Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 03:10:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make A Simple Incubator For Germination http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Simple-Incubator-For-Germination/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:19:26 PDT
Urban Mushroom Farming http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Mushroom-Farming/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:40:34 PDT
Simple Indoor Herb Garden With Adjustable Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Indoor-Herb-Garden-With-Adjustable-Grow-Lig/
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 16:40:48 PDT
Natural and CHEAP Weed Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-and-CHEAP-Weed-Control/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2009 13:14:40 PDT
♻ DIY DRIP WATERING SYSTEM (adjustable) ♻ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FAST-DRIP-WATERING-SYSTEM-adjustable/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:42:32 PST
Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Year-Round-Indoor-Salad-Gardening/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 23:32:38 PDT
aquaponics the cheap easy way!! http://www.instructables.com/id/aquaponics-the-cheap-easy-way/
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Fri, 23 Jul 2010 14:03:33 PDT
Compost at lightning speed with a bucket worm farm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-at-lightning-speed-with-a-bucket-worm-farm/
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Fri, 4 May 2012 11:04:21 PDT
40+ Hacks for YOU (the Urban Gardener) http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Hacks-NO-Excuses/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:15:58 PDT
Rainwater drip irrigation system http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainwater-drip-irrigation-system/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 12:09:10 PDT
Biodegradable Newspaper Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Newspaper-Pots/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:14:45 PDT
How to Build a Simple and Basic Double Tomato Container with Water Resevoir http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Simple-and-Basic-Double-Tomato-Cont/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:12:39 PST
Lawnmower Utility Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Utility-Trailer/
Lawnmower Utility Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3KOW/H2WEPYI4/FPN3KOWH2WEPYI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3KOW/H2WEPYI4/FPN3KOWH2WEPYI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3KOW/H2WEPYI4/FPN3KOWH2WEPYI4.SMALL.jpg chobbs1957 I have been a follower of Instructables for about a year, and have learned some interesting and handy things here. This Lawnmower Utility Trailer is my first contribution. This thing measures 3'x6' bed, 8' total length, perfect for hauling leaves and yard trash, but has many other applications. Base...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:48:31 PDT
Supercharge your Aerogarden with 50% more light and water flow http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercharge-your-Aerogarden-with-50-more-light-an/
Supercharge your Aerogarden with 50% more light and water flow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R8MK/H6730W8F/FFVR8MKH6730W8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R8MK/H6730W8F/FFVR8MKH6730W8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/R8MK/H6730W8F/FFVR8MKH6730W8F.SMALL.jpg ricksuiter The Aerogarden is a counter top hydroponic garden. I've had this one for several years and have grown herbs, jalapeno peppers, cherry tomatoes and lettuce in it, but it has left me wanting a more DIY approach rather than the standard kits that they sell for seeds and nutrients. The grow light bulbs...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 11:53:24 PDT
Indoor Aquaponic Food Production System http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Aquaponic-Food-Production-System/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:57:10 PDT
Colorful garden stepping stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-garden-stepping-stones/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:43:40 PDT
How To Build A Raised Garden Bed CHEAP! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Raised-Garden-Bed-CHEAP/
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:18:15 PDT
Salad Table - for the Urban Gardner http://www.instructables.com/id/Salad-Table-for-the-Urban-Gardner/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 13:33:53 PDT
Container gardening in small balcony or space http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-Gardening-in-Small-Balcony-or-Space/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:28:11 PDT
Grow Your Own Bean Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bean-Plant/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 20:38:21 PDT
Growing Potatoes in Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Potatoes-in-Buckets/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 09:25:46 PDT
How to grow the worlds HOTTEST pepper (Ghost Pepper) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-the-worlds-HOTTEST-pepper-Ghost-Peppe/
How to grow the worlds HOTTEST pepper (Ghost Pepper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0Q3/H2BMNSN7/FUXX0Q3H2BMNSN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0Q3/H2BMNSN7/FUXX0Q3H2BMNSN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0Q3/H2BMNSN7/FUXX0Q3H2BMNSN7.SMALL.jpg tesla man -----NOTE----I Understand that the Ghost Pepper is no longer the world's hottest pepper, but it was when ever this Instructable was written. You do not need to remind me in the comments :D. However, these instructions Will work for any other Chili Peppers.Want something really hot to spice up your f...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 17:57:40 PDT
How To Germinate Lilies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Germinate-Lilies/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 05:54:44 PDT
Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Greenhouse/
Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/O9G1/FVDDPVH0/F43O9G1FVDDPVH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/O9G1/FVDDPVH0/F43O9G1FVDDPVH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/O9G1/FVDDPVH0/F43O9G1FVDDPVH0.SMALL.jpg anthonywin How to make a greenhouse from a pallet. I found this pallet which was perfect to make my greenhouse. I bought an multi purpose heavy duty plastic polythene sheet 3m x 4m from my local diy store for 7 pounds. I made a triangle door and fixed it with two hinges. I covered this with...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 06:30:29 PDT
How to Make Blooming Tire Planters... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Blooming-Tire-Planters/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 12:50:56 PDT
How to Grow Carrots Indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Carrots-Indoors/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:45:28 PST
DIY Bonsai from small tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bonsai-from-seeds-or-cutting/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 10:07:57 PDT
How to help your plants grow faster. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-help-your-plants-grow-faster/
How to help your plants grow faster. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/LWPF/GSOEMT2P/FRRLWPFGSOEMT2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/LWPF/GSOEMT2P/FRRLWPFGSOEMT2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/LWPF/GSOEMT2P/FRRLWPFGSOEMT2P.SMALL.jpg kros5920 In this step by step i will show you how to help freshly sprouted plants to grow bigger faster and fuller Suplies. You will need 1x freshly sprouted plant 4x TBSPs of sugar 1x letter of warm water and time... Step 1 All you have to do is mix the warm water and the sugar together and your done....
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 11:09:51 PDT
How To Make Paper Daisies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Paper-Daisies/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2010 11:42:14 PST
How to build a Cold Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Cold-Frame/
How to build a Cold Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D175/G0AMJU20/FCOD175G0AMJU20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D175/G0AMJU20/FCOD175G0AMJU20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/D175/G0AMJU20/FCOD175G0AMJU20.SMALL.jpg Domenique Even during the winter one can grow greens and herbs just by using a cold frame. Building a cold frame is easy! The following is a brief explanation on how to build a cold frame and on how to prepare the soil for your winter garden. Initial considerations First thing to consider before building ...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 14:16:10 PDT
How to bring that store-bought VenusFlyTrap Back to life! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bring-that-store-bought-VenusFlyTrap-Back-t/
How to bring that store-bought VenusFlyTrap Back to life! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/0AD8/F6S98IZH/F000AD8F6S98IZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/0AD8/F6S98IZH/F000AD8F6S98IZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/0AD8/F6S98IZH/F000AD8F6S98IZH.SMALL.jpg Spedy I just wanted to help out all those people who have a dying VFT on their hands. They happen to be easy plants to grow, as long as the instructions that came with them are thrown in the fire. All you need is a sunny window, some distilled water, and a little understanding of how these plants grow in ...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 10:58:03 PDT
How To Paint Animals On Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Animals-On-Rocks/
How To Paint Animals On Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/Y3TK/GNNUVTLW/FO1Y3TKGNNUVTLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/Y3TK/GNNUVTLW/FO1Y3TKGNNUVTLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/Y3TK/GNNUVTLW/FO1Y3TKGNNUVTLW.SMALL.jpg Creativeman A fun thing to do in the garden is to paint various animals on rocks and place them strategically in various garden spots.  Gather Your Rocks The best rocks to use for this craft are very smooth "river rocks".  Rocks that have been polished over time by eons of water rushing over them. The goal ...
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Sat, 14 May 2011 15:42:18 PDT
Building an Aquaponic System http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Aquaponic-System/
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 07:24:00 PDT
Make Your Own Seed Tapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Seed-Tapes/
Make Your Own Seed Tapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/82UF/FVT78ROV/FE682UFFVT78ROV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/82UF/FVT78ROV/FE682UFFVT78ROV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/82UF/FVT78ROV/FE682UFFVT78ROV.SMALL.jpg DebH57 Seed Tapes are an efficient work saver in the garden but they get so expensive sometimes that I have taken to making my own to save money too. This is a fun project for the whole family to get in on, when my kids were too young to handle garden tools they had fun making them and it made them feel t...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 11:12:02 PDT
A Connected Greenhouse for Easy and Productive Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Connected-Greenhouse-for-Easy-and-Productive-Gar/
A Connected Greenhouse for Easy and Productive Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/9BNV/IGB6AOZO/FIG9BNVIGB6AOZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/9BNV/IGB6AOZO/FIG9BNVIGB6AOZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/9BNV/IGB6AOZO/FIG9BNVIGB6AOZO.SMALL.jpg myfood The myfood gardening system makes it possible to reclaim your food production in 4 simple steps. Once installed you will only need 20 minutes a day to produce all the vegetables you and your family eat in 24 square meters. We minimize upkeep by using automation and increase production by combining p...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:17:10 PDT
Self composting indoor garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Composting-Indoor-Garden/
Self composting indoor garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/UOPS/IIQEALQD/FBCUOPSIIQEALQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/UOPS/IIQEALQD/FBCUOPSIIQEALQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/UOPS/IIQEALQD/FBCUOPSIIQEALQD.SMALL.jpg snowboardnpete This system is a self-composting indoor garden. The purpose was put be able to grow veggies at home and reduce waste by composting the kitchen scraps. Since the garden will produce foods it was important to use only organic materials such as soil, kitchen wastes and glue for the PVC/bucket joint. Vo...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 12:40:06 PST
Terra Cotta Pot Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Cotta-Pot-Repair/
Terra Cotta Pot Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/DHAB/FIVMNR7T/FP0DHABFIVMNR7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/DHAB/FIVMNR7T/FP0DHABFIVMNR7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/DHAB/FIVMNR7T/FP0DHABFIVMNR7T.SMALL.jpg woomyse My Wife and Mother in-law went shopping and came back with a largish palm type of plant. We had a large terra cotta pot to put it in but it had been broken by freeze/thaw last winter... Cheapness is the mother of all invention, so I decided to fix the pot... Please note, if you hurt or injure you...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2008 10:24:19 PDT
36 Cool Indoor Garden Ideas to Grow Food http://www.instructables.com/id/36-Cool-Indoor-Garden-Ideas-to-Grow-Food/
36 Cool Indoor Garden Ideas to Grow Food - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/5OPV/IJKEOEM7/FLF5OPVIJKEOEM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/5OPV/IJKEOEM7/FLF5OPVIJKEOEM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/5OPV/IJKEOEM7/FLF5OPVIJKEOEM7.SMALL.jpg mart33n33 Not long ago, we all produced our own food. With Donald Trump leading the election, it might be a good idea to brush up on your apocalypse-living skills. Here are 36 things you need to know to quickly get started. Indoor gardening can be complex, but need not be First off, indoor gardens can b...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 23:26:17 PST
TEENY TINY TERRARIUMS http://www.instructables.com/id/TINY-TERRARIUMS/
TEENY TINY TERRARIUMS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/GQA5/GQL8Q7J8/FRJGQA5GQL8Q7J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/GQA5/GQL8Q7J8/FRJGQA5GQL8Q7J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/GQA5/GQL8Q7J8/FRJGQA5GQL8Q7J8.SMALL.jpg LoganMackey This instructable will show you how to make a terrarium, a very tiny terrarium. But the basic Principals are the same for any sized terrarium.     You will be shown how to make the tools and i will include a list of tiny plants to use in your terrariums. WHAT YOU NEED TO START OK here is a list...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:57:55 PDT
Build this Solar Powered Hydroponic Water Garden on Wheels - MUST READ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-This-Solar-Powered-Hydroponic-Water-Garden-o/
Build this Solar Powered Hydroponic Water Garden on Wheels - MUST READ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/YN4A/IJACFR6E/FYNYN4AIJACFR6E.SMALL.jpg MichaelK130 Build this amazing solar powered, completely self contained hydroponic garden and grow the largest flowers,the tastiest fruits and vegetables that you can actually live on year round. Designed for outdoor use it can just as easily be used indoors. This machine can be built in a few hours and is desi...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:20:42 PST
Arduino sprinkler valves + wifi + twitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-sprinkler-valves-wifi/
Arduino sprinkler valves + wifi + twitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/5BRM/GNVIDHJY/FWE5BRMGNVIDHJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/5BRM/GNVIDHJY/FWE5BRMGNVIDHJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/5BRM/GNVIDHJY/FWE5BRMGNVIDHJY.SMALL.jpg nicoo [Edit: I made the hardware part more compact by using a relay shield. If you plan on using 4 relays or less, then have a look here...] This is my first post so... be brutal ! I have a small yard with a very odd shape, well... L-shaped really and not enough pressure at the tap to be able to water i...
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Thu, 19 May 2011 16:05:19 PDT
Homemade Acidic Fertilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Acidic-Fertilizer/
Homemade Acidic Fertilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/XZIA/G962DJVB/FMIXZIAG962DJVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/XZIA/G962DJVB/FMIXZIAG962DJVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/XZIA/G962DJVB/FMIXZIAG962DJVB.SMALL.jpg bobbylion In fact plants acidic fertilizer is also important as that of organic fertilizers for plants (azaleas,roses,rhododendrons, blueberry, hibiscus and other acid-loving plants) needs acidic fertilizers.For instance,eggshells are almost 100% calcium carbonate, one of the main ingredients in agricultural ...
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Fri, 14 May 2010 02:12:36 PDT
Make Garden Soil from ALMOST any Dirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Garden-Soil-from-any-Dirt/
Make Garden Soil from ALMOST any Dirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/TD74/G6MPPVAP/FOXTD74G6MPPVAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/TD74/G6MPPVAP/FOXTD74G6MPPVAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/TD74/G6MPPVAP/FOXTD74G6MPPVAP.SMALL.jpg brian3140      This is a general guide to preparing dirt for gardening.  All the instruction you need for a given type of dirt is put into one "step" of this instructable. So identify what type of dirt you have then open that "step" for further instruction. Materials: -Your existing Dirt -Compost -Sand, Pera...
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 15:13:22 PDT
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Pot-An-Orchid-So-You-NEVER-Over-Water-Again-r/
Re-Pot An Orchid, So You NEVER Over Water Again (recycle/reuse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/20XX/H1AH6I6T/FOO20XXH1AH6I6T.SMALL.jpg MaryT8M You've heard the expression that something was "LOVED" to death......well that is what frequently happens to orchids. Their owners LOVE them to death. Orchids really do thrive on benign neglect. Orchids thrive through all kinds of conditions, yet once people get their hands on them they can easily d...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:07:51 PDT
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Paper-That-Grows-Recycle-Renew-and-Plant--1/
Make Paper That Grows - Recycle, Renew, and Plant It In The Ground - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/AE69/FVOEZ8AR/FTGAE69FVOEZ8AR.SMALL.jpg DebH57 How many tons of junk mail do we get over the course of a week across America? Everyone wants to sell you everything and has the solution to any problem you can think of and it fills our trashcans and landfills. Here#25;s a way to put that junk mail to a good use and spare the overburdened landfills...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 02:56:04 PDT
Water Bottle Hummingbird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Hummingbird-Feeder/
Water Bottle Hummingbird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/AMW7/FPWWQDI8/FZ5AMW7FPWWQDI8.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 Hummingbird feeders can get pretty expensive. I decided to build one for less than $8.00! What can be more green that feeding a beautiful specie of nature, while recycling at the same time! Materials and Tools I found all of the materials other than the water bottle, at my local Lowes. You can...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2009 13:01:33 PST
Make your own Greenhouse (Construct, Plant and Care) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Greenhouse-Construct-Plant-and-Care/
Make your own Greenhouse (Construct, Plant and Care) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/TS1Q/II7PGP6P/FYVTS1QII7PGP6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/TS1Q/II7PGP6P/FYVTS1QII7PGP6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/TS1Q/II7PGP6P/FYVTS1QII7PGP6P.SMALL.jpg Passion Make Welcome to the little world of greenery. I would be presenting here the green green house built in our home. My in-laws have a great passion for plants and it was their biggest dream to built it adjacent to the house. Coming to the location, we live in Kottayam, Kerala. It took them a year to set up...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 09:21:14 PST
Baling Fall Leaves http://www.instructables.com/id/Baling-Fall-Leaves/
Baling Fall Leaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4W9C/II21PEK5/FFW4W9CII21PEK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4W9C/II21PEK5/FFW4W9CII21PEK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/4W9C/II21PEK5/FFW4W9CII21PEK5.SMALL.jpg DanYHKim I like to save fall leaves for my garden. I use them for mulch, for bedding in my chicken coop, and for my compost pile. I would bag them in the Fall and save them for use through the summer. The trouble is that they take up a lot of space, and the plastic bags degrade over time, turning into brittl...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 23:05:08 PST
Remove Bushes and Stumps the Easy Way with a Farm Jack (AKA Hi-Lift Jack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Bushes-and-Stumps-the-Easy-Way-With-a-Farm-/
Remove Bushes and Stumps the Easy Way with a Farm Jack (AKA Hi-Lift Jack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/2WOR/II3JASEC/FMH2WORII3JASEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/2WOR/II3JASEC/FMH2WORII3JASEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/2WOR/II3JASEC/FMH2WORII3JASEC.SMALL.jpg melarky We recently bought a 100 year old house, and the previous owners loved unruly bushes and trees. We had quite a few that were touching the roof of the house or spilling over onto the neighbors driveway, so we decided to get rid of the bushes and trees we didn't want.If you have ever dug up even a m...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 22:07:38 PST
How to make a simple Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-Terrarium/
How to make a simple Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/17XH/G43EBHXF/F3Y17XHG43EBHXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/17XH/G43EBHXF/F3Y17XHG43EBHXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/17XH/G43EBHXF/F3Y17XHG43EBHXF.SMALL.jpg Asura-Valkyrie This instructable is about how to make a simple Terrarium. Making Terrariums can be as simple or as complex as you would like them to be but always remember these three things in your design: 1. Base your plants and how many off the container you use 2. Generally, no fertilizer should be used with ...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2010 22:10:45 PST