Lightbulb Greenhouse from Recycled Materials

by Chris Gardner

 

 

Lightbulb Greenhouse from Recycled Materials

 

Everything must simply be better when its small, and/or under glass. Cats are selfish; kittens? ADORable! Likewise, boats are totally boring, but a ship-in-a-bottle?! None cooler.

Set atop a more aesthetically pleasing 'cradle', a series of these 'greenhouses' would look delightful along a windowsill- perfectly playful and exuding life.

(Instructions and photos via tearsoffire.org)

1. Hollow out a lightbulb, following these instructions and being...

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Build a Raised Garden Bed via Readymade Videos

by Chris Gardner

Don't sleep on Readymade Magazine's new online videos. (Sleep...garden bed...get it?)

The first installment is from Andrian Van Allen, whom writes the excellently informative (but questionably named) "Martha Lives" column towards the end of the magazine. She details creating a raised garden bed from readily availiable dimensional lumber, and with a few easy cuts, spring will come to your home in no time. (Well, as soon as the weather cooperates.)

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Gardening Prep: KNOW YOUR ZONES!

by DIY Maven

Gardening Prep: KNOW YOUR ZONES!

Have you ever noticed those little tags on outdoor plants at your local garden center? They might say something like, "Hardy to Zone 3." This information is indispensable to a gardener. Why? Without it you new plant may not survive the winter.

What is a Hardiness Zone Map?

Hardiness zone maps designate individual zones to let us compare climates to other places where a plant is known to thrive--taking into consideration average temperatures and...

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