Instructables: exploring - video - gardening http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:54:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Remove Arborvitae http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-Arborvitae/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/9MNH/HUHFRCSX/FYH9MNHHUHFRCSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/9MNH/HUHFRCSX/FYH9MNHHUHFRCSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/9MNH/HUHFRCSX/FYH9MNHHUHFRCSX.SMALL.jpg HowToLou Easily Remove Arborvitae, roots and all.
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 20:03:27 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
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
Tree Shingling http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Shingling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/Y2YR/HTFYEDXZ/FMXY2YRHTFYEDXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/Y2YR/HTFYEDXZ/FMXY2YRHTFYEDXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/Y2YR/HTFYEDXZ/FMXY2YRHTFYEDXZ.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios A whimsical alternative to other methods used to cover rotten areas in trees.  This wasn't a very involved one but you get the idea never the less.
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:02:39 PDT
Filling raised garden bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Filling-raised-garden-bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/3KTN/HTC69P7Z/FFU3KTNHTC69P7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/3KTN/HTC69P7Z/FFU3KTNHTC69P7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/3KTN/HTC69P7Z/FFU3KTNHTC69P7Z.SMALL.jpg Twofinger I finally get to fill my raised bed garden with soil. I used a good "rich mix"
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 08:40:33 PDT
Transplanting tomatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Transplanting-tomatoes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/TX2J/HTC69P5S/FA7TX2JHTC69P5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/TX2J/HTC69P5S/FA7TX2JHTC69P5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/TX2J/HTC69P5S/FA7TX2JHTC69P5S.SMALL.jpg Twofinger I transplanted some tomato plants to larger container to allow for stronger growth before we get ready to plant them outside.
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 08:35:53 PDT
How To Build A Hybrid Worm Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Hybrid-Worm-Bin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/PZPY/HRCK511V/F6SPZPYHRCK511V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/PZPY/HRCK511V/F6SPZPYHRCK511V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/PZPY/HRCK511V/F6SPZPYHRCK511V.SMALL.jpg divedaddy03 This is the full instructions on how to build a Hybrid Worm Bin. You can use this video as a guide, you can pause it as needed, and build the Worm Bin along with me if you like. I hope this is helpful! :) This bin was designed to service multiple functions very well, hence it's called a Hybrid. I w...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:44:28 PST
"Delta" solar heat collector and soil warmer for the greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-window-screen-greenhouse-heat-collector-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/OD6D/HRI8Y6SJ/F5POD6DHRI8Y6SJ.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This project is at proof of concept stage. In my experiment, water at 8 degrees to 10 degrees C is dumped on the top of the dripwall and drips to the bottom. On its way down it collects heat from the material and the water temperature increases by 2 to 15  degrees C. (depending on if the sunshine is...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:28:24 PST
Building a Greenhouse Automatic Vent Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Greenhouse-Automatic-Vent-Opener/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SMALL.jpg Firgelli Auto By Firgelli Automations A few years ago a customer of ours made up some vent openers for their dome greenhouse and used our linear actuators to operate the vents.  Here is how their installer installed one and watch the video of how it was done also http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYv8c4v_m1w#t=1...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:16:06 PST
How to Make A Cheap Vegetable Grow-Light Box: No Tools Just a Knife! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Cheap-Vegetable-Grow-Light-Box-No-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FVFC/HP0CT8ZL/FKKFVFCHP0CT8ZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FVFC/HP0CT8ZL/FKKFVFCHP0CT8ZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/FVFC/HP0CT8ZL/FKKFVFCHP0CT8ZL.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden You can build a cheap effective grow-light box for starting vegetables seeds and growing transplants. You don't need any special tools,  just a knife for making cuts in a 14 gallon/53  liter tote container lid. All the parts can be bought at  hardware stores. The cost for the first grow-light box is...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:12:44 PST
How To Build a Backyard Waterfall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Backyard-Waterfall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/S2U5/HOHYL0TM/F5AS2U5HOHYL0TM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/S2U5/HOHYL0TM/F5AS2U5HOHYL0TM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/S2U5/HOHYL0TM/F5AS2U5HOHYL0TM.SMALL.jpg JonAllard12
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 08:23:35 PST
Complete Steps for Building A Solar Thermal Soda/Beer Can Heater for A Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Steps-for-Building-A-Solar-Thermal-SodaBe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/P27U/HO7XHYJQ/FCIP27UHO7XHYJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/P27U/HO7XHYJQ/FCIP27UHO7XHYJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/P27U/HO7XHYJQ/FCIP27UHO7XHYJQ.SMALL.jpg TheRustedGarden I needed a way to add free heat to my greenhouse. I am growing cool weather vegetables like lettuce, spinach, cabbage and kale. They can take a light frost. My goal is to keep the greenhouse producing through January. Yes... freezing days and nights in my gardening  zone, zone 7. This videos shows ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:48:40 PST
Quail Overwintering in the Greenhouse. Organic Forest Gardening. Mes cailles travaillant dans la serre. Mis codornices de trabajo en el invernadero http://www.instructables.com/id/Quail-Overwintering-in-the-Greenhouse-Organic-Fore/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/GGBT/HO235AGJ/FN0GGBTHO235AGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/GGBT/HO235AGJ/FN0GGBTHO235AGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/GGBT/HO235AGJ/FN0GGBTHO235AGJ.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl A great place to keep your quail warm, happy and safe and to get your pest control and weeding done at the same time. Andy's 5 Dollar/Euro/Pound Greenhouse detailed design and  construction can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br5sE8Pg6Vc&list=TLwL4OEjfka_mgEJlD45ecEi5YWYuNwrFa Un bon ...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 07:31:53 PST
Building a Solar Food Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Solar-Food-Dehydrator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BOPO/HNM44XUM/FQGBOPOHNM44XUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BOPO/HNM44XUM/FQGBOPOHNM44XUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/BOPO/HNM44XUM/FQGBOPOHNM44XUM.SMALL.jpg web4deb Hi Everyone, Today I’m going to show how I built this solar food dehydrator. First we’ll start with making the base.  The entire frame is made with 2 by 4 by 12 foot pieces which minimizes the scrap.  The final base size is 36” wide by 48” deep.  Depending on the width of the glazing, you may want...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 15:42:06 PST
Sprinkler Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprinkler-Valve-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/4GZ2/HN4ZY452/FF44GZ2HN4ZY452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/4GZ2/HN4ZY452/FF44GZ2HN4ZY452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/4GZ2/HN4ZY452/FF44GZ2HN4ZY452.SMALL.jpg WildmanProject The sprinkler valve’s to our backyard sprinklers are right outside our bedroom door. I hated looking at them every time I go in and out of the house. There were wires all over the place, it wasn’t a pretty site. I kept telling my self I needed to make a cover for them. I know they sell covers at Hom...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:43:03 PDT
Pitcher (hand) Pump Tune-Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitcher-hand-Pump-Tune-Up/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XUJN/HLJUK99O/FWNXUJNHLJUK99O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XUJN/HLJUK99O/FWNXUJNHLJUK99O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/XUJN/HLJUK99O/FWNXUJNHLJUK99O.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios How can you take and add a working hand pump to your garden or cabin without spending a huge amount of money?  Buy a cheap one of course!  In this instructable I show you step by step how to turn a very cheap water pump into a quality machine.  When you get right down to it the difference between a ...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 06:45:00 PDT
How to paint a flower pot with textured spray paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-a-flower-pot-with-textured-spray-pain/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/YGLK/HKZAVXVX/F07YGLKHKZAVXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/YGLK/HKZAVXVX/F07YGLKHKZAVXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/YGLK/HKZAVXVX/F07YGLKHKZAVXVX.SMALL.jpg WildmanProject I have always be fascinated by the textured spray paint, so I thought I would try it out. I used Rust-oleum's Mulitcolor Textured spray paint on a plastic flower pot. It gives a plane plastic flower pot some life. It is pretty easy to do. All the texture is, is a really fine sand, mixed with an ad...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 14:47:57 PDT
Lawn Personality | TruGreen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Personality-TruGreen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/AI5L/HKUD16FG/FX6AI5LHKUD16FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/AI5L/HKUD16FG/FX6AI5LHKUD16FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/AI5L/HKUD16FG/FX6AI5LHKUD16FG.SMALL.jpg MultiVu Your lawn can be a canvas for expressing yourself. In fact, over half (52 percent) of homeowners surveyed in TruGreen’s Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America said that “a homeowner’s lawn can tell you a lot about their personality.” TruGreen, a subsidiary of The ServiceMaster Company, is celebr...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 13:33:46 PDT
Compact Fluorescent Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Fluorescent-Grow-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YZB6/HJKC816D/F8EYZB6HJKC816D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YZB6/HJKC816D/F8EYZB6HJKC816D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/YZB6/HJKC816D/F8EYZB6HJKC816D.SMALL.jpg x2Jiggy I built this 160w CFL grow light so my chillis can get a head start on the warm weather. The light hood is a basic painted MDF frame and the inside is lined with a windshield reflector and flashing tape. Each side has four B22 sockets salvaged from some old party lights with 20w globes ins...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 20:24:12 PDT
How To Build A Bell Siphon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Bell-Siphon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DINF/HJKC7TN2/FHEDINFHJKC7TN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DINF/HJKC7TN2/FHEDINFHJKC7TN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DINF/HJKC7TN2/FHEDINFHJKC7TN2.SMALL.jpg web4deb I've had a bunch of people as for some details about how I build my bell siphons.  Here's below is the transcript from the video that explains each of the steps.  Thanks for watching! Hi Folks, This video will show you the details on how to build a bell siphon.  This variation is a bit unique and...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:35:21 PDT
How To Get Rid of Woolly Aphids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Rid-of-Woolly-Aphids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GX14/HK483QA0/FD8GX14HK483QA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GX14/HK483QA0/FD8GX14HK483QA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/GX14/HK483QA0/FD8GX14HK483QA0.SMALL.jpg HowToLou One day, I looked up and saw what looked like snow on some of my tree branches.  It was woolly aphids.
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:32:54 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
How To Make A Slug Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Slug-Trap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E8Z2/HJKBN0SK/FBPE8Z2HJKBN0SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E8Z2/HJKBN0SK/FBPE8Z2HJKBN0SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/E8Z2/HJKBN0SK/FBPE8Z2HJKBN0SK.SMALL.jpg divedaddy03 I've been experimenting with different ways to make a beer slug trap and I think that I finally figured out how to make a slug trap (that works really well) with things you have laying around the house. In this video I show you how I make a slug trap using a two liter bottle and an aluminum pie pan...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 07:12:10 PDT
Let There be Light: How to Install a Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting System Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-be-Light-How-to-Install-a-Low-Voltage-L/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/3OYX/HJKBRJ92/FZT3OYXHJKBRJ92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/3OYX/HJKBRJ92/FZT3OYXHJKBRJ92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/3OYX/HJKBRJ92/FZT3OYXHJKBRJ92.SMALL.jpg NYCGardenDesign Nothing is as inviting as a well-lit landscape at night.  In this video, NYC home and garden designer Amber Freda demonstrates how to install low-voltage landscape lighting for added drama and ambience.  View more how-to landscaping advice on her website and blog, www.amberfreda.com.
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 16:44:11 PDT
How to make a flower box from old fence boards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-flower-box-from-old-fence-boards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/ARFJ/HJZ85BMQ/F3IARFJHJZ85BMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/ARFJ/HJZ85BMQ/F3IARFJHJZ85BMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/ARFJ/HJZ85BMQ/F3IARFJHJZ85BMQ.SMALL.jpg WildmanProject I help my parents replace a fence at their house and kept some of the old fence boards to repurpose. One of the ideas I had was to make some flower boxes. Its a pretty simple project, just need to decide how bog you want the flower boxes. Remember, when you fill these up with dirt/soil they get real...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 20:47:56 PDT
How To Make A Watering Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Watering-Can/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NB1B/HJGE65PV/FUMNB1BHJGE65PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NB1B/HJGE65PV/FUMNB1BHJGE65PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/NB1B/HJGE65PV/FUMNB1BHJGE65PV.SMALL.jpg divedaddy03 It's time to learn how to make a watering can the DIY way.  In this video I show you how I make my own DIY watering cans, save money, conserve water, and keep more junk plastic out of the land fill.  I also show you a comparison of different types of DIY watering cans so you can save the trial and e...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 06:10:22 PDT
How to Plant a Strawberry Patch: Building a Garden from Scratch Video Series: Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plant-a-Strawberry-Patch-Building-a-Garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/FUWT/HJ1GP5QJ/FJMFUWTHJ1GP5QJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/FUWT/HJ1GP5QJ/FJMFUWTHJ1GP5QJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/FUWT/HJ1GP5QJ/FJMFUWTHJ1GP5QJ.SMALL.gif LetmeLearn Planting an Organic Strawberry Patch Whether you have lots of open space or live in an urban environment, planting a strawberry patch is possible. The first thing you need to do is decided where you will plant the plants. Till a piece of land, build a raised bed, or simply plant in a hanging pot. ...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:37:18 PDT
In the Garden: How to design and build a Backyard Garden Web Series: Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/In-the-Garden-How-to-design-and-build-a-Backyard-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BKQK/HIGF4R2B/FACBKQKHIGF4R2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BKQK/HIGF4R2B/FACBKQKHIGF4R2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/BKQK/HIGF4R2B/FACBKQKHIGF4R2B.SMALL.jpg LetmeLearn   Are you interested or wondering how to grow and plant vegetables? Starting a home garden is a fun and extremely rewarding avocation. Wether you are an urban gardener or in an environment with lots of open land, creating a vegetable garden is possible. Follow my exper...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 17:14:21 PDT
Gardening 101 by Dr. Greenthumb "How to grow a garden" http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-101-by-Dr-Greenthumb-How-to-grow-a-gar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SMALL.jpg JamesMillerBand Gardening 101 by Dr. Greenthumb Season 1 (Summer)  Free popular DIY video series hosted by James Miller. Simple tricks, helpful hints and easy backyard gardening tips. Nassau County Long Island New York USA Zone 7 Share with friends & leave a comment
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:13:06 PDT
Landscaping tip --- Edging with a Reciprocating Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Landscaping-tip-Edging-with-a-Reciprocating-Sa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/UZFL/HHS9RD6I/FZXUZFLHHS9RD6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/UZFL/HHS9RD6I/FZXUZFLHHS9RD6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/UZFL/HHS9RD6I/FZXUZFLHHS9RD6I.SMALL.jpg WorkshopAddict If you are having trouble using a power edger try using a reciprocating saw.  Its quick, safe and easy to do.
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 12:38:54 PDT
Recycled Rolling Plant Stand Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Rolling-Plant-Stand-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HIJ9/HHS9S2OH/FTAHIJ9HHS9S2OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HIJ9/HHS9S2OH/FTAHIJ9HHS9S2OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HIJ9/HHS9S2OH/FTAHIJ9HHS9S2OH.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I had this old mop bucket kicking around but didn't know what to do with it.  Then it hit me, I need a cool, study rolling plant stand for a massive banana planter we have.  Bingo.  I used a simple angle grinder with a metal cutting blade to slice it off.  Just remember to use eye and ear protection...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:00:51 PDT
DIY Aquaponics System For Small Space http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aquaponics-System-For-Small-Space/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6JWC/HHS9Q6AL/F5R6JWCHHS9Q6AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6JWC/HHS9Q6AL/F5R6JWCHHS9Q6AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/6JWC/HHS9Q6AL/F5R6JWCHHS9Q6AL.SMALL.jpg angelitali A brief walk through of how we construct and set up our first aquaponics system that fits into our 1m wide balcony
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:02:27 PDT
Terrarium from two liter plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-from-two-liter-plastic-bottle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/3HY4/HH2VMYJB/FWN3HY4HH2VMYJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/3HY4/HH2VMYJB/FWN3HY4HH2VMYJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/3HY4/HH2VMYJB/FWN3HY4HH2VMYJB.SMALL.jpg pointdexter This terrarium is helpful because all you have to do is put water in it and seal the cap and put it in the sun. Things You'll need: One two liter bottle Clear tape Potting soil Scissors Seeds(Should require full sunlight) Paper towel
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 15:22:05 PDT
Hanging bottle vertical garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-bottle-vertical-garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6J90/HH2W3ARY/FBY6J90HH2W3ARY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6J90/HH2W3ARY/FBY6J90HH2W3ARY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/6J90/HH2W3ARY/FBY6J90HH2W3ARY.SMALL.jpg LongJohnHolmes Update: Don't make this version! Too difficult. I have a better, easier version. I will publish soon. This is an easy to build hanging bottle garden for balcony or any place. Can combine with long-therm self dropping system to.  If you haven't drilling machine or bradawl you can use hot wire to mak...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 20:04:07 PDT
pet bottle dropper for gardening. http://www.instructables.com/id/pet-bottle-dropper-for-gardening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ANEY/HGH6Y8MH/FIZANEYHGH6Y8MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ANEY/HGH6Y8MH/FIZANEYHGH6Y8MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ANEY/HGH6Y8MH/FIZANEYHGH6Y8MH.SMALL.jpg LongJohnHolmes Update: Don't make this version! Too difficult.  I have a better, easier version. I will publish soon.  I saw many pet dropper idea on internet, but all wasn't perfect. From most come the water too fast. I have developed this system. Enjoy.
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Fri, 17 May 2013 05:51:55 PDT
my raised hugelkultur bed http://www.instructables.com/id/my-raised-hugelkultur-bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CY30/HEBNHD8S/FFCCY30HEBNHD8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CY30/HEBNHD8S/FFCCY30HEBNHD8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/CY30/HEBNHD8S/FFCCY30HEBNHD8S.SMALL.jpg thelostskillspodcast this is a video i made of a raised hugelkultur bed i am in the process of building. i built it out of salvaged 2x3's that were being thrown away at the place i work at. all i had to do was wait till i had enough and i started to put the bed together. please give me a thumbs up if you like this video...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 01:46:59 PDT
How To Make Compost Tea For CHEAP! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Compost-Tea-For-CHEAP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I41X/HFPTEZXX/FDWI41XHFPTEZXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I41X/HFPTEZXX/FDWI41XHFPTEZXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/I41X/HFPTEZXX/FDWI41XHFPTEZXX.SMALL.jpg divedaddy03 This is just a quick little walk-through about about How I Make Compost Tea for CHEAP!  You know me, I'm all about doing things without spending any money.  Here is another classic example of something that you can do to improve your life, become more self-sufficient, and reduce your impact on our ...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 08:04:38 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
Transplanting our organic goji seedlings. Transplantation gojis bio. Transplante gojis orgánicos. http://www.instructables.com/id/Transplanting-our-organic-goji-seedlings-Transpla/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3JW0/HFSHVOI5/F9R3JW0HFSHVOI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3JW0/HFSHVOI5/F9R3JW0HFSHVOI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3JW0/HFSHVOI5/F9R3JW0HFSHVOI5.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl Tips on transplanting your goji seedlings once they have germinated. Conseils pour le repiquage des plants de goji, une fois qu'ils ont germé. Consejos para trasplantar las plántulas de goji, una vez que han germinado.
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 05:39:49 PDT
New "airlift in a bucket" fountain or irrigation technique! Run several fountains from 1 pump http://www.instructables.com/id/New-airlift-in-a-bucket-fountain-or-irrigation-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/7LGY/HFSHEKWG/F8G7LGYHFSHEKWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/7LGY/HFSHEKWG/F8G7LGYHFSHEKWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/7LGY/HFSHEKWG/F8G7LGYHFSHEKWG.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician How to do an irrigation system for "pallet gardens" that is driven by an aquarium bubble pump.  Approx 20 litres per hour of air is needed for each airlifter.   Bubble pumps seem to start at about 60 litres per hour.  This reliably pumps to any height between 6 inches and 6 ft. (and probably a lot h...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:34:28 PDT
How To Build A Raised Garden Bed CHEAP! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Raised-Garden-Bed-CHEAP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/9SQD/HFPTI3FJ/F2V9SQDHFPTI3FJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/9SQD/HFPTI3FJ/F2V9SQDHFPTI3FJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/9SQD/HFPTI3FJ/F2V9SQDHFPTI3FJ.SMALL.jpg divedaddy03 I show you how to Build A Raised Garden Bed CHEAP!  I spend ZERO Dollars on materials (with exception of the dirt). Jump To (works on YouTube only): 0:01 - Building Plans 0:20 - Layout (I use the long boards as strait edges for layout) 1:24 - Deciding What Size To Make It 1:50 - Putting Together T...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:18:15 PDT
How To Regrow Celery - The Celery Regrew Roots! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Regrow-Celery-The-Celery-Regrew-Roots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/ZKM4/HFSHEKMW/FZGZKM4HFSHEKMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/ZKM4/HFSHEKMW/FZGZKM4HFSHEKMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/ZKM4/HFSHEKMW/FZGZKM4HFSHEKMW.SMALL.jpg mediamaker2000 Click here to see all of my YouTube Videos - This is the second part of my regrowing celery experiment. The first time I tried for two weeks and had no roots. Thanks to the comments on the first vieo I kept trying and I found that it took 2 1/2 weeks or better to have roots grow. Also, if you put a ...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:32:04 PDT
Home-grown organic turmeric & ginger update. Curcuma/gingembre bio, ca pousse! Curcuma y jengibre organicos 2 - raíces y nuevos brotes http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-grown-organic-ginger-turmeric-update-Cur/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EAXZ/HFSH4YQN/FPNEAXZHFSH4YQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EAXZ/HFSH4YQN/FPNEAXZHFSH4YQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EAXZ/HFSH4YQN/FPNEAXZHFSH4YQN.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl The ginger rhizome is beginning to put out roots and the Summer planted turmeric shoots. I found last year, that the Chinese organic ginger was the easiest to grow in our climate but I am also on the look out for some organic galangal root too. Le rhizome de gingembre est en train de s'enraciner et...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 03:31:16 PDT
DIY Big Cheap Glass Greenhouse. Grande serre en recup. Gran invernadero de materiales recuperados http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Big-Cheap-Glass-Greenhouse-Grande-serre-en-re/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/N1UL/HFD1FS17/FS1N1ULHFD1FS17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/N1UL/HFD1FS17/FS1N1ULHFD1FS17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/N1UL/HFD1FS17/FS1N1ULHFD1FS17.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Perfectly sound glass windows and doors are thrown out or burned every day. This is to share how I designed and  built our large glass greenhouse and to introduce some of the other projects we have coming up using this great resource. There will be extra details in my forthcoming blog on this projec...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 00:37:18 PDT
Home-grown Organic Turmeric and Ginger. Cultiver le curcuma et gingembre bio. Crecer la cúrcuma y el jengibre orgánicos http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-grown-Organic-Turmeric-and-Ginger-Cultiver-l/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/LKM1/HFBKEOYC/FOULKM1HFBKEOYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/LKM1/HFBKEOYC/FOULKM1HFBKEOYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/LKM1/HFBKEOYC/FOULKM1HFBKEOYC.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl Sharing an easy method of starting both these plants in water, something I experimented with last year and am continuing with this. A technique, which allowed us to get a longer growing season and actually taste our first home-grown organic ginger! Turmeric and Ginger are wonderful plants both for u...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 04:48:43 PDT
Growing organic goji from seed. Faire pousser les graines de goji bio. Como crecer goji organico. http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-organic-goji-from-seed-Faire-pousser-les-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/4OCY/HEXSMIXR/F3Y4OCYHEXSMIXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/4OCY/HEXSMIXR/F3Y4OCYHEXSMIXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/4OCY/HEXSMIXR/F3Y4OCYHEXSMIXR.SMALL.jpg Pavlovafowl Sharing how I grew my goji plants, which hopefully will fruit this year. Starting some others from seed and hoping in future for a veritable feast of this interesting super food. Comment faire pousser vos propres plantes de goji à partir des graines des baies bio. Cómo hacer crecer plantas a partir ...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 09:18:11 PDT
How to prune grapes using the four-arm kniffin system http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-prune-grapes-using-the-four-arm-kniffin-sys/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/05JX/HELWVP4E/FI005JXHELWVP4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/05JX/HELWVP4E/FI005JXHELWVP4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/05JX/HELWVP4E/FI005JXHELWVP4E.SMALL.jpg maine garden guru Pruning grapes is easy with this step by step instructional video.
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:55:30 PDT
Make Paper Planting Pots For Seed Starting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Paper-Planting-Pots-For-Seed-Starting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/K5MZ/HELX6ZZN/F0WK5MZHELX6ZZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/K5MZ/HELX6ZZN/F0WK5MZHELX6ZZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/K5MZ/HELX6ZZN/F0WK5MZHELX6ZZN.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 Make you own planting pots out of old news papers. All you needs is old news paper and a small cup or jar.
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:20:30 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
How to hand dig a water well http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hand-dig-a-water-well/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/8XUL/HEBMZMAJ/FU08XULHEBMZMAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/8XUL/HEBMZMAJ/FU08XULHEBMZMAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/8XUL/HEBMZMAJ/FU08XULHEBMZMAJ.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Sure you can hire someone but sometimes that isn't an option.  Could be the expense, the mess, the room, heck maybe you just don't want anyone to know you are sprinkling your lawn for free.  (your business, not mine) I could not see spraying filtered chlorinated drinking water on grass and veggies ...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:48:39 PDT