Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:43:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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
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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:17:16 PDT
Avocado Seed Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Avocado-Seed-Tray/
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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
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
Make your own awesome weed puller for less than 10.00! http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-and-cheap-homemade-weed-puller/
Make your own awesome weed puller for less than 10.00! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/WW3F/HWNU8L69/FF5WW3FHWNU8L69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/WW3F/HWNU8L69/FF5WW3FHWNU8L69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/WW3F/HWNU8L69/FF5WW3FHWNU8L69.SMALL.jpg lrobertson6 How to make an extremely effective weed pulling tool out of pvc pipe and some string! Buy about 6' of about 1.75 diameter pvc pipe and a "t" fitting and a foot of .5 diameter pvc pipe. Cut the pvc pipe at about 4' or whatever is comfortable for your height. Cut remaining piece in half and insert ...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 13:20:29 PDT
Button Stepping Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Stepping-Stones/
Button Stepping Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UWOY/HWNUFSFB/FEVUWOYHWNUFSFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UWOY/HWNUFSFB/FEVUWOYHWNUFSFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/UWOY/HWNUFSFB/FEVUWOYHWNUFSFB.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make big cement button stepping stones to add whimsey to your garden path. See the video tutorial here Here's what you need Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paints Americana Decor Ultra Matte Varnish Rapid Set Cement (Home Depot)Non-stick cooking spray Large lids in different sizes (I like plast...
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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
Gravity Fed Self Watering Homemade Earth bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Fed-Self-Watering-Homemade-Earth-bucket/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:43:58 PDT
Backyard Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden/
Backyard Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/AUTF/HWLCV87Z/F8BAUTFHWLCV87Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/AUTF/HWLCV87Z/F8BAUTFHWLCV87Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/AUTF/HWLCV87Z/F8BAUTFHWLCV87Z.SMALL.jpg Brothawithgreenthumb This is my attempt at a small backyard garden started early May 2014. I have green beans corn & some tomatoes that I started from seeds. Accents I added two Shepard hooks to use hanging baskets for strawberries. I also made a small in garden compost bin out of scrap wood. All the materials use o...
By: Brothawithgreenthumb

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:16:55 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
How to build a cheep garden http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-cheap-garden/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:51:36 PDT
Bird's Nest Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Nest-Plant-Pot/
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By: CaptainTurnip

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 09:38:55 PDT
Macrame Trellis http://www.instructables.com/id/Macrame-Trellis/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:15:28 PDT
Horse Trough Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Horse-Trough-Planter/
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By: LaMar Solarcabin

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:21:07 PDT
Vacuum Hose Wreath, Vertical Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Hose-Wreath-Vertical-Garden/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 04:19:06 PDT
Garden Chaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Chaps/
Garden Chaps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/CO23/HW7QAIAL/FRYCO23HW7QAIAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/CO23/HW7QAIAL/FRYCO23HW7QAIAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/CO23/HW7QAIAL/FRYCO23HW7QAIAL.SMALL.jpg lorcaper66 I love working in my garden but I hate the way knee-pads never fail to cut off the circulation in my legs and leave the backs of my knees itchy, red and sore. I had a light-bulb moment while shopping at my favorite thrift store last week: what if I had a pair of 'pants' that had knee-pads built in?"...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:50:58 PDT
Portable Herb Garden, grow fresh herbs year round http://www.instructables.com/id/Stove-Top-Herb-Garden/
Portable Herb Garden, grow fresh herbs year round - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/W1T2/HW8SZH8M/FQ5W1T2HW8SZH8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/W1T2/HW8SZH8M/FQ5W1T2HW8SZH8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/W1T2/HW8SZH8M/FQ5W1T2HW8SZH8M.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,this is another application idea based from my original posts The Plant Arm and The Plant Shelf.i actually am trading this design for a couple of homemade candles with a friend from work. i will post the pictures once we exchange (posted above). i tried getting her to post an instructabl...
By: Akin Yildiz

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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:01:39 PDT
How to remove a tree stump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-tree-stump/
How to remove a tree stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/8E7G/HWAFSXZ3/FU68E7GHWAFSXZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/8E7G/HWAFSXZ3/FU68E7GHWAFSXZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/8E7G/HWAFSXZ3/FU68E7GHWAFSXZ3.SMALL.jpg nlinventor I'm trying to get a new potato garden ready for planting this season. Besides having to deal with lots of rocks in the garden, I had a fairly large tree right on the corner of the garden that I had to get rid of. I first cut the tree off with the chainsaw making sure I left a good long trunk sectio...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:39:50 PDT
Insulation for National Beehives http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulation-for-National-Beehives/
Insulation for National Beehives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2LJM/HW4OQ8KS/F9V2LJMHW4OQ8KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2LJM/HW4OQ8KS/F9V2LJMHW4OQ8KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/2LJM/HW4OQ8KS/F9V2LJMHW4OQ8KS.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat One of my favourite building materials is expanding foam and I was determined - for whatever reason I don't know - to make a beehive from it. Weeks later after I had completely forgotten about the idea, and talking to some fellow beekeepers about using rigid foam boards for insulation, I finally rea...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:13:00 PDT
Revamping An Old Barrel Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamping-An-Old-Barrel-Planter/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 04:35:59 PDT
Upside-down planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Upside-down-planter/
Upside-down planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/3M14/HW6HYN02/F563M14HW6HYN02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/3M14/HW6HYN02/F563M14HW6HYN02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/3M14/HW6HYN02/F563M14HW6HYN02.SMALL.jpg paintphone In this Instructable the use of a popular style of planter usually store bought with flowers in them or found at the end of peoples driveways in october (here in Ontario Canada)The tools needed for this Instructavle are as follows, - sizers or some snips - A thin sponge - A garden shovel or big spoo...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:10:33 PDT
Hanging Indoor Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Indoor-Herb-Garden/
Hanging Indoor Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/3YXQ/HW6SYVV4/F5X3YXQHW6SYVV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/3YXQ/HW6SYVV4/F5X3YXQHW6SYVV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/3YXQ/HW6SYVV4/F5X3YXQHW6SYVV4.SMALL.jpg peerys Create an indoor herb wall to pick fresh greens for all your meals. This is incredibly simple and insanely gratifying. Buy your materials The hardware is all from Ikea's Fintorp kitchen hanging system. 9 Fintorp flatware buckets (has pre-drilled holes in the bottom) : $3.99/ea9 packets of 4" Fin...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 17:06:56 PDT