Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:31:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Garden Tools Hanger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tools-Hanger/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:35:06 PDT
Compost Barrel, 3 stage http://www.instructables.com/id/Compost-Barrel-3-stage/
Compost Barrel, 3 stage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/3ENC/I7SVV20G/FPY3ENCI7SVV20G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/3ENC/I7SVV20G/FPY3ENCI7SVV20G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/3ENC/I7SVV20G/FPY3ENCI7SVV20G.SMALL.jpg kalefranklin Last year i started a composting, you can see it on the left of the pic. it was not producing as well as i was hoping. so i did some research and found that many people are using a multi stage system. so i used an old plastic barrel that i had, and lumber that i had laying around. First Stage...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:58:32 PDT
Mini greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-greenhouse-3/
Mini greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/XMH3/I7SVRJ1H/FO3XMH3I7SVRJ1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/XMH3/I7SVRJ1H/FO3XMH3I7SVRJ1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/XMH3/I7SVRJ1H/FO3XMH3I7SVRJ1H.SMALL.jpg justin casimir Little greenhouse to add to existing square pots/planter. Mine are used on reclaimed food plastic boxes, used to grow grass for the moment.You need: Wooden sticks (about 4) Tape Plastic sheet (from vacuum sealed bags in my case, but any see-through plastic will make the job) 10-15 minutes Bend/cu...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:17:29 PDT
The CoreConduit - Modular Arduino Hydroponics Garden Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CoreConduit-Hydroponics-Modular-Arduino-Garden/
The CoreConduit - Modular Arduino Hydroponics Garden Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/0RQP/I7VQLOB0/FFG0RQPI7VQLOB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/0RQP/I7VQLOB0/FFG0RQPI7VQLOB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/0RQP/I7VQLOB0/FFG0RQPI7VQLOB0.SMALL.jpg bitsandbots A garden controller helps us to manage the environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, pumps, and notifying us when the garden needs our attention. I want to make it easier for you to grow plants of your choosing at home by providing you with a conduit to your plants. I've done a lot of resea...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:58:03 PDT
DIY Windowsill Mason Jar Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Windowsill-Mason-Jar-Herb-Garden/
DIY Windowsill Mason Jar Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AKIG/I7Q0VEKC/FCYAKIGI7Q0VEKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AKIG/I7Q0VEKC/FCYAKIGI7Q0VEKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AKIG/I7Q0VEKC/FCYAKIGI7Q0VEKC.SMALL.jpg adrianasleeps Do you want to have your own herb garden but feel that you’re lacking the space or the time? This simple DIY herb garden is designed to accommodate your busy schedule and limited space; it is easy to create and maintain, and it will yield homegrown herbs at a low cost while giving your home some cha...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:32:59 PDT
Cleaning out Horseradish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-out-Horseradish/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:04:18 PDT
Cryan Family Gothic Green House http://www.instructables.com/id/Cryan-Family-Gothic-Green-House/
Cryan Family Gothic Green House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6AN1/I7N62D4C/F946AN1I7N62D4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6AN1/I7N62D4C/F946AN1I7N62D4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/6AN1/I7N62D4C/F946AN1I7N62D4C.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Hello -- It has been a long hard winter. It is time for spring. In New England, you often have to do things yourself. This time I am building a good size green house that you can walk into. Steps:-Calculate costs-Raise money - indigogo-Gather materials-Build baby build-Plant-Eat-Then it will be w...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:54:01 PDT
Tiny PET Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-PET-Greenhouse/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:20:51 PDT
Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Terrarium-1/
Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8U51/I7NL2DPA/F1E8U51I7NL2DPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8U51/I7NL2DPA/F1E8U51I7NL2DPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/8U51/I7NL2DPA/F1E8U51I7NL2DPA.SMALL.jpg clarissa.brobst Read the following to make a green awesome terrarium! Gather Materials Glass Container Pebbles Potting Soil Terrarium Plants (shade loving plants)Live Moss Water Potting Shovel
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:00:48 PDT
Automated hydroponic led indoor http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-hydroponic-led-indoor/
Automated hydroponic led indoor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/Z8VM/I7L6NW9M/FGUZ8VMI7L6NW9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/Z8VM/I7L6NW9M/FGUZ8VMI7L6NW9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/Z8VM/I7L6NW9M/FGUZ8VMI7L6NW9M.SMALL.jpg CharlyBro I started this project two years ago to blend two of my favorite things, make technology and grow plants. Today I will show you a step by step guide of how to build an automated hydroponic led indoor.To make the machine more comprehensible, we will see four sub-systems and call them: The Buddha sub...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:17:53 PDT
Sight Glass For Hydroponics Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Sight-Glass-For-Hydroponics-Buckets/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:46:22 PDT
Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
Broadfork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic The broadfork is a tool used for gardening. It is a non-inversion, aerating tool, which means it opens up the soil, but doesn't turn it over. A broadfork lets the air and water into the soil and encourages the biological life in the soil, which in the top few inches consist mainly of aerobic organis...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:07:44 PDT
MoiturizeMe http://www.instructables.com/id/MoiturizeMe/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:58:19 PDT
Heated propagator http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-propagator/
Heated propagator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8H4E/I7CVMVTX/F7Z8H4EI7CVMVTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8H4E/I7CVMVTX/F7Z8H4EI7CVMVTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/8H4E/I7CVMVTX/F7Z8H4EI7CVMVTX.SMALL.jpg jsr38 In this instructable, I'll take you through the construction of a heated, temperature controlled propagation bed which is useful if you'd like to germinate seeds in cold climates to get a head start on the growing season. I grow chillies which require a long growing season in order to produce matur...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:10:30 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
Intel Edison Hydroponics Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Hydroponics-Controller/
Intel Edison Hydroponics Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/CF36/I78VPAG9/FFQCF36I78VPAG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/CF36/I78VPAG9/FFQCF36I78VPAG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/CF36/I78VPAG9/FFQCF36I78VPAG9.SMALL.jpg BLT Robotics Creating a IoT enabled Hydroponics Controller using the Intel Edison during the Boston IoT HackathonOur Goal:Within a 36 hour hackathon to construct a controller to use with our previous instructable (Vertical Hydroponic Farm). The controller will leverage the sensors found in the Grove Starter Kit ...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:52:47 PDT
Grow your Own - indoor hydro/Aquaponic/soil System http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-your-Own-Aquaponic-System/
Grow your Own - indoor hydro/Aquaponic/soil System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2DOF/I74LD3PK/FIY2DOFI74LD3PK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2DOF/I74LD3PK/FIY2DOFI74LD3PK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/2DOF/I74LD3PK/FIY2DOFI74LD3PK.SMALL.jpg Urban.logix I have setup a small space aquaponic system in my 16 Sqm house and started growing cherry tomatoesgrow lights250W floracent light for green growth 90W led + 10W UVB for fruitless words more vegetables :)
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:06:47 PDT
Empty a box trailer or truck bed fast. http://www.instructables.com/id/Empty-a-box-trailer-or-truck-bed-fast/
Empty a box trailer or truck bed fast. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/IKTD/I74L7ML3/FNBIKTDI74L7ML3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/IKTD/I74L7ML3/FNBIKTDI74L7ML3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/IKTD/I74L7ML3/FNBIKTDI74L7ML3.SMALL.jpg titchtheclown This ultra simple tool will ease the task of emptying a box trailer or truck bed, though it probably won't work too well on trucks with wheel arches in the bed. It turns your trailer into a cheapo dump truck.Get any old bit of tough looking grubby wood just long enough to go most of the way across y...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:07:41 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/
The simplest self watering container garden for vegetables or even trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/S3O0/I71QI860/FG9S3O0I71QI860.SMALL.jpg Danielinthelionsden No piping required. No electric components or complicated controls.From just a tray, water bottle and some growth medium in a container and your plants will be content throughout the growing season with minimal input. Minimum Component requirements You will need:A tray that can hold its shape an...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:16:13 PDT
KFC Go Cup Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/KFC-Go-Cup-Greenhouse/
KFC Go Cup Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/8ADA/I6RSS7SU/FWY8ADAI6RSS7SU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/8ADA/I6RSS7SU/FWY8ADAI6RSS7SU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/8ADA/I6RSS7SU/FWY8ADAI6RSS7SU.SMALL.jpg scourtois Have you ever looked at garbage on your car floor and thought "hey, i could probably grow things in that"? Well i had that thought today looking at my husbands garbage on my cars floor from KFC. Perhaps you've heard of their Go Cups? Smart design to keep your different entrees apart from each other ...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:04:36 PST
Incubator / Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Incubator-Greenhouse/
Incubator / Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/AJCJ/I6NI7KF5/FTUAJCJI6NI7KF5.SMALL.jpg moe khant In this Instructable, I will be guiding you through detailed steps on how to build a small Incubator/ Green House. BOM (Bill of Materials) 1. Black Foam Boards, 20x30" QTY - 4http://www.dollartree.com/office-school/paper-note...2. Trifold Presentation Boards QTY - 5http://www.dollartree.c...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:35:28 PST
How to Tell if Your Tree is Dying http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tell-if-Your-Tree-is-Dying/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:29:25 PST
Potted fence panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-fence-panels/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:19:03 PST
Painting Terra Cotta Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Terra-Cotta-Pots/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:45:21 PST
FASTEST BUILT FRUIT FLY TRAP http://www.instructables.com/id/FASTEST-BUILT-FRUIT-FLY-TRAP/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:13 PST
Greenhouse Trellis - Build removable garden greenhouse trellises http://www.instructables.com/id/Greenhouse-Trellis-Build-removable-garden-greenhou-1/
Greenhouse Trellis - Build removable garden greenhouse trellises - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/L88S/I6HSCCW2/FSEL88SI6HSCCW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/L88S/I6HSCCW2/FSEL88SI6HSCCW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/L88S/I6HSCCW2/FSEL88SI6HSCCW2.SMALL.jpg jardinier Installation of fence climbing cucumbers (to the end wall of the greenhouse). Panels of trellis:1. Made with chicken grid or wire mesh material (It's the best way for growing climbing cucumbers.) Secure trellis to the greenhouse frame 2. Attaching the panels with wire to the greenhouse frame.Maki...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:57:00 PST
Potting Bench - Greenhouse Soil Sink Potting bench idea http://www.instructables.com/id/Potting-Bench-Greenhouse-Soil-Sink-Potting-bench-i-1/
Potting Bench - Greenhouse Soil Sink Potting bench idea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/QUWL/I6HSC77J/FGNQUWLI6HSC77J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/QUWL/I6HSC77J/FGNQUWLI6HSC77J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/QUWL/I6HSC77J/FGNQUWLI6HSC77J.SMALL.jpg jardinier For my garden greenhouse,-Retrieving a service tub plastic. -Fill the hole and fill with soil. Ideal for planting and keep the area clean. Potting bench into a grow table -Its a nice and cheap soil sink with recycled material!Greenhouse bench can also be used to repot your houseplants at all t...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:38:31 PST
5 Minute Self Watering Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Self-Watering-Planters/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:35:15 PST
News paper plant pots!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/News-paper-plant-pots/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 03:08:17 PST
Garden plant name tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-plant-name-tags/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:34:02 PST
Simple planter water reservoir http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-planter-water-reservoir/
Simple planter water reservoir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/1NWY/I63EVXX4/F4D1NWYI63EVXX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/1NWY/I63EVXX4/F4D1NWYI63EVXX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/1NWY/I63EVXX4/F4D1NWYI63EVXX4.SMALL.jpg rickardrydell This is a cheap way to provide a water reservoir for pots all shapes and sizes. I had already a summer flowering climbing plant in large metallic container but this was very deep and therefore inefficient. It was easy enough to pull out and replant. The idea is very simple and is adaptable to the...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:07:02 PST
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-LED-Plant-Grow-Room/
Small Indoor LED Plant Grow Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/OU1P/I60050DP/F1HOU1PI60050DP.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I have done a few indoor gardens before, mostly because the weather in Michigan does not allow for a very long season. I recently moved to Phoenix and tried container gardening outside and was disappointed in the amount of pests that decimated my small container farm. So here is my take on a very sm...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:04:21 PST
Steel Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Planter-Box/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:51:23 PST
DIY Hoop House Cold Frame For Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hoop-House-Cold-Frame-For-Gardening/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 08:38:55 PST
Ice Cream Cone Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Cone-Planter/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 04:43:52 PST
Clay flower pot - with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-flower-pot-with-a-twist/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 11:15:58 PST
Herbs Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Herbs-Stabilizer/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 14:49:23 PST
Grow a Big Organic Tomato Garden Without Tilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Big-Organic-Tomato-Garden-Without-Tilling/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 20:23:32 PST
Organic pesticide and fungicide spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-pesticide-and-fungicide-spray/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:56:11 PST
single tea light heater http://www.instructables.com/id/single-tea-light-heater/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:27:37 PST
French Drain with Dry Well http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Drain-with-Dry-Well/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:22:08 PST
Home Plant-watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Plant-watering-system/
Home Plant-watering system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/K0DN/I5LB1USZ/F8MK0DNI5LB1USZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/K0DN/I5LB1USZ/F8MK0DNI5LB1USZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/K0DN/I5LB1USZ/F8MK0DNI5LB1USZ.SMALL.jpg ankappa The system designed here is for watering plants by just pushing a button. The design is pretty simple and the Overall cost of this is approximately $15-$20 (Rs. 700). My plants need about 1.5 - 2 minutes of water once a day (twice during the summer), hence I have programmed the microcontroller acco...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 03:19:53 PST
8w DIY LED Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/8w-DIY-LED-Herb-Garden/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:38:43 PST
Up-Cycle Plastic Bottle to Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-Plastic-Bottle-to-Planter/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:43:59 PST
Native bee hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Native-bee-hive/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:58:23 PST
The greatest rubber band beekeeping trick http://www.instructables.com/id/The-greatest-rubber-band-beekeeping-trick/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:52:37 PST
Perfect Seed Envelope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Seed-Envelope/
Perfect Seed Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FV6P/I3BH8CRX/FENFV6PI3BH8CRX.SMALL.jpg spydarbot This envelope takes less than a minute to make, requires no glue nor fasteners, can be made from any size paper (as long as it's square), and can easily be closed/reopened. Start With A Square You'll need to start with a square piece of paper. 8.5 x 8.5 is an easy proportion to get from standard ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:24:15 PST
DIY Hydroponic Grow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydroponic-Grow-Box/
DIY Hydroponic Grow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W1IN/I5BSCT7K/F4IW1INI5BSCT7K.SMALL.jpg TheFrosty The original post can be found here: DIY Hydroponic Grow Box at HomeAfter searching online for a hydroponic grow box I found a bunch of systems ranging from $200-$2000+. So I decided to build my own.Materials NeededAny size dark container bin (with lid). Use a size you’ve got the space for. I went w...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:36:13 PST
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/25-DIY-LED-Strip-Grow-Light/
$25 DIY LED Strip Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/6RRB/I5DS27AQ/FG66RRBI5DS27AQ.SMALL.jpg tgvoss I wanted a bright light to help start my seedlings in the spring. There are two variation to this project, one with a heat sink and one without. The photos are for the heat sink version since that is what I made.Parts Flexible LED Strip ($7.19 for 5630 type, over 4000 lumens) Power Supply ($8.96 f...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:39 PST
Umbrella watered plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-watered-plant/
Umbrella watered plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/U9W7/I55N0FEA/F3FU9W7I55N0FEA.SMALL.jpg vatkin In this instructable I will show you how to build an umbrella stand built in to a plant pot, all the excess rain water left on your umbrellas will be used for watering the plant. This serves both as a nice design for an umbrella stand as well as way to collect and re-purpose all that rain water with...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:07:42 PST