Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:37:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Garden Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Kaleidoscope/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:52:34 PDT
Concrete Garden Project: House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Project-House-Numbers/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:12:37 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
Bury your Gutter Downspouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/V72W/HYY8JIX2/FUQV72WHYY8JIX2.SMALL.jpg ndretka There's plenty of information on how to install gutters (http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Gut... I wanted to make this Instructable to show how I hid my gutter downspouts. It took about two full days of work. Parts were pretty cheap, I think total cost was only about $100.Tools:Shove...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Semi automatic 12 volt sieve http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-automatic-12-volt-sieve/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 15:51:13 PDT
Automatic garden gate - Otomatik bahçe kapısı http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-garden-gate-Otomatik-bahçe-kapısı/
Automatic garden gate - Otomatik bahçe kapısı - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5UOR/HYTI1G5B/F0Z5UORHYTI1G5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5UOR/HYTI1G5B/F0Z5UORHYTI1G5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/5UOR/HYTI1G5B/F0Z5UORHYTI1G5B.SMALL.jpg asibonzai Most recent technology and free.
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:43:06 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
What to do with an old spa http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-an-old-spa/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:29:35 PDT
Raised Vegetable Garden / Raised Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Vegetable-Garden-Raised-Beds/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:42:17 PDT
Rooting Cuttings in Florist Wet Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooting-Cuttings-in-Florist-Wet-Foam/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:37:39 PDT
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-Automatic-Garden-Watering-Buddy-Complete/
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SMALL.jpg ManufacturedArtists I have the worst luck with remembering to water my tomatoes on a regular basis. I've nearly killed them 3 times this spring already. So my roommate decided if left to my own devices we'd never get any this year. We looked into drip tape systems, but they still would have required me to turn the wate...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 17:58:19 PDT
Glass Jar Orchid Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Jar-Orchid-Pot/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:27:39 PDT
How to deal organically with 12 common garden pests without chemical pesticides http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-deal-organically-with-12-common-garden-pest/
How to deal organically with 12 common garden pests without chemical pesticides - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/LPLM/HY9Y0D7E/F6XLPLMHY9Y0D7E.SMALL.jpg whitenwrite As an amateur gardener and vegan i wanted to start off growing vegetables in the right way, and for me personally that was by doing it organically and not using chemical pesticides. Now my main reason for not using pesticides other than the fact that my dogs run near my vegetable patch as do the ti...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:14:17 PDT
Fishpond fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/FishpondFountain/
Fishpond fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SMALL.jpg buck2217 a garden fountain / pond quite a simple build, took about 3 working days The Trough a 750 litre stock trough without ballcock Position and concrete base If you don't position and get the nod from the "boss" you know it will be in the wrong place for her!! Put in stand and start brickwork Ha...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:27:33 PDT
Making landscape edgings for cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-landscape-edgings-for-cheap/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:07 PDT
Fig Tree Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Fig-Tree-Protector/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:46 PDT
painted planters http://www.instructables.com/id/painted-planters/
painted planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SMALL.jpg fbarry1 Hi everyone!This is my first instructable, so, please, bear with me...I love growing things and bright colors. So when I found these planters on the side of the road, I immediately stopped and asked the gentleman in the front yard if they were getting rid of them and if so could I have them. He wa...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:57:55 PDT
Plant box http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-box/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:16:36 PDT
Concrete Brick Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Brick-Casting/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:41:54 PDT
Tomato Tower Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomato-Tower-Cage/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:40:52 PDT
Bio Degradable Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-Degradable-Plant-Pot/
Bio Degradable Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect What Is a Bio- Degradable Plant Pot?A Bio Degradable Plant pot is a pot made from materials that naturally disintegrate after a particular period of time and merge with the soil. The paper used is also Recycled newspaper which makes this a Green Instructable. The Bio Degradable plant pot is designe...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:23:58 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
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
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Container Topiary http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-Topiary/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:26:49 PDT
Gardening on the balcony http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-on-the-balcony/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:17:09 PDT
Rustic Western Reclaimed Wood Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Western-Reclaimed-Wood-Planter/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:03:50 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Pallet Jack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Jack-Hack/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:16:23 PDT
Simple Water Pump Protection Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Pump-Protection-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:20:38 PDT
Compost Tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Tea/
Compost Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/YV8R/HXHR6SQ5/FNIYV8RHXHR6SQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/YV8R/HXHR6SQ5/FNIYV8RHXHR6SQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/YV8R/HXHR6SQ5/FNIYV8RHXHR6SQ5.SMALL.jpg ristivojevic Have you ever asked how to make a great bio fertilizer at home?Here I'll tell you how you can make it!First i must tell you that dirt is made from tiny pieces of rock, water, and humus. Yes you'll need a homemade humus which is the decomposed remains of plants and other biodegradable waste. If you w...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:20:11 PDT
Home-Grown Sprouts- So fresh - so good - so easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Grown-Sprouts-So-fresh-so-good-so-easy/
Home-Grown Sprouts- So fresh - so good - so easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/U31X/HXEZ7AR3/FJSU31XHXEZ7AR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/U31X/HXEZ7AR3/FJSU31XHXEZ7AR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/U31X/HXEZ7AR3/FJSU31XHXEZ7AR3.SMALL.jpg Life Traveller This is an instructable on how to grow your own sprouts for a delicious salad that you can do without much effort. Sprouts are full with nutrient and much better than fully grown vegetable.It's easy to do and quick to enjoy. Let's begin! Waht you'll need Here is a list of what you'll need: 1 Con...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 19:16:43 PDT
The Life Seeder - make an indoor seed starter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Life-Seeder-make-an-indoor-seed-starter/
The Life Seeder - make an indoor seed starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/OQZT/HXDEBND0/F1VOQZTHXDEBND0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/OQZT/HXDEBND0/F1VOQZTHXDEBND0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/OQZT/HXDEBND0/F1VOQZTHXDEBND0.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,in this instrucable I will be sharing with you my newest design, the life seeder..what? life seeder is a simple indoor seed starting machine. it has a basic frame with built-in lights and fans. it is completely adjustable as the plant grows, it can house up to 6inch plant pots. and h...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:04:52 PDT
concrete rocks and sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/concrete-rocks-and-sculptures/
concrete rocks and sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SMALL.jpg wyldestyle This is an overview of how to make concrete rock sculpures and electrical boxes.I started using this technique to do a concrete pathway...rather than have something too different from the rocks and style of our japanese style garden I tried to do something a little more random and natural looking. ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:13:45 PDT
Stevenson Screen - weather station http://www.instructables.com/id/Stevenson-Screen-weather-station/
Stevenson Screen - weather station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/291U/HX6AROTU/FAH291UHX6AROTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/291U/HX6AROTU/FAH291UHX6AROTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/291U/HX6AROTU/FAH291UHX6AROTU.SMALL.jpg mattinflow Stevenson screenThis is my project to build a Stevenson screen. I use temperature readings a lot in my projects (please take a look at www.flowrc.co.uk) and I noticed that the readings were really influenced by direct sunlight etc. So, I needed to get a more standardised reading and the answer i...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:10:18 PDT
Climbing Pole For Plants From Coir. http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Pole-For-Plants-From-Coir/
Climbing Pole For Plants From Coir. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/CHNF/HX7P35TT/F6CCHNFHX7P35TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/CHNF/HX7P35TT/F6CCHNFHX7P35TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/CHNF/HX7P35TT/F6CCHNFHX7P35TT.SMALL.jpg Anusree I am going to show you how to make a climbing pole for plants at your home using minimum things. Things you will need- Coir Scissor Coir ropeBamboo stick Take some pieces of coir and arrange it as shown. Take a coir rope and tie it to the coir tightly. Keep repeating step 3. Cover ...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 06:35:05 PDT
Self-watering container garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-watering-container-garden/
Self-watering container garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/BRB4/HX8HJF4N/FDVBRB4HX8HJF4N.SMALL.jpg merrittgene I made a completely portable garden that is self-watering. Each container has a water reservoir in the bottom that keeps the soil moist, and there's also a hole so excess water will drain out.Tidy Cat kitty litter container (38 lb size)4" perforated corrugated drainage pipe 1-1/2" PVC pipe Potting s...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:31:14 PDT
Chicken Wire Garden Cage Protector Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-Garden-Cage-Protector-Version-2/
Chicken Wire Garden Cage Protector Version 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/A16F/HX6AR0EI/FAWA16FHX6AR0EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/A16F/HX6AR0EI/FAWA16FHX6AR0EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/A16F/HX6AR0EI/FAWA16FHX6AR0EI.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax My original design can be seen here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-Hinge...I wanted to improve on the design byIncreasing the height of the cageUsing supports on the top to make the top more rigidHinge the cage at the top to make access easier and the opened section lighterThe other m...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 19:25:49 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
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
'Cumulonimbus 2000' multitool http://www.instructables.com/id/Nimbus-2000-soil-gouge/
'Cumulonimbus 2000' multitool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/XHAK/HX5H5ONW/FZUXHAKHX5H5ONW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/XHAK/HX5H5ONW/FZUXHAKHX5H5ONW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/XHAK/HX5H5ONW/FZUXHAKHX5H5ONW.SMALL.jpg bricobart Since we're planning to adopt a few dozen chickens, a piece of our land needs to be fenced. Not really to prevent that this wildfowl envades the surrounding cropfields - if they're Born To Run, they have to run - but rather to offer them a neutral area 'chickserland' where they can't be chased by on...
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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
Green Drip Irrigator http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Drip-Irrigator/
Green Drip Irrigator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/53QY/HX1WB6P0/F4M53QYHX1WB6P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/53QY/HX1WB6P0/F4M53QYHX1WB6P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/53QY/HX1WB6P0/F4M53QYHX1WB6P0.SMALL.jpg inventorlglira Drip irrigation is a cost-effective method of watering your plants. The Drip irrigator lets a constant supply of water be delivered to your plants over a long period of time. You can easily make your own drip irrigators from plastic bottles, few other household materials and also recycling. Intro...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 09:40:15 PDT
fruit press http://www.instructables.com/id/fruit-press/
fruit press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZYHX/HWZ9P4NA/FKFZYHXHWZ9P4NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZYHX/HWZ9P4NA/FKFZYHXHWZ9P4NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZYHX/HWZ9P4NA/FKFZYHXHWZ9P4NA.SMALL.jpg tkleim Made this apple/fruit press out of spare wood that I had hanging around. now if the weather would cooperate we might get some apples off the trees. I started with the base of 3/4 in plywood I cut it 24 in x 24 in. I put 3 2x4s under it for stability when the fruit is being pressed. the stand part is...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:54:44 PDT
Seed Starter Pots for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starter-Pots-for-Free/
Seed Starter Pots for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SMALL.jpg sajjad786 This instructable is my entry for the green design contest. In this instructable I'll show you how to create two seed starting pots by up-cycling a water bottle. Most of us use these kind of water bottles quite often and toss them without thinking even for a second that these can be reused. It is ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:32:49 PDT
Drip installation DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-installation-DIY/
Drip installation DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/P4M6/HWUJZ2TN/F63P4M6HWUJZ2TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/P4M6/HWUJZ2TN/F63P4M6HWUJZ2TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/P4M6/HWUJZ2TN/F63P4M6HWUJZ2TN.SMALL.jpg torx This new and simple instructables for the construction of an early version of an automatic drip irrigation for some flowers food housed in the underside.It's a very simple system based on material recovery for most, but it works well,although it is subject to some improvement. The support But ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:41:03 PDT
3 Days from Seed to Sprouting Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Days-from-Seed-to-Sprouting-Plants/
3 Days from Seed to Sprouting Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J80H/HWUJYREO/F48J80HHWUJYREO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J80H/HWUJYREO/F48J80HHWUJYREO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J80H/HWUJYREO/F48J80HHWUJYREO.SMALL.jpg HollyMann If you've ever planted seeds, only to discover that few (or none) of them sprouted - then this Instructable is for you! I wasted a lot of seeds this year - and was a bit disappointed that it wasn't as easy as sprinkling some seeds and watching them flourish. For some plants that might work - but oth...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:47:57 PDT
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-a-bottle-into-a-hanging-pot/
Upcycling a bottle into a hanging pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/EAN9/HWUJTEU9/F9MEAN9HWUJTEU9.SMALL.jpg advaym A hanging bottle pot is the perfect way to recycle an empty plastic bottle into something useful and creative! Not only does it prevent bottles from ending up in garbage cans, it is also an easy DIY project that can help you hang plants all around your house. Moreover, it takes less than 15-minutes ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 01:07:30 PDT
Beautiful + Easy Repurposed Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Easy-Repurposed-Fountain/
Beautiful + Easy Repurposed Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/NLYB/HWRZ7JJI/F7RNLYBHWRZ7JJI.SMALL.jpg art_istry This fountain was designed and made from repurposed parts collected from various other projects for a client in Maryland. The goal was for an aesthetically pleasing, lightly trickling fountain feature for the front courtyard of the home. I was also responsible for the landscape design and implementa...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:16 PDT
Avocado Seed Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Avocado-Seed-Tray/
Avocado Seed Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Q33V/HWNUKR4N/F4EQ33VHWNUKR4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Q33V/HWNUKR4N/F4EQ33VHWNUKR4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Q33V/HWNUKR4N/F4EQ33VHWNUKR4N.SMALL.jpg PicRic It occurred to me that the traditional way of growing avocado seeds in a tiny cup of water could be improved on. It was a nuisance having to continually top up the tiny water cups. This instructable is about how I came up with a more efficient way. Materials and Tools MaterialsThe materials use...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 18:32:36 PDT
Maximize Chicken Coop Space for more chickens http://www.instructables.com/id/Maximize-Chicken-Coop-Space-for-more-chickens/
Maximize Chicken Coop Space for more chickens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NYGZ/HWNUKCF1/F23NYGZHWNUKCF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NYGZ/HWNUKCF1/F23NYGZHWNUKCF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/NYGZ/HWNUKCF1/F23NYGZHWNUKCF1.SMALL.jpg gcherry519 I had taken an existing small dog kennel building and turned it into a chicken coop. The kennel had water supply going to it and lights and concrete floor. When I first converted it I only had a few chickens so I wasn't thinking about maximum space both floor and roost/nests. So I made 3 nest and tw...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:27:52 PDT