Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 21:32:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Drying Herbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Drying-Herbs/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:35:35 PDT
Jeans tool belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeans-tool-belt/
Jeans tool belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/OEAI/IA56XLLN/FBEOEAIIA56XLLN.SMALL.jpg ChiaraC A very easy way to make a hardy toolbelt in no time. Materials an old pair of jeans scissors The cut Cut the legs of the jeans following the dashed line on the picture. Start from the inner part and be careful not to cut the pockets: you will need them!Cut the zipper to fully open the trouse...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:04:08 PDT
yard art glass flower http://www.instructables.com/id/yard-art-glass-flower/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:54:14 PDT
How to QUICKLY Root/Propagate Succulents from Leaves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-QUICKLY-RootPropagate-Succulents-from-Leave/
How to QUICKLY Root/Propagate Succulents from Leaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/A3ER/IA4FP1W8/FH0A3ERIA4FP1W8.SMALL.jpg beamerpook Succulents will root without any human intervention/interference whatsoever. Most will sprout roots and form new plants wherever they fall, be it the patio floor under the parent plant, or the trunk of the car where some busy mom knocked off a few leaves. However, it can take weeks and weeks for M...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:33:30 PDT
Homemade Herb Oils http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Essential-Oils/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:24:24 PDT
How to Make Seed Tape with Seeds of Any Size http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Seed-Tape-with-Seeds-of-Any-Size/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 20:09:37 PDT
Backyard Garden 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-2015/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:38:32 PDT
How to Soak and Plant ITTY-BITTY Seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Soak-and-Plant-ITTY-BITTY-Seeds/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 19:13:32 PDT
Planta Rhei: everything flows. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planta-Rhei-everything-flows/
Planta Rhei: everything flows. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SMALL.jpg ChiaraC How to make a nice and colorful panel of plants without having to spend lot of time watering it. What you need pallet (I found a small one, that is better suited for me, because I have little space available) hangable small containers (BYGEL by IKEA or similar, the important thing is that th...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 08:52:44 PDT
Make Your Own Planting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Planting-Board/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 11:30:45 PDT
Vegetable Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Garden/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 10:31:10 PDT
Como Reproducir Albahaca Por Esqueje http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Reproducir-Albahaca-Por-Esqueje/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:17:53 PDT
Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Greenhouse-2/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 14:53:44 PDT
How to Build A Lasagna Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Lasagna-Bed/
How to Build A Lasagna Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/J96A/I9UDQSHU/FHGJ96AI9UDQSHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/J96A/I9UDQSHU/FHGJ96AI9UDQSHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/J96A/I9UDQSHU/FHGJ96AI9UDQSHU.SMALL.jpg Alee503 Introduction: Lasagna gardening is a no-dig, no-till organic gardening method that results in rich, fluffy soil with very little work from the gardener. Creating a lasagna bed will result in soil that is alive with microorganisms, your plants will thrive. Gardeners everywhere will benefit fr...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 12:24:46 PDT
DIY Terrarium - Spring Room Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Terrarium-Spring-Room-Decor/
DIY Terrarium - Spring Room Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/60CW/I9UDDDMW/FRC60CWI9UDDDMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/60CW/I9UDDDMW/FRC60CWI9UDDDMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/60CW/I9UDDDMW/FRC60CWI9UDDDMW.SMALL.jpg MaliniC This DIY Terrarium is super cute and a great Spring Decor piece for your room, desk, kitchen, or basically anywhere! Watch the video for more detailed instructions and visuals! You will need: -A medium glass container-Potting soil-Small stones-Activated charcoal (I got mine from the pet store, it...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 18:15:01 PDT
DIY Rain Barrel - sized for an apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rain-Barrel-sized-for-an-apartment/
DIY Rain Barrel - sized for an apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/TBIQ/I9UDCKOY/FWITBIQI9UDCKOY.SMALL.jpg chriselsasser A simple step by step guide by @chriselsasser. ** Before starting you can check your local rain-water collection regulations at http://www.enlight-inc.com/blog/?p=1036 Materials & tools list All of the items you will need for the project. I’ll always recommend supporting your local hardwar...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 16:20:27 PDT
Plant caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-caddy/
Plant caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/S2MU/I9SMWJAR/FJ2S2MUI9SMWJAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/S2MU/I9SMWJAR/FJ2S2MUI9SMWJAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/S2MU/I9SMWJAR/FJ2S2MUI9SMWJAR.SMALL.jpg vsolymossy If you have potted plants, you probably already know that moving them may be a quite challenging task. Everytime I have to clean my balcony's floor I remember how heavy my plants are... The solution is placing them on plant caddies. You can find plant caddies in a wide variety of styles and material...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 06:36:01 PDT
Family herb garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-herb-garden/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:49:34 PDT
Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponics-1/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:22:12 PDT
Easy Garden Key Hide http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Key-Hide/
Easy Garden Key Hide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/INXH/I9Q9NHDE/FNCINXHI9Q9NHDE.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Under the mat is way too obvious, and many of the commercially available key hides (i.e. fake rocks) look a little odd in an apartment courtyard setting. So where can you hide an emergency key that will look totally seamless with the surroundings and be easy to access when you need it?In this Ible I...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 21:46:50 PDT
​Coffee Sleeve bio degradable starter pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Sleeve-bio-degradable-starter-pots/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 13:32:39 PDT
New to Gardening? FREE and CHEAP ways to make your Garden Thrive! http://www.instructables.com/id/New-to-Gardening-FREE-and-CHEAP-ways-to-make-your-/
New to Gardening? FREE and CHEAP ways to make your Garden Thrive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/NUO4/I9UE36R3/F0DNUO4I9UE36R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/NUO4/I9UE36R3/F0DNUO4I9UE36R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/NUO4/I9UE36R3/F0DNUO4I9UE36R3.SMALL.jpg pnutbutta4me These are free and low cost ways to grow your own vegetable plants and beautiful flower beds. You can pay a fortune at the chain hardware , and they prey on those new to the growing game. Here are tricks handed down for generations in my family. We grow beautiful vegetable plants that feed us all su...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 11:20:01 PDT
Shining rocks (solar lamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shining-rocks-solar-lamps/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 03:43:21 PDT
Backyard Miniature garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Miniature-garden/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 23:57:52 PDT
Barrel Gardens: Big Value in a Small Package http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Gardens-Big-Value-in-a-Small-Package/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:50:17 PDT
Garden Trellis http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Trellis/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:48:54 PDT
Bonzai Buds http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonzai-Buds/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:47:37 PDT
Backyard Ebb and Flow Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Ebb-and-Flow-Hydroponics/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:51:36 PDT
Make Yourself an Olla (Oy-Uh!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-an-Olla-Oy-Uh/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:33:15 PDT
Acquaponics Payphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Acquaponics-Payphone/
Acquaponics Payphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/1K52/I9JRA8YF/FCM1K52I9JRA8YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/1K52/I9JRA8YF/FCM1K52I9JRA8YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/1K52/I9JRA8YF/FCM1K52I9JRA8YF.SMALL.jpg ameliathomas ‘Hack Lab’ is a two-unit Annenberg Collaboratory class offered at the University of Southern California where students get the opportunity to re-imagine a payphone. As technology progresses, the use of payphones become obsolete. This course centers on changing a payphone to become a portal of loca...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:52:52 PDT
Miniature Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Gardens/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 07:54:17 PDT
Weta hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/Weta-hotel/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:44:45 PDT
Making Seed Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Seed-Tape/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 15:40:19 PDT
Getting Started Square Foot Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Above-Ground-Square-Inch-Gardening/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 05:31:57 PDT
Sub Irrigation Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Irrigation-Planter-Box/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:50:14 PDT
raised garden http://www.instructables.com/id/raised-garden-2/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 01:11:35 PDT
Clip-on Hydroponic Wall Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Clip-on-Hydroponic-Wall-Garden/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 11:12:24 PDT
How to Prepare Peat Moss for Flytraps, Sundews and other Carnivorous Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-Peat-Moss-for-Flytraps-Sundews-and-/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 07:43:39 PDT
Garden Walk reconstitution http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Walk-reconstitution/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 21:02:34 PDT
Gardening without earth http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-without-earth/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 11:00:45 PDT
Arduino Egg Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Egg-Incubator/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 06:46:44 PDT
Reclaimed Garden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Garden-Gate/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 06:19:48 PDT
Easy, high success rate, seed or cutting starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-high-success-rate-seed-or-cutting-starter/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 15:07:50 PDT
3m Geodesic Dome Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/3m-Geodesic-Dome-Greenhouse/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 13:39:44 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Make a Sub-Irrigated Garden Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Planter-Ladder/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:50:47 PDT
How to find and share (wild) Lily of the Valley http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-and-share-wild-Lily-of-the-Valley/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:22:43 PDT
30 Gallon Water Barel Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Gallon-Water-Barel-Planter/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:59:52 PDT
Window Box Planter Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Box-Planter-Stairs/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:04:42 PDT
How to grow seedlings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-seedlings/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:14:33 PDT