Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:39:46 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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 sync and one without. The photos are for the heat sync version since that is what I made.Parts Flexible LED Strip ($7.19 for 5630 type, over 4000 lumens) Power Supply ($8.96 for...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:39 PST
Row cover hot house http://www.instructables.com/id/Row-cover-hot-house/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:15:58 PST
Umbrella watered plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-watered-plant/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:07:42 PST
Grow Light System PVC frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Light-System-PVC-frame/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:40:15 PST
Mason Bee House http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Bee-House/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:34:52 PST
Indoor Automatic Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Automatic-Plant-Watering-System/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:58:36 PST
Plank Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plank-Planter/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:25:14 PST
Guardian of the Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Guardian-of-the-Garden-1/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:01:30 PST
My hanging garden http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hanging-garden/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:34:14 PST
Recycled greenhouse in 30 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-greenhouse-in-30-minutes/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 13:36:51 PST
Roadsign Garden Reminders http://www.instructables.com/id/Roadsign-Garden-Reminders/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:47:48 PST
Automatic Plant Watering Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-Device/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:19:26 PST
Winter heating indoor garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-heating-indoor-garden/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:16:37 PST
Lasers + Scrabble = Garden Markers for Grandma http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasers-Scrabble-Garden-Markers-for-Grandma/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:23:55 PST
Miniature Garden in Nutshell http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Garden-in-Nutshell/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:44:47 PST
Mini Moss Garden from Backyard Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Moss-Garden-from-Backyard-Materials/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 18:16:02 PST
Plant grounding hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-grounding-hack/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:56:48 PST
Mini Apartment Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Planter-Trinket-box/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:41:59 PST
Ebb and Flow Aquaponics for the Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebb-and-Flow-Aquaponics-for-the-Office/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 15:41:15 PST
How to install irrigation timer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-irrigation-timer/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 09:28:24 PST
Winter rooting and bulb forcing http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-rooting-and-bulb-forcing/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:22:10 PST
Road Runner Lawn Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Runner-Lawn-Art/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:11:17 PST
Plant Watering with the Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Watering-with-Spark-Core/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:19:21 PST
Aquaponics with Existing Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponics-with-Existing-Aquarium/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 07:10:36 PST
Easy Plant Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Plant-Press/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:58:10 PST
Hobbit / Gnome Hole Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobbit-Gnome-Hole-Door/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 12:51:20 PST
Passive irrigation system sand filter from scrap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-irrigation-system-sand-filter-from-scrap/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:43:36 PST
Cactus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cactus-1/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:37:04 PST
Harry Potter Mandrake Root http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Mandrake-Root/
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:03:24 PST
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light-4/
LED Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/A19O/I3VHZGJ6/FFTA19OI3VHZGJ6.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.I am going to share with you how to make a cheap yet very powerful grow light. this 12Watt - wide spectrum led light will flourish your plants ($7.88 / year). almost every part can be found around the house or at a thrift store - cost is ~$15..advantages to CFL:- almost impossible ...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:21:07 PST
Grow Little terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Little-terrariums/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:34:08 PST
How to make a cactus terrarium - easy and cheap way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cactus-terrarium-easy-and-cheap-way/
How to make a cactus terrarium - easy and cheap way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/6EQE/I3XTVP8P/FZZ6EQEI3XTVP8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/6EQE/I3XTVP8P/FZZ6EQEI3XTVP8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/6EQE/I3XTVP8P/FZZ6EQEI3XTVP8P.SMALL.jpg pvalyk I found on web some info regarding terrariums and also I like the idea of home garden (my balcony is full with pots of pepper, mint and basil) and then I found an I article regarding a sealed glass which hasn't been opened since forever. http://www.boredpanda.com/sealed-bottle-garden-da...A terrari...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:00:13 PST
Recycled Bottle Self Watering Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Bottle-Self-Watering-Hydroponics/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:52:46 PST
Hydroponic Wall Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Wall-Unit/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:25:11 PST
http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-raspberry-grow-light-test/
- More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/MFX6/I3U1BM9K/F8PMFX6I3U1BM9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/MFX6/I3U1BM9K/F8PMFX6I3U1BM9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/MFX6/I3U1BM9K/F8PMFX6I3U1BM9K.SMALL.jpg BerryF Indoor raspberry grow light test Hello, it's my first project with LED grow light. Step 1: LED's for life First I took 8 x 3W LEDs 2 of blue and 6 of red ones. Made the coolling system with aluminium metal plate and fan. First my LED grow light system was just attached to regular table. For...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:16:35 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/
Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IQBP/I3R6XUAQ/FMMIQBPI3R6XUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IQBP/I3R6XUAQ/FMMIQBPI3R6XUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/IQBP/I3R6XUAQ/FMMIQBPI3R6XUAQ.SMALL.jpg coxperlman A way to set your garden apart from the rest is by having planter boxes. These boxes allow for a unique design and an organized look to your garden. They also allow you to have a garden in any location you desire. Our motivation to complete this assignment began when our instructor bestowed upon us ...
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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
Living Bouquet-Grow Plants in Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-and-Succulent-Bouquet/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 22:45:02 PST
growing lentils http://www.instructables.com/id/growing-lentils/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 22:05:22 PST