Instructables: exploring - video - gardening - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:47:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
Pull Start Tool (For Mowers etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-Start-Tool-For-Mowers-etc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/L7RD/HN6C6PZS/FBYL7RDHN6C6PZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/L7RD/HN6C6PZS/FBYL7RDHN6C6PZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/L7RD/HN6C6PZS/FBYL7RDHN6C6PZS.SMALL.jpg brankif I was thinking of making this home-made unit into a product. I think it can start any pull-to start engine. I made a couple of different version of it, one using a battery drill, the other using a small battery chainsaw for power. Do you think there would be a market for such a tool ? Feedback most ...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 12:36:30 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
DIY Vertical Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vertical-Planter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/9I8R/HFSHU1GU/F459I8RHFSHU1GU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/9I8R/HFSHU1GU/F459I8RHFSHU1GU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/9I8R/HFSHU1GU/F459I8RHFSHU1GU.SMALL.jpg angelitali Material: 5x Bamboo Sticks 1x Pot 1x Gardening Net
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Wed, 1 May 2013 08:41:16 PDT
Growing plants in buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-plants-in-buckets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTRF/HEI4FHAB/F62YTRFHEI4FHAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTRF/HEI4FHAB/F62YTRFHEI4FHAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/YTRF/HEI4FHAB/F62YTRFHEI4FHAB.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Vegetables, herbs, even shrubs and trees can be grown in different types of buckets.  This video shows a number of applications.
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 05:48:02 PDT
Grow your own tomato trees from seeds http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-your-own-tomato-trees-from-seeds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9S86/HD4VNRW9/FSK9S86HD4VNRW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9S86/HD4VNRW9/FSK9S86HD4VNRW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9S86/HD4VNRW9/FSK9S86HD4VNRW9.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Fruits of the tomato tree are full of vitamins and minerals.  They contain hundreds of seeds.  These germinate easily and the seedlings develop rather fast into pretty saplings.  One can easily produce hundreds of saplings to plant an orchard of the tomato tree (Cyphomandra betacea).
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 03:21:42 PST
Sack gardening, an anti-desertification tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Sack-gardening-an-anti-desertification-tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BY85/HD8TWQTE/FKSBY85HD8TWQTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BY85/HD8TWQTE/FKSBY85HD8TWQTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/BY85/HD8TWQTE/FKSBY85HD8TWQTE.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem Growing vegetables and fruits in sacks has a growing popularity.  In desertified drylands all these food crops can be grown better than in the poor soils.  Therefore, sack gardening is a splendid anti-desertification tool.  It can be recommended for programmes and projects aiming at reducing famine,...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 04:30:34 PST
Regrow your spring onions http://www.instructables.com/id/Regrow-your-spring-onions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/XCSK/HD2RW1X7/FTSXCSKHD2RW1X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/XCSK/HD2RW1X7/FTSXCSKHD2RW1X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/XCSK/HD2RW1X7/FTSXCSKHD2RW1X7.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem It's very easy to regrow spring onions (green onions) from their basal parts.  This simple experiment shows the importance of the length of the basal part cut off for a swift regrowth.  It is recommended to start with basal parts having a greenish top.
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 01:33:00 PST
How to grow an avocado tree in a container ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-an-avocado-tree-in-a-container-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/HJUR/HCV8LFUX/FVIHJURHCV8LFUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/HJUR/HCV8LFUX/FVIHJURHCV8LFUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/HJUR/HCV8LFUX/FVIHJURHCV8LFUX.SMALL.jpg wvan cotthem It is so easy to grow saplings of the avocado fruit tree (Persea americana) in different types of containers (yogurt pots, bottles, trays.  An excellent method to save water with cheap, useless materials.
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 01:21:58 PST
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
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