Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 19:26:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to efficiently extract worms from the dirt http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-efficiently-extract-earthworms-from-the-dir/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:52:13 PST
Propagating Plants by Air Layering http://www.instructables.com/id/Propagating-Plants-by-Air-Layering/
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Fri, 28 May 2010 13:32:29 PDT
A Greenhouse for the North http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Greenhouse-for-the-North/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:37:57 PDT
Cheap and Easy Automatic House Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Automatic-House-Plant-Watering-Syst/
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Sat, 24 Mar 2007 02:02:37 PDT
Making Liquid Fertilizer from Weeds http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Liquid-Fertilizer-from-Weeds/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:32:16 PDT
Low Tech Mushroom Log http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Tech-Mushroom-Log/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 03:05:14 PDT
Drought Tolerant Front Yard - Converting Lawn to Soil http://www.instructables.com/id/Drought-Tolerant-Front-Yard-Converting-Lawn-to-S/
Drought Tolerant Front Yard - Converting Lawn to Soil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/WJU3/FW39JJ68/FXYWJU3FW39JJ68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/WJU3/FW39JJ68/FXYWJU3FW39JJ68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/WJU3/FW39JJ68/FXYWJU3FW39JJ68.SMALL.jpg lisascout This is a process for converting your front yard to good soil with no grass, without ripping up every blade of grass or taking the top layer off your soil. It actually builds up the soil while killing the grass. It is also extremely inexpensive (water and fuel for hauling compost).I did this because...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2009 07:41:08 PDT
How to repair a solar powered LED garden light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-solar-powered-LED-garden-light/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 18:05:46 PDT
How to Make a Grow Box From A to Z http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Grow-Box-From-A-to-Z/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 16:48:28 PDT
Build your own Flagpole http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-you-own-Flagpole/
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Sat, 14 May 2011 14:01:36 PDT
HOW TO Propagate Rose Stem Cuttings http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-Propagate-Rose-Stem-Cuttings/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 13:07:46 PST
Dog Poop Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Poop-Deterrent/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 19:22:14 PDT
Grow Light and Irrigation Hood - 54W, 3300 Lumens, $18 http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Light-and-Irrigation-Hood-54W-3300-Lumens-18/
Grow Light and Irrigation Hood - 54W, 3300 Lumens, $18 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NH1X/IC7HN213/FJWNH1XIC7HN213.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NH1X/IC7HN213/FJWNH1XIC7HN213.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NH1X/IC7HN213/FJWNH1XIC7HN213.SMALL.jpg mart33n33 This project improves upon the first version of a grow light designed to fit on a PVC rack for baking pans.1. Cheaper. Switched out pricey full-spectrum LEDs for standard CFLs. Plants are growing 10x faster with the increased light and bulbs are 1/10 the cost!2. Smaller Footprint. Lights moved fro...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:34:05 PDT
How To Install An Electric Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-An-Electric-Fence/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 20:38:07 PDT
Effective Slug and Snail Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Effective-Slug-and-Snail-Trap/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:52:21 PDT
Simple easy to make weed killer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-easy-to-make-weed-killer/
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Tue, 1 Jun 2010 18:08:07 PDT
A "No Nails" Raised Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/A-No-Nails-Raised-Bed/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 23:42:12 PDT
Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Chair/
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 17:38:55 PDT
Fully Adjustable PVC Rack and Shelving - $29 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Adjustable-PVC-Rack-and-Shelving-29/
Fully Adjustable PVC Rack and Shelving - $29 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RCEI/IC2A4OGQ/FM5RCEIIC2A4OGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RCEI/IC2A4OGQ/FM5RCEIIC2A4OGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RCEI/IC2A4OGQ/FM5RCEIIC2A4OGQ.SMALL.jpg mart33n33 Here are the goals of this project:1. Design shelving for pans holding grow lights and produce. It must be easily replicable and affordable.2. It must use ordinary parts and hold a common 20” baking pan that can slide in and out of the rack.3. Allow for minute height changes to optimize distance be...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:21:34 PDT
Build a Large Self Watering Garden & Greenhouse from Reused Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Large-Self-Watering-Garden-Greenhouse-from/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:08:54 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-Garden/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:42:11 PDT
Hexagonal Bird Table from Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Bird-Table-from-Recycled-Wood/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 11:39:54 PDT
Fake Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Stones/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:24:22 PDT
Flexible And Light Stone Material http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-And-Light-Stone-Material/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 16:01:13 PDT
Flexible Stone Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Stone-Pots/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 16:04:31 PDT
Make a 10 Seater Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-10-Seater-Picnic-Table/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:58:38 PDT
Entrance Bee Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Entrance-Bee-Feeder/
Entrance Bee Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/UJ0Y/IBFRKAXL/FP7UJ0YIBFRKAXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/UJ0Y/IBFRKAXL/FP7UJ0YIBFRKAXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/UJ0Y/IBFRKAXL/FP7UJ0YIBFRKAXL.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim In order to develop a strong colony of bees they need to be fed sugar syrup. One of the most convenient ways to feed them sugar syrup is using an entrance feeder. It allows you to easily monitor the level of the Syrup and makes it convenient to refill without opening up the hive. I have been usin...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:59:41 PDT
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/
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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/
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SMALL.jpg Naturally Smart Stuff What's so great about kokedamas? a. If not displayed on a beautiful tray or plate, they can be hanged from the ceiling and save you tons of space. b. Just like bonsais, whether displayed in isolation or grouped together, Kokedamas offer a wow effect and at the same time a calmness to the room, wit...
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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/
Glass Jar Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/LKMM/IBJ7342B/FF5LKMMIBJ7342B.SMALL.jpg dklafe 1. Build a wooden frame - I used 10x10cm fence posts.2. Collect a lot of glass jars - I asked my office canteen to save their empty jars for me.3. Stack the jars with the open end inwards inside the wooden frame.4. Fill the gaps between the jars with moss - depending on where you live you may want ...
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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/
Secret Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/AK2R/IAI1RP4R/F5EAK2RIAI1RP4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/AK2R/IAI1RP4R/F5EAK2RIAI1RP4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/AK2R/IAI1RP4R/F5EAK2RIAI1RP4R.SMALL.jpg Rachael K This one is for the girls and boys out there that want something more inspiring than a Playhouse. A perfect place to dream and wonder and let your imagination go wild. Who wouldn't want their very own Secret Garden?? A little private oasis made specifically with all of your favorite things. Sounds ...
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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/
Aquaponic BIO-REACTOR - part of a Balcony Unit design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/BUQG/IABOP145/FMUBUQGIABOP145.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/BUQG/IABOP145/FMUBUQGIABOP145.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/BUQG/IABOP145/FMUBUQGIABOP145.SMALL.jpg rik aquaponic BIO-REACTOR - Balcony Unitaquaponic BIO-REACTOR is a component of a lager aquaponic Balcony Unit System ( see in pictures above). This instructable is to document the build of the BIO-REACTOR and is referenced in the assembly directions for putting together the Balcony Unit. This provide...
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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/
The Lazy Way/non-Water Way to Root/Propagate Basil and Herb-y Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/20WD/IA8WTTH2/FZA20WDIA8WTTH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/20WD/IA8WTTH2/FZA20WDIA8WTTH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/20WD/IA8WTTH2/FZA20WDIA8WTTH2.SMALL.jpg beamerpook The traditional method of propagating basil cuttings is to root them in a glass of water, and then transfer to potting medium. But this has never worked out for me... The water gets nasty pretty fast, and if I don't change it often enough (daily!), the cuttings will rot. And even once they develop...
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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/
How to QUICKLY Root/Propagate Succulents from Leaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SMALL.jpg beamerpook Succulents will root without any human intervention/interference whatsoever. Most will sprout roots and form new plants wherever they fall, be it the patio floor under the parent plant, or the trunk of the car where some busy mom knocked off a few leaves. However, it can take weeks and weeks for M...
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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/
DIY Rain Barrel - sized for an apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SMALL.jpg chriselsasser A simple step by step guide by @chriselsasser. ** Before starting you can check your local rain-water collection regulations at http://www.enlight-inc.com/blog/?p=1036 Materials & tools list All of the items you will need for the project. I’ll always recommend supporting your local hardwar...
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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/
Easy Garden Key Hide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Under the mat is way too obvious, and many of the commercially available key hides (i.e. fake rocks) look a little odd in an apartment courtyard setting. So where can you hide an emergency key that will look totally seamless with the surroundings and be easy to access when you need it?In this Ible I...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:46:50 PDT