Peppers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Trinidad-Moruga-Scorpion-Peppers/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:53:45 PST
Vegetable gardens from old water tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-gardens-from-old-water-tank/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:47:27 PDT
Metal Trellis for Garden VInes http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Trellis-for-Garden-VInes/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:48:12 PDT
How to Grow Your Own Garden of Eden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Your-Own-Garden-of-Eden/
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Wed, 15 May 2013 05:57:47 PDT
DIY Mini Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mini-Greenhouse/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:40:36 PDT
How to make a modular vegetable protection cage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-vegetables-against-birds/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:21:01 PDT
Self Watering House Plant (with water level indicator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-House-Plant-with-water-level-indicat/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:32:55 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
Used Tired Raised Garden & Tree Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Used-Tired-Raised-Garden-amp-Tree-Ring/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 21:53:50 PDT