Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 09:50:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Sleek Planter Box From Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sleek-Planter-Box-From-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 22:32:14 PDT
Starting Seeds in Egg Cartons http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-Seeds-in-Egg-Cartons/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 20:25:28 PDT
Thorn Removal Home Hack Urban Farming by openInvent http://www.instructables.com/id/Thorn-Removal-Home-Hack-Urban-Farming-by-OpenInven/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 15:17:41 PDT
Vermicomposting the Easy Way for the Urban Farmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vermicomposting-the-Easy-Way-for-the-Urban-Farmer/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 11:37:03 PDT
Terrace garden from DIY roof top kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrace-Garden-From-DIY-Roof-Top-Kit/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 08:55:13 PDT
3x1 selfwatering planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3x1-Selfwatering-Planter/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 05:42:50 PDT
Making an Inexpensive Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Inexpensive-Planter-Box/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 18:14:27 PDT
Something Wicking http://www.instructables.com/id/Something-Wicking/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 17:05:35 PDT
Urban Farming: Indoor Starter Plants From Seed http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Farming-Indoor-Starter-Plants-From-Seed/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 15:49:30 PDT
Rock Lawn Mining http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Lawn-Mining/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 04:51:30 PDT
Upright Pallet (Container) Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upright-Pallet-Container-Gardens/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:58:27 PDT
Urban Farming: Raised Bed Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Farming-Raised-Bed-Gardening/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:56:41 PDT
Mini hanging garden with recycled coffee pods http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hanging-Garden-With-Recycled-Coffee-Pods/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:50:13 PDT
3 Ways to Propagate Sansevierias Aka Snake Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Propagate-Sansevierias-Aka-Snake-Plants/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:22:36 PDT
Support Weak Stem in Custom Shape http://www.instructables.com/id/Support-Weak-Stem-in-Custom-Shape/
Support Weak Stem in Custom Shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/G3QD/INKJNKAQ/F34G3QDINKJNKAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/G3QD/INKJNKAQ/F34G3QDINKJNKAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/G3QD/INKJNKAQ/F34G3QDINKJNKAQ.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This Instructables show how to shape the weak stem plant in an indoor area. Why? I start plant tomato in the office a few months ago, the stem growth very long and cannot support itself. I don't want it affect other colleague, so need to do something to control it. Preparation WireI have 1 m u...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:24:51 PDT
Simple Hydroponics Wick System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hydroponics-Wick-System/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:18:55 PDT
Solar Powered Air-Lift Irrigation http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Air-Lift-Irrigation/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:13:13 PDT
Introduction to Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Aquaponics/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:03:21 PDT
How to Plant Really Small Seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plant-Really-Small-Seeds/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:39:18 PDT
Wheatgrass in Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheatgrass-in-Glass/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:57:15 PDT
Urban Farming: Raising Backyard Chickens http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Farming-Raising-Backyard-Chickens/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:28:24 PDT
Hanging Gardens NOT of Babylon http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Gardens-NOT-of-Babylon/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:12:33 PDT
DIY Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) Hydroponic System! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nutrient-Film-Technique-NFT-Hydroponic-System/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:10:27 PDT
Wine Cork Garden Edging http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Garden-Edging/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:10:48 PDT
Earth Day Garden Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Earth-Day-Garden-Sign/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:54:41 PDT
Seed Saving Envelopes http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Saving-Envelopes/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:21:31 PDT
DIY Plant Manager http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plant-Manager/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:25:23 PDT
Garden Wash Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Wash-Station/
Garden Wash Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/U5X0/INI7T72M/FAPU5X0INI7T72M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/U5X0/INI7T72M/FAPU5X0INI7T72M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/U5X0/INI7T72M/FAPU5X0INI7T72M.SMALL.jpg amtrudell It's nice to have place where you can quickly wash your hands when you've been mucking about with soil or just weeding without your gloves on, or to wash the soil from your radishes, onions or beets before bringing them into the kitchen.I have a simple one for my kitchen garden and a more elaborate ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:02:49 PDT
Self watering bucket garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Bucket-Garden/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:08:36 PDT
Easy-Watering Tomato Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Watering-Tomato-Pot/
Easy-Watering Tomato Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/HQO8/INGBGXN2/F83HQO8INGBGXN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/HQO8/INGBGXN2/F83HQO8INGBGXN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/HQO8/INGBGXN2/F83HQO8INGBGXN2.SMALL.jpg amtrudell A challenge with tomatoes is keeping them watered while ensuring they develop strong roots, especially when you want to grow them in a pot because of limited space. Deep roots develop when there is deep watering. If you are in an area with drought and/or water restrictions you want to make every d...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 04:01:29 PDT
From waste to tabletop planter for sunroom http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Waste-to-Tabletop-Planter-or-Flower-Vase/
From waste to tabletop planter for sunroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWJ/6TL6/INER56RI/FWJ6TL6INER56RI.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWJ/6TL6/INER56RI/FWJ6TL6INER56RI.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWJ/6TL6/INER56RI/FWJ6TL6INER56RI.SMALL.jpg Ugofirst A very old jar and fountain recovered from a abandoned farm Making the handle and painting Make the handle with a 30 cms of tin slice, riveted to the jar and then painted with a anti rust paint and it recovers the original beauty of its shape Giving it antique glamour Using a kit like this we ...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:10:25 PDT
Macrame Plant Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Macrame-Plant-Hanger/
Macrame Plant Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5B6/ING9B919/FSXZ5B6ING9B919.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5B6/ING9B919/FSXZ5B6ING9B919.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5B6/ING9B919/FSXZ5B6ING9B919.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Since I got my new puppy from the Animal shelter, I've been busy moving things up and out of his reach. I've got several plants that I don't want him getting into so I decided the best thing to do was make a few plant hangers for the front porch. I've chosen a combination of simple macramé and basic...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:09:43 PDT
Urban Mushroom Farming http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Mushroom-Farming/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:40:34 PDT
Laundry Tub Lettuce Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Tub-Lettuce-Bed/
Laundry Tub Lettuce Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/XA82/IN360DXV/FSLXA82IN360DXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/XA82/IN360DXV/FSLXA82IN360DXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/XA82/IN360DXV/FSLXA82IN360DXV.SMALL.jpg amtrudell Laundry tubs are still sold in stores, but I've accumulated four of them as discards -- one came out of my own basement, and three of them were left out on boulevards (the strip between sidewalk and street) in my neighborhood.These tubs are roughly 20 inches square and 12 inches deep standing on a b...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:21:21 PDT
How to Grow Cucumber Indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Cucumber-Indoors/
How to Grow Cucumber Indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/64P7/INETUT7E/F0Z64P7INETUT7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/64P7/INETUT7E/F0Z64P7INETUT7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/64P7/INETUT7E/F0Z64P7INETUT7E.SMALL.jpg violin_tan My family and I loves cucumbers and its a great summer fruit. However with limited space, I have to grow them indoors by the window. And with a limited budget to match, I repurposed a towel rack into a cucumber trellis and an old bucket as a pot. You will need the following itemsstanding towel rack1...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:57:58 PDT
Lucky Bamboo: Let's Grow It Indoor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucky-Bamboo-Lets-Grow-It-Indoor/
Lucky Bamboo: Let's Grow It Indoor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/MT90/INC0CNN7/F6NMT90INC0CNN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/MT90/INC0CNN7/F6NMT90INC0CNN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/MT90/INC0CNN7/F6NMT90INC0CNN7.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hello, Hola, Hai, Hey, apa kabar?I hope you in the good condition.Now, I'll tell you my experience of growing Lucky Bamboo indoor.I love growing Lucky Bamboo indoor. It makes my house fresh. Lucky Bamboo is an easy-to-care plants. You leave it in the water, it will rooting and grow. You Need Luck...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:47:46 PDT
Compact Wicking Irrigation : A Pauper Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Wicking-Irrigation-a-Pauper-Solution/
Compact Wicking Irrigation : A Pauper Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/LK6W/INDEFI96/FLZLK6WINDEFI96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/LK6W/INDEFI96/FLZLK6WINDEFI96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/LK6W/INDEFI96/FLZLK6WINDEFI96.SMALL.jpg IbniH Soon I will have my 2 weeks vacation. What about my garden? Who will nanny sit it?Thinking...Thinking...Thinking...Eureka!Let's make a wicking system. Items 1.5 liter plastic drinking bottleAquarium filter1" PVC T connector5" PVC tube2 bamboo skewer1 golf ball2 package of dark soil(Items that I f...
By: IbniH

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:30:58 PDT
Portable Deep Water Hydroponics (With Lights!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Deep-Water-Hydroponics/
Portable Deep Water Hydroponics (With Lights!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9HJV/INC1354Y/FHA9HJVINC1354Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9HJV/INC1354Y/FHA9HJVINC1354Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9HJV/INC1354Y/FHA9HJVINC1354Y.SMALL.jpg AlexH18 To me, urban farming is about maximizing yield in tight spaces. I think this design does just that. You can see in my pictures a happy, healthy "Wenk's Yellow Hots" pepper plant. This method of growing is fantastic for peppers and tomatoes! I used all readily sourced materials from either Amazon.com...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:36:38 PDT
Shrimp Plant Needs A Good Pruning Every Year http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrimp-Plant-Needs-a-Good-Pruning-Every-Year/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:37:08 PDT
KOKEDAMA: A Unique Way to Grow a Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/苔玉-KOKEDAMA-a-Unique-Way-to-Grow-a-Plant/
KOKEDAMA: A Unique Way to Grow a Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/8DJD/INAJLN1C/F4C8DJDINAJLN1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/8DJD/INAJLN1C/F4C8DJDINAJLN1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/8DJD/INAJLN1C/F4C8DJDINAJLN1C.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Wow! So many ways to make our house green and beauty. Plant is one of them. The conventional way to keep the plant may be such a boring thing. Japan has a creative one and I will tell you how to make 苔玉 by myself.PS: 苔玉 Kokedama! You need: SoilManure Water Plants (I choose false daisies in this p...
By: balsuryana

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:32:58 PDT
Coconut Husk Planter for Orchid http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Husk-Planter-for-Orchid/
Coconut Husk Planter for Orchid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/HJEZ/INALQ3CR/F6FHJEZINALQ3CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/HJEZ/INALQ3CR/F6FHJEZINALQ3CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/HJEZ/INALQ3CR/F6FHJEZINALQ3CR.SMALL.jpg IbniH Recently, I'm having an interest into cultivate an orchid. However, I don't have an orchid. Luckly, one day my friend heard my plead. He gave me plenty. (Wow, how big was my smile at that time!)Now, the main question is how to plant it. My friend said that an orchid will look best in nature. It stru...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 03:03:12 PDT
How to light-weighted your planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Light-weighted-Your-Planter/
How to light-weighted your planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/UTTY/INALQ38T/FO1UTTYINALQ38T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/UTTY/INALQ38T/FO1UTTYINALQ38T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/UTTY/INALQ38T/FO1UTTYINALQ38T.SMALL.jpg IbniH A planter when it is full of dirt and plant may weight a lot. It is heavy and difficult to lift when we decide to move it to a new location. When it's full loaded with dirt and plant, it could be more than 20kg. It's a back breaker job. I know because previously, I had that incident.Here, I'll show ...
By: IbniH

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 02:53:25 PDT
Como Tener Una Planta De Tomate En 15 Dias http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Tener-Una-Planta-De-Tomate-En-15-Dias/
Como Tener Una Planta De Tomate En 15 Dias - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/ABMJ/INAC5L0X/F2MABMJINAC5L0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/ABMJ/INAC5L0X/F2MABMJINAC5L0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/ABMJ/INAC5L0X/F2MABMJINAC5L0X.SMALL.jpg La Huertina De Toni En el articulo de hoy podemos ver en el vídeo como podemos hacer para tener una planta de tomate a través de un esquejes, fácilmente sin ningún tipo de productos extras como enraizantes , etc.Para empezar necesitamos un chupon de tomate, que podemos conseguir en nuestro huerto de nuestras propias pl...
By: La Huertina De Toni

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:07:58 PDT
Grow Basil Easily at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Basil-Easily-at-Home/
Grow Basil Easily at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/JKHT/IN7QVDHX/FD6JKHTIN7QVDHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/JKHT/IN7QVDHX/FD6JKHTIN7QVDHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/JKHT/IN7QVDHX/FD6JKHTIN7QVDHX.SMALL.jpg DamianTheGreat Basil is used in many cooking recipes , so being able to grow some at home will allow you to have access to fresh basil for your cooking needs. Its a very small plant that takes minimal effort to grow. Use a small container that you can put in a sunny place bigger containers will not work well wh...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:11:52 PDT
Garden Dibbles http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Dibbles/
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By: Chris Martin Woodworking

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:43:33 PDT
Paper Pot Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Pot-Maker/
Paper Pot Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/WPQA/IN7GKRB1/FATWPQAIN7GKRB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/WPQA/IN7GKRB1/FATWPQAIN7GKRB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/WPQA/IN7GKRB1/FATWPQAIN7GKRB1.SMALL.jpg Chris Martin Woodworking Here I will show you the steps needed to make a newspaper pot maker turned from a lathe. Blanks needed are 3 1/2" round or squared to be round no smaller than 3/12" in dia. Tools used : Lathe , Bandsaw Lathe tools : 3/4" spindle roughing gouge , 1/2 " spindle gouge ,1/2 " skew , 3/4 " negative rake ...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:30:37 PDT
Mini Greenhouse from Upcycled Egg Cartons http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Greenhouse-From-Upcycled-Egg-Cartons/
Mini Greenhouse from Upcycled Egg Cartons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/6TF0/IN69B2FH/F7C6TF0IN69B2FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/6TF0/IN69B2FH/F7C6TF0IN69B2FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/6TF0/IN69B2FH/F7C6TF0IN69B2FH.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Mini Greenhouse from Upcycled Egg CartonsYou can have a nice place to start some seedlings and reuse those egg cartons that you would normally throw away (recycle). The greenhouse sports 12 biodegradable 'paper pots' that you can separate and plant directly into your garden after the seedlings are ...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 22:25:35 PDT
$10-15 Automatic Digital Soil Moisture Relay http://www.instructables.com/id/10-15-Automatic-Waterer/
$10-15 Automatic Digital Soil Moisture Relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/UEB2/IN6BEBO0/FD0UEB2IN6BEBO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/UEB2/IN6BEBO0/FD0UEB2IN6BEBO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/UEB2/IN6BEBO0/FD0UEB2IN6BEBO0.SMALL.jpg JoeH88 The main ingredients for this are dirt cheap, no need for arduino or raspberry pi. About this Project In another of my instructables I built a small solar hydroponic system. In it I had mentioned that I discovered the $8 digital timer I was using had a reset that could be set off by a relay. Well...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:33:51 PDT
Mini Raised Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Raised-Bed/
Mini Raised Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RS63/IN4TTKJ0/FBQRS63IN4TTKJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RS63/IN4TTKJ0/FBQRS63IN4TTKJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/RS63/IN4TTKJ0/FBQRS63IN4TTKJ0.SMALL.jpg amtrudell You can easily make a 2' x 3' (suitable for square foot gardening) or 2 1/2' x 2 1/2' (suitable for a zucchini) raised bed from 2 pieces of 5' cedar fence lumber. This size is a modest beginning for an urban garden or fits into an odd nook to expand an existing garden. Gather your materials Th...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:27 PDT
Anti-escaping clay pellet project http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-escaping-Clay-Pellet-Project/
Anti-escaping clay pellet project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XO7O/IN3GIMCB/F3VXO7OIN3GIMCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XO7O/IN3GIMCB/F3VXO7OIN3GIMCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/XO7O/IN3GIMCB/F3VXO7OIN3GIMCB.SMALL.jpg Jimmy-Mace-GR-donia Do you use clay pellets but the hole at the plant pot's bottom are big which leads the clay pellets to escape and you would like a way to contain them from getting out ? Look no further....This is a kind of simple, easy and rather cheat way to stop the GREAT clay pellet ESCAPE from occurring again. ...
By: Jimmy-Mace-GR-donia

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:18:33 PDT