RECYCLE & ALTERNATIVE
On the surface, our swimponds look like a natural garden pond but they are specifically designed so people can swim in clean, pure water with absolutely no chemicals. A swimpond actually consists of two zones: a deep, central swimming area and a shallower surrounding area with plants which are specially chosen to purify the water. A traditional swimming pool uses chemicals such as chlorine to kill bacteria whereas a swimpond cleanses the water naturally.
Build this Hula Hoop Rug and other fun t-shirt crafts. Take your weaving to the next level by making miniature baskets. Click the photo to view the craft. Make the chair pad above using t-shirts and a hula hoop. Click the photo to learn how. Click the photo to view other crafts you can make with old t-shirts.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 4:30 am, Posted by Chris Groves | Internet 20 Awesome Do It Yourself Projects Topics: At Home Project Ideas , Creative DIY Home Projects , Do It Yourself Projects for 2012 , Fun How To Projects , What to Do with Extra Stuff Are you bored and have a bunch of extra little items hanging around here and there? Well we were in the same boat so we decided to round up 20 different awesome at home projects you can do.
Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information. Each fact sheet can be downloaded as a single PDF, or you can download all entries as an eBook. If you have a Web-enabled device: If you need help downloading the eBook, follow these steps: ePub (for iPad, iPhone, and Nook devices) For iPads and iPhones
As a little girl I mixed up shampoos and lotions in my laboratory, trying to improve on the toiletries we had. I never came up with anything worth mentioning, but I did once get scolded for spilling my mom's shampoo all over the bathroom rug. A friend of mine told me about the "laboratory" she'd had at age 12, in which she created, among other things, the cure for AIDs. You probably won't cure any diseases with your apothecary, but you will scratch that youthful itch to create something useful out of ordinary ingredients. narfmore I'll get your mad scientist career started with a list of ingredients to start a home apothecary, with which you'll be able to make herbal teas, salves, syrups, tinctures, eye pillows, and infused oils.
Recently, Sebrina wrote about amazing uses for lemons beyond eating. That got me thinking about another citrus fruit, the orange. Attribution: via Darwin Bell on Flickr Recently, Sebrina wrote about amazing uses for lemon beyond eating. That got me thinking about another citrus fruit, the orange, and what its rind can be used for once it's peeled away.
Do you have some pallets or pieces of them that you don’t need anymore? Don’t just throw them away. There are lots of ways you can use them and turn them unto something original, original and very useful. Here are some examples that might help you. Feel free to improvise and don’t forget to use your imagination. Tables and desks
The GrowBottle is a cleverly repurposed hydroponic planter made from discarded wine bottles. Each nifty little growing set contains everything needed to get a low-maintenance garden growing, including a hand-crafted recycled wine bottle, soil, USDA certified organic/heirloom seeds, clay pebbles, wool wick, plant nutrient, cork coaster, and a decorative ribbon made from recycled plastic bottles. The GrowBottle is available in five varieties – oregano, chives, basil, parsley, and mint. $35 from Branch Home >