Instructables: exploring - video - gardening - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:51:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Digging your own working garden or homestead well. http://www.instructables.com/id/Digging-your-own-working-garden-or-homestead-well/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Nothing is quite as basic for your homestead or your garden than the need for water.  This simple resource was essential for survival on the farm.  Not much has changed.  Despite having water piped to most of our homes the tools and skills necessary to get at the water beneath your feet are still im...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 16:13:11 PDT
Recycling coffee grounds, a Cradle to cradle system http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Cycle-reusing-coffee-ground/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/TCHJ/HTKXZH61/F5MTCHJHTKXZH61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/TCHJ/HTKXZH61/F5MTCHJHTKXZH61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/TCHJ/HTKXZH61/F5MTCHJHTKXZH61.SMALL.jpg Clotilde_Destrebecq Did you know that coffee grounds could be used in your compost? Coffee grounds are an excellent garden helper, they can be directly applied on the ground or used in compost.The grounds contain useful amounts of phosphorus, potassium, minor amounts of calcium, magnesium, copper and other trace miner...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:39:15 PDT
How to Build a 5 Gallon Self Wicking Tomato Watering Container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-5-Gallon-Self-Wicking-Tomato-Wateri/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/B2K2/GXSSLK4V/FMJB2K2GXSSLK4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/B2K2/GXSSLK4V/FMJB2K2GXSSLK4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/B2K2/GXSSLK4V/FMJB2K2GXSSLK4V.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden This self wicking tomato watering container is designed to be easily built by anyone. The watering system will manage your tomatoes for 2-3 days without being refilled. The cost of supplies, minus soil and tomatoes, is under $10.  It can be built in under 30 minutes. It will provide you 'peace of mi...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:39:48 PDT
How To Catch a Mole Without Killing It 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Catch-a-Mole-Without-Killing-It-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TQWR/HK483Q6Q/FSPTQWRHK483Q6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TQWR/HK483Q6Q/FSPTQWRHK483Q6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/TQWR/HK483Q6Q/FSPTQWRHK483Q6Q.SMALL.jpg HowToLou A mole was living in my woods for about three weeks.  When he went for my wife's flower bed, he had to go.  This video shows a simple way to pull them out, without killing them.  It is a follow up to my original video on this topic, but has much more stable and high quality video.  Please see my oth...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:28:40 PDT
MAKE YOUR OWN SEA-GLASS MULCH! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-SEA-GLASS-MULCH/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/UNQF/HAQ38967/FM2UNQFHAQ38967.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Ok so it isn't true seaglass but it is a decent approximation and one of the few ways you could get enough to really fill your garden.  All it takes is an old cement mixer, a huge source of scrap glass and understanding neighbors.
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:27:03 PST
How to Kill a Slug: Entertaining Video To Help You Remember! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Kill-a-Slug-Entertaining-Video-To-Help-You/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Q02O/H2BMNGPB/FZOQ02OH2BMNGPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Q02O/H2BMNGPB/FZOQ02OH2BMNGPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/Q02O/H2BMNGPB/FZOQ02OH2BMNGPB.SMALL.jpg Shirley_EdenMaker
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Thu, 17 May 2012 20:32:13 PDT
Home-made Hen-Heated Seed Propagator - Alternative Henergy. Mini-serre chauff�e � la volaille http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Hen-Heated-Seed-Propagator-Alternative/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P69C/H0JBUOMB/FDRP69CH0JBUOMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P69C/H0JBUOMB/FDRP69CH0JBUOMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/P69C/H0JBUOMB/FDRP69CH0JBUOMB.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl How to keep seeds and cuttings warm at night. When you open your Hen house door in the morning you can't fail to miss the amount of heat generated by your flock overnight. Now you can put that heat to use. Preliminary tests give me an increase of 2 degrees Celsius per two quail. I now intend to go o...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 04:46:18 PDT
Turn a Glass Coke Bottle in to a Plant Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Glass-Coke-Bottle-in-to-a-Plant-Waterer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2ORX/GOO36N0S/FL52ORXGOO36N0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2ORX/GOO36N0S/FL52ORXGOO36N0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/2ORX/GOO36N0S/FL52ORXGOO36N0S.SMALL.jpg diygenius Glass coke bottles are cool, really cool, but what do you do with the bottle after the coke is gone? You don't need any more candle holders, so make an automatic plant waterer. With this cheap and easy automatic plant watering system all you have to do is set it and forget it. Don't forget to visit...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 22:25:19 PDT
Make Your Own Sticky Fly Traps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Sticky-Fly-Traps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/9Q0A/GNXX0WPV/FO39Q0AGNXX0WPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/9Q0A/GNXX0WPV/FO39Q0AGNXX0WPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/9Q0A/GNXX0WPV/FO39Q0AGNXX0WPV.SMALL.jpg web4deb If anyone has been plagued by white flies, this method of how I make cheap sticky fly traps may be of help. White flies have been a problem in our greenhouse for a while so I’ll show you how I keep them somewhat under control with homemade fly traps. Get a can of Tanglefoot’s Tangle-Trap Sticky ...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 08:03:39 PDT
How To Build Your Own Strawberry Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-Your-Own-Strawberry-Tower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/I4Z7/GI0TMQ1M/FL7I4Z7GI0TMQ1M.SMALL.jpg web4deb Detailed instruction how out to make your own growing tower out of a standard 4" PVC pipe.   Works great for hydroponic or aquaponic systems!  Below is the entire transcript from the video: Hello everyone. One of the top requests I get is how to build a strawberry tower. This video will display al...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:36:04 PST