Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:21:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Hydroponic Wall Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Wall-Unit/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:25:11 PST
Indoor raspberry grow light test http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-raspberry-grow-light-test/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:16:35 PST
Backpack swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-swing/
Backpack swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/HJD9/I3PK1DMX/FLMHJD9I3PK1DMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/HJD9/I3PK1DMX/FLMHJD9I3PK1DMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/HJD9/I3PK1DMX/FLMHJD9I3PK1DMX.SMALL.jpg MaartenA1 Using this instructable you can build a swing in a few hours. This swing can be used to read books wherever you want, whenever you want. Because the swing is made of a simple backpack, you can easily transport the swing itself and your book. Materials To make this swing you need:- 1 backpack- 4 ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:54:40 PST
Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-1/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:40:46 PST
Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:22:28 PST
My Little Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Little-Greenhouse/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:26:34 PST
Self Watering Pot under SGD $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Pot-under-5/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:20:40 PST
Balcony Gardener http://www.instructables.com/id/Balcony-Gardener/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:41:15 PST
Green House http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-House/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:33:03 PST
Garden Planter In The Shape Of A Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Planter-In-The-Shape-Of-A-Boat/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:21:52 PST
Cheap Easy indoor plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-indoor-plants/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:23:35 PST
DIY Garden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Garden-Sword/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:28:44 PST
growing lentils http://www.instructables.com/id/growing-lentils/
growing lentils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/VZS4/I3BH8XGS/F1MVZS4I3BH8XGS.SMALL.jpg char6708 Lentils are easy to grow and need sunlight. They are fast growing and will sprout with in a few days. Supplies paper towelspotting soillentils Prepare container make sure your container is 4-5 inches tallpoke holes in the bottom for drainage Prepare lentils get a piece of plastic tupperwa...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 22:05:22 PST
Bamboo Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Fence/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 23:00:20 PST
IKEA HACK MODULAR STACKABLE HYDROPONIC WINDOW GARDEN http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-MODULAR-STACKABLE-HYDROPONIC-WINDOW-GARD/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:13:26 PST
Easy Moss Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Moss-Garden/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:33:41 PST
easy mini greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-mini-greenhouse/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:05:54 PST
Sowing sweet peas and managing raspberry plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Sowing-sweet-peas-and-managing-raspberry-plants/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:21:20 PST
Chic and Simple Carnivorous Plant Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-and-Simple-Carnivorous-Plant-Terrariums/
Chic and Simple Carnivorous Plant Terrariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/W6XZ/I301MPEK/F28W6XZI301MPEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/W6XZ/I301MPEK/F28W6XZI301MPEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/W6XZ/I301MPEK/F28W6XZI301MPEK.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Carnivorous plants are fascinating, and come in so many exciting varieties. Chances are that you've given a venus fly trap a shot at some point, but it didn't last long. The mass merchant garden stores that sell carnivorous plants rarely have much info how to keep them thriving once you bring them...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:34:15 PST
re-pot a Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/re-pot-a-Plant/
re-pot a Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/WEC9/I2XTTHGS/FSIWEC9I2XTTHGS.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.Today I would like to share with you how I change the soil of my indoor plants and check for root growth. We will also be using perlite to mix soil. .Checklist;soilperlite (optional)bedrock (optional)a wide bucketplants Get your plants ready for transplanting i usually wait unt...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:05:44 PST
Branch Cairn http://www.instructables.com/id/Branch-Cairn/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:12:05 PST
Plant monitoring and care - using the Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-monitoring-and-care-using-the-Intel-Edison/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:38:42 PST
Male-Male, Female-Female garden hose adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Male-Male-Female-Female-garden-hose-adaptor/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:13:39 PST
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
Portable Plant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Plant-Light/
Portable Plant Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KMDZ/I2LM4Z24/FQ6KMDZI2LM4Z24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KMDZ/I2LM4Z24/FQ6KMDZI2LM4Z24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/KMDZ/I2LM4Z24/FQ6KMDZI2LM4Z24.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,.In this instructable I will be sharing with you how to make a portable plant light. The light can be made custom size/shape and even the color of lights can be adjusted per situation.!.You can grow plants indoors at any time, no sun light is needed. and if you don't know how to garden...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:02:49 PST
Smart Pot System http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Pot-System/
Smart Pot System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1BIA/I2LM4YNP/F871BIAI2LM4YNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1BIA/I2LM4YNP/F871BIAI2LM4YNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/1BIA/I2LM4YNP/F871BIAI2LM4YNP.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,UPDATE: Glow-a-Pot ( rgb led notifier ).today I would like to share with you how to make a smart pot system. the cool thing about this system is that it can be attached to any existing plant pot. and requires no previous electrical or gardening experience to use and/or build.!.water se...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:01:04 PST
Mini Root Cellar in stair well. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Root-Cellar-in-stair-well/
Mini Root Cellar in stair well. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/71SO/I2CVHLPI/FMA71SOI2CVHLPI.SMALL.jpg Moose Dr I grew a serious amount of potatoes and carrots this summer. I needed a way to store them. It dawned on me that if I could put a small root cellar in my back stairwell, I would be able to store my produce. I really liked the idea that the door would serve as the door to my root cellar.It also daw...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:19:30 PST
Plant a Prickly Pear Cactus http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-a-Prickly-Pear-Cactus/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:53:52 PST
Concrete planter and concrete 'pillow' plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-planter-and-pillow-plate/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 15:12:53 PST
Portable garden pumps http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-garden-pumps/
Portable garden pumps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/LYV3/I24M8UPV/FPQLYV3I24M8UPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/LYV3/I24M8UPV/FPQLYV3I24M8UPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/LYV3/I24M8UPV/FPQLYV3I24M8UPV.SMALL.jpg TXTurner With my raised garden beds over 200 feet from my home water sources, I needed a way to keep the beds well watered and the wicking reservoir full. Dragging hoses and using city water obviously is not a decent answer, especially when it comes time to re-roll the hoses and mow the lawn. Here is a dece...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 11:47:52 PST
Two Pallets Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Pallets-Herb-Trough/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 11:08:42 PDT
SUGRU repair upcycled tin sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/SUGRU-repair-upcycled-tin-sheets/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:23:41 PDT
Use SUGRU to repair water butt http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-SUGRU-to-repair-water-butt/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Sideways Grow box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sideways-Grow-box/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:23:08 PDT
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Wrap-Up-Cocoon-with-Environmental-Monitori/
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Some might say I am slightly obsessive about beehive insulation for the winter, but I am only guided by other beekeeper's experiences in my neighbourhood. Two years ago people were losing 2/3 of their bees due to the cold and they're still not insulating their hives. Now, I have come up with a third...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:21:08 PDT
Hose nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hose-nozzle/
Hose nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SMALL.jpg motoring This is a simple lathe project that involves the basic of turning and thread cutting. Select materials I used 25mm alloy hexCould use 16-25mm hex. Brass would also be fine Face cutting and center drilling Holding the hex in the lathe center drill and face cut Drill the hole out to 12mm an...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:25:44 PDT
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Pallet Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Flower-Bed-Trough/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:23:05 PDT
Winterize your Plants and Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-Plants-and-Garden/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:13:11 PDT
Winterize your garden with a cold frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-garden-with-a-cold-frame/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:51 PDT
DIY outdoor fireplace with grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-outdoor-fireplace-with-grill/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:54:22 PDT
DIY Small Pond Filer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Pond-Filer/
DIY Small Pond Filer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/MJM2/I155B8C0/FGPMJM2I155B8C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/MJM2/I155B8C0/FGPMJM2I155B8C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/MJM2/I155B8C0/FGPMJM2I155B8C0.SMALL.jpg alm865 This Instructable details how to make a super cheap reusable pond filter. I built one to clean up excess algae and dirt floating around in my pond that the aerators stir up.The pond filter is approximately $10 to $40 to make (depending on what glues / parts you already have, I already had a pump and...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:23:35 PDT
Bush trimming http://www.instructables.com/id/Bush-trimming/
Bush trimming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7MJS/I13EB10T/FDI7MJSI13EB10T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7MJS/I13EB10T/FDI7MJSI13EB10T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7MJS/I13EB10T/FDI7MJSI13EB10T.SMALL.jpg AmateurBuilder If you need another idea for trimming your cypress bushes in your garden, try this one. A square pyramid. Why not? When the bush is tall enough and strong to stand this trimming, take care to provide the special design you prefer, little by little. You can use big special tools. or smaller o...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:30:13 PDT
Winterize Your Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-Your-Plants/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:23:47 PDT
How to grow wild mushrooms mycelium from spores (experimental) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-wild-mushrooms-mycelium-from-spores-ex/
How to grow wild mushrooms mycelium from spores (experimental) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/18ZV/I0YG22BE/FOJ18ZVI0YG22BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/18ZV/I0YG22BE/FOJ18ZVI0YG22BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/18ZV/I0YG22BE/FOJ18ZVI0YG22BE.SMALL.jpg timbit1985 Life on earth, as we know it, wouldn't exist without mushrooms. Mushroom's are the fruiting bodies (reproductive structures) of mycelium. You can think of mycelium like an apple tree, and the mushroom is akin to an apple. Fungi produce fruiting bodies, so as to distribute spores over a large geograp...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 14:08:19 PDT
How to Build a Firewood Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Firewood-Fence/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:25:42 PDT
New tool handle from scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/New-tool-handle-from-scraps/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:49:08 PDT
Easy, Cheap Cactus/Desert Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-CactusDesert-Terrarium/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:31:03 PDT
DIY Infrared Plant Analysis http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Infrared-Plant-Analysis/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:42:40 PDT
Germinating Clivia's in decomposable container http://www.instructables.com/id/Germinating-Clivias-in-decomposable-container/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:16:32 PDT