Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:12:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 the Plant Arm basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Arm-basic/
the Plant Arm basic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/WO4D/I05F490U/F2UWO4DI05F490U.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world, I am the Plant Arm basic...I help plants grow in dark places - no sun needed. I can easily be attached to any existing plant pot and provide light to the plant. Do you work in a windowless office space, or maybe your house doesn't get any direct sunlight - no problem, the plant arm is h...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:12:23 PDT
the Plant Pot basic http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Pot-basic/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:40:33 PDT
indoor tomato grower - bucket update http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-tomato-grower-bucket-update/
indoor tomato grower - bucket update - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/OOQ9/I028YCID/FJFOOQ9I028YCID.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,this is the first major update to my original post " indoor tomato grower ".in this instructable I will be sharing with you the progress my tomato plants made and also share with you couple of my gardening tips/tricks, such as; how to mix soil how to transplant plants how to wa...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:23:34 PDT
Mini Zen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Zen-Garden/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:42:31 PDT
the plant pot http://www.instructables.com/id/the-plant-pot/
the plant pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/IMNA/I06J806T/FR2IMNAI06J806T.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,update 1 : The Plant Pot basic ( 9/16/2014 ) learn more.i am the plant pot. I am currently in beta testing stage. I am stable but I need upgrades. .what? think of me as a "smart" plant pot that can let you know about your plant's condition. with the help of a microcontroller and sensors,...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:48:25 PDT
Let's Learn About Terrariums: A Guide to Terrariums http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Learn-About-Terrariums-A-Guide-to-Terrariums/
Let's Learn About Terrariums: A Guide to Terrariums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/CT6I/HZTO9COC/FB8CT6IHZTO9COC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/CT6I/HZTO9COC/FB8CT6IHZTO9COC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/CT6I/HZTO9COC/FB8CT6IHZTO9COC.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB What is a Terrarium: Terrarium: a collection of compatible plants grown in an enclosed, or partially enclosed, clear container.There are many different ways you can go about designing a terrarium. Your imagination is the key! This 'ible is the easiest, dare I say, most effective, nay, best, way I kn...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:49:31 PDT
Gatorade Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatorade-Planter/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:39:24 PDT
Easy tomato drying rack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-tomato-drying-rack/
Easy tomato drying rack. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/GHL6/HZQTINUO/FMKGHL6HZQTINUO.SMALL.jpg altaurone Need a quick tomato drying rack? I grow tomatoes and found myself with a lot of tomatoes, so many that I wasn't using them fast enough. I happen to love sun dried tomatoes and chili's and decided I would throw together a quick drying rack. This is what I came up with from things I had around the hou...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 19:54:31 PDT
Hanging Jardinerie http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Jardinerie/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:59:46 PDT
the Plant Doctor http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Plant-Doctor/
the Plant Doctor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/S2PX/HZL3RZH2/F6RS2PXHZL3RZH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/S2PX/HZL3RZH2/F6RS2PXHZL3RZH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/S2PX/HZL3RZH2/F6RS2PXHZL3RZH2.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,I am the Plant Doctor. I am currently in beta testing stage. I am stable but I need upgrades. . .what is the plant doctor? plant doctor is a mobile device. my purpose is to keep plants healthy. i easily attach to any existing pot and alert the user about their plants health. with the hel...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:23:58 PDT
Hops Garden Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Hops-Garden-Tower/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:49 PDT
Tree Circle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Circle/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:36:34 PDT
indoor tomato grower http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-tomato-grower/
indoor tomato grower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.update 9/14/2014 - bucket updateupdate 9/6/2014 - first picture updates have been posted in the comments section. looks like I have 21+ yellow flowers visible at the moment..i have been interested in growing a sustainable amount of tomatoes indoors for 2 adults, year round. how much...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:31:40 PDT
Grow Box - novice / entry level http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Box-novice-entry-level/
Grow Box - novice / entry level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everyone,." update 9/2/2014; please check out the life box if you are interested in an advanced level grow box. thank you ! ".a friend of mine, after seeing how many apple / citrus trees I was able to nurse, was very interested in the idea of indoor horticulture. and he needed help to start hi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:15:44 PDT
How to start chilli seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-chilli-seeds/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:43:33 PDT
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-meter-vegetable-garden-on-wheels/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:37:19 PDT
A spiffy planting aid http://www.instructables.com/id/A-spiffy-planting-aid/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:32:15 PDT
Garden Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Kaleidoscope/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:52:34 PDT
Concrete Garden Project: House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Project-House-Numbers/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:12:37 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Semi automatic 12 volt sieve http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-automatic-12-volt-sieve/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 15:51:13 PDT
Automatic garden gate - Otomatik bahçe kapısı http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-garden-gate-Otomatik-bahçe-kapısı/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:43:06 PDT
Growing the Carolina Reaper http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-the-Carolina-Reaper/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:01:15 PDT
What to do with an old spa http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-an-old-spa/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:29:35 PDT
Raised Vegetable Garden / Raised Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Vegetable-Garden-Raised-Beds/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:42:17 PDT
Rooting Cuttings in Florist Wet Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooting-Cuttings-in-Florist-Wet-Foam/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:37:39 PDT
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesomely-Automatic-Garden-Watering-Buddy-Complete/
Awesomely Automatic Garden Watering Buddy - Complete with Reservoir for Nutrients. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/V5FA/HYEANZY2/F7XV5FAHYEANZY2.SMALL.jpg ManufacturedArtists I have the worst luck with remembering to water my tomatoes on a regular basis. I've nearly killed them 3 times this spring already. So my roommate decided if left to my own devices we'd never get any this year. We looked into drip tape systems, but they still would have required me to turn the wate...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 17:58:19 PDT
Glass Jar Orchid Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Jar-Orchid-Pot/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:27:39 PDT
How to deal organically with 12 common garden pests without chemical pesticides http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-deal-organically-with-12-common-garden-pest/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:14:17 PDT
Fishpond fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/FishpondFountain/
Fishpond fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/403D/HY739FOE/FFX403DHY739FOE.SMALL.jpg buck2217 a garden fountain / pond quite a simple build, took about 3 working days The Trough a 750 litre stock trough without ballcock Position and concrete base If you don't position and get the nod from the "boss" you know it will be in the wrong place for her!! Put in stand and start brickwork Ha...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:27:33 PDT
Making landscape edgings for cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-landscape-edgings-for-cheap/
Making landscape edgings for cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/AL45/HY5NRCR3/FK5AL45HY5NRCR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/AL45/HY5NRCR3/FK5AL45HY5NRCR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/AL45/HY5NRCR3/FK5AL45HY5NRCR3.SMALL.jpg geronimogo You need landscape timber, wire, a saw (preferably a table saw), and a staple gun.
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:07 PDT
Fig Tree Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Fig-Tree-Protector/
Fig Tree Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/JUNG/HY21XUWK/F40JUNGHY21XUWK.SMALL.jpg Divergent Reality This is the second year we have had our fig trees, they have deepened their roots and have started producing wonderful figs. The first weeks harvest was more than what we pulled all last summer. These juicy morsels have also attracted a few unwelcome scavengers. My goal is to protect the fig trees w...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 20:37:46 PDT
painted planters http://www.instructables.com/id/painted-planters/
painted planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T32M/HY48DRO5/FVYT32MHY48DRO5.SMALL.jpg fbarry1 Hi everyone!This is my first instructable, so, please, bear with me...I love growing things and bright colors. So when I found these planters on the side of the road, I immediately stopped and asked the gentleman in the front yard if they were getting rid of them and if so could I have them. He wa...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:57:55 PDT
Plant box http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-box/
Plant box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/WDMC/HY12FUIX/FRRWDMCHY12FUIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/WDMC/HY12FUIX/FRRWDMCHY12FUIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/WDMC/HY12FUIX/FRRWDMCHY12FUIX.SMALL.jpg KristoferNomm I had some old scrap wood laying around and I thought, I should build a plant box, which has gaps on the sides and the bottom, so the excess water can run out. The whole project I eyebolled everything so there aren't any real specific measurements involved. Things you will need You will need:a sa...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:16:36 PDT
Concrete Brick Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Brick-Casting/
Concrete Brick Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TPMY/HY12IZIX/F4JTPMYHY12IZIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TPMY/HY12IZIX/F4JTPMYHY12IZIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TPMY/HY12IZIX/F4JTPMYHY12IZIX.SMALL.jpg nickivan My partner wanted something for edging the flower beds and footpaths in our garden. Last summer she edged some of the paths with red bricks. Unfortunately, some of the bricks started to disintegrate over the winter. It was a shame as she had put so much effort into it. So I decided to do something a...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:41:54 PDT
Tomato Tower Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomato-Tower-Cage/
Tomato Tower Cage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AXI7/HXVR42D8/FX7AXI7HXVR42D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AXI7/HXVR42D8/FX7AXI7HXVR42D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/AXI7/HXVR42D8/FX7AXI7HXVR42D8.SMALL.jpg amtrudell I love Teton de Venus paste tomatoes -- they are heritage, they grow big, they are meaty and tasty -- and the plants are indeterminate, so they sprawl out of conventional tomato cages.I wanted my tomatoes to grow up, not out, so I decided to build some proper tower cages for the dozen plants I wante...
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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/
Bio Degradable Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F5GR/HXVPWMSY/FEJF5GRHXVPWMSY.SMALL.jpg theedisoneffect What Is a Bio- Degradable Plant Pot?A Bio Degradable Plant pot is a pot made from materials that naturally disintegrate after a particular period of time and merge with the soil. The paper used is also Recycled newspaper which makes this a Green Instructable. The Bio Degradable plant pot is designe...
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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/
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I recently moved into a new flat, the larger amount of space finally allowed me to put some nice plants around the house. I picked up a nice palm from Ikea but couldn't find a pot that I liked. I've always wanted to make something using concrete so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Materials a...
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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/
How to propagate cacti!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Succulents are awesome to fill theb home with, even cacti. Cacti, and other succulents, are easily propagated by cuttings. You can have a whole new plant growing in just a week!!! Here's how. Locate the subject!!! Find a pup on your cactus, or a leaf on your succulent, and make sure it is health...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SMALL.jpg smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Container Topiary http://www.instructables.com/id/Container-Topiary/
Container Topiary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/B0IW/HXLD9PLW/F6YB0IWHXLD9PLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/B0IW/HXLD9PLW/F6YB0IWHXLD9PLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/B0IW/HXLD9PLW/F6YB0IWHXLD9PLW.SMALL.jpg HollyMann Topiary involves pruning & training plants, trees and shrubs to create a type of living sculpture. I love art and this summer I became interested in topiary. Although it can take years for some shrubs to take on the full shape you're aiming for, there are ways to make quicker topiary creations.In th...
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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/
Gardening on the balcony - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1O1R/HXII6IE3/FQW1O1RHXII6IE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1O1R/HXII6IE3/FQW1O1RHXII6IE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/1O1R/HXII6IE3/FQW1O1RHXII6IE3.SMALL.jpg robertodelle If like us you have a passion for gardening but live in an apartment with a small balcony, this instructable is right for you! Materials - WoodsA: 150cm x 5cm x 1,5cmB: 32cm x 5cm x 1,5cmC: 23cm x 5cm x 1,5cmD: 14cm x 5cm x 1,5cmE: 90cm x 5cm x 1,5cmF: 89cm x 3cm x 3cmG: 40cm x 3cm x 3cmH: 38cm x...
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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/
Rustic Western Reclaimed Wood Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5MBM/HXIKD7QV/FR05MBMHXIKD7QV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5MBM/HXIKD7QV/FR05MBMHXIKD7QV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5MBM/HXIKD7QV/FR05MBMHXIKD7QV.SMALL.jpg janesvillite This Instructable will walk you through how to make a 4'x2' reclaimed wood planter using only a handheld drill, a few clamps, a circular saw, and a metal file.*Because you will be working with reclaimed wood, please don't assume that my exact measurements will work for your project. Your posts may b...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:03:50 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
Hydro Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/UP68/HXWLEU8R/FQZUP68HXWLEU8R.SMALL.jpg Dylan Larsen I have lived in the woods my enter life and have enjoyed nature all around. I have seen so many bees that have died in buckets, water puddles, and anything that has collected water that they were trying to get to. This is something that I have come up with on my 3D printer to help out some. CAD De...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Pallet Jack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Jack-Hack/
Pallet Jack Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FWEU/HXHRAO0E/F8ZFWEUHXHRAO0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FWEU/HXHRAO0E/F8ZFWEUHXHRAO0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FWEU/HXHRAO0E/F8ZFWEUHXHRAO0E.SMALL.jpg floppyjoe I needed some space to plant beans and peas, here is how I resolved this small problem. Using a car Jack I slid heavy concrete slabs out from a sunny wall, only needed another 4 inches to give me a bed that is now 8 feet long 1 foot wide and 8 inches deep. The slabs were on top of a gravel ...
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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/
Simple Water Pump Protection Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/S1DW/HXHR73ZV/FD1S1DWHXHR73ZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/S1DW/HXHR73ZV/FD1S1DWHXHR73ZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/S1DW/HXHR73ZV/FD1S1DWHXHR73ZV.SMALL.jpg Bambus Hi guys and welcome to my first instructable.I bought a new water pump to the well and I needed to protect it from running without water. So, while waiting for a delivery, I decided to make a simple protection switch from the components i found at home.The idea was to use the microswitch deactivated...
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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/
concrete rocks and sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7CQU/HX7P5T91/FS77CQUHX7P5T91.SMALL.jpg wyldestyle This is an overview of how to make concrete rock sculpures and electrical boxes.I started using this technique to do a concrete pathway...rather than have something too different from the rocks and style of our japanese style garden I tried to do something a little more random and natural looking. ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 01:13:45 PDT