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How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. But I know I promised a tutorial today, so I took photos and have kept my word to share how to make the pallet garden. So keep reading my pallet loving friends, instructions on how to make your own pallet garden are just a few lines away… Find a Pallet The first thing you need to do is–obviously–find a pallet. Don’t just take the first pallet you find. Collect Your Supplies For this project, you’ll need the pallet you found, 2 large bags of potting soil, 16 six packs of annual flowers (one six pack per opening on the face of the pallet, and two six packs per opening on the top of the completed pallet garden), a small roll of landscape fabric, a staple gun, staples, and sand paper. Get Your Pallet into Shape Let the Stapling Begin!

Αυτόματο Πότισμα Το αυτόματο πότισμα του κήπου ή της γλάστρας στο μπαλκόνι, είναι μία δοκιμασμένη αποδοτική και αξιόπιστη λύση που ταυτόχρονα μας δίνει την δυνατότητα να κάνουμε οικονομία στο νερό γιατί με την σωστή ρύθμιση της εγκατάστασης ποτίζουμε όσο νερό έχουν ανάγκη τα φυτά και όσες φορές χρειάζονται αποφεύγοντας έτσι την σπατάλη του νερού . Ο σωστός σχεδιασμός του αυτόματου ποτίσματος και η επιλογή του κατάλληλου προγραμματιστή είναι σημαντικά και εξασφαλίζουν την απόδοση και την ποιότητα του όλου συστήματος. . Προγραμματιστής αυτόματου ποτίσματος μπαταρίας με εβδομαδιαίο πρόγραμμα και ημερήσιο πρόγραμμα ποτίσματος. Λειτουργεί με μία μπαταρία 9 βολτ αλκαλική για ένα έτος. Συνδέεται σε βρύση με σπείρωμα ¾ και σε λάστιχο Φ16.

The Museum Of Old Techniques For almost every electronic device or oil driven machine there used to be a low-tech alternative that was powered by human muscles, water or wind. The Museum of Old Techniques aims to collect and study these historical alternatives to modern day machinery. Why, you may ask? To quote the Museum: "Evolution doesn't necessarily mean progress, what we consider to be primitive solutions are often not primitive at all". We could not have said it better ourselves. A somewhat related publication is Edward H. Knight's book contains not only early electric equipment and steam driven machinery, but also human and animal powered machines.

Apartment Gardening: Turn a Filing Cabinet Into a Planter Yes you can have a garden, even in an urban home. No yard is no excuse. "Apartment Gardening: Plants, Projects, and Recipes for Growing Food in Your Urban Home" is what every city-dweller with a green thumb needs. Author Amy Pennington explains how to make recycled planters from everything -- wine boxes to milk crates. And she even provides recipes so we know what to do with our edible blossoms. Even if you're not living in an urban environment, you'll love the recipes and can easily use the project ideas for deck and indoor planting. Luckily, Pennington and the crew behind "Apartment Gardening" was kind enough to share a sneak peak of one of our favorite projects from the book. My friend Matthew Parker is one of those people who has vision. They don't cost much-in the neighborhood of fifty bucks-and while they are ugly to look at, if you remove the drawers and turn them onto their backs, they make an awesome planter. Directions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Θερμοκήπιο - φυτώριο Το έφτιαξα φέτος το Μάρτιο και είχε μεγάλη επιτυχία!!! Η φυτρωτικότητα των σπόρων ξεπέρασε το 90% ! Οι σπόροι βγαίνουν σε πολύ σύντομο διάστημα και αναπτύσσονται πολύ γρήγορα!, Το κόστος του ανήλθε περίπου στα 140 €. Χρησιμοποίησα κούφια τετράγωνη γαλβανιζέ σωλήνα 2 επί ., με την οποία κατασκεύασα τον σκελετό του θερμοκηπίου, που έχει μήκος , πλάτος και ύψος . Στη βάση τοποθέτησα απλή ψιλή λαμαρίνα με κλίση προς τα εμπρός για να μαζεύει τα νερά και από τέσσερις τρύπες που άνοιξα μπροστά να φεύγουν έξω. 35 πόντους πιο ψηλά έφτιαξα τελάρο στο οποίο τοποθέτησα πλέγμα (κουνελόσητα) κι αυτό με ελαφρά κλίση προς τα εμπρός για να είναι κάθετα τα φυτά προς τον ήλιο. Πάνω από τη λαμαρίνα και κάτω από το πλέγμα έβαλα ένα αερόθερμο και από πάνω μια λαμαρίνα που να το υπερκαλύπτει για να μην πέφτουν νερά πάνω στο αερόθερμο. Στο πάνω μέρος τώρα του πλέγματος και αριστερά όπως βλέπουμε στην προηγούμενη φωτογραφία , έβαλα και σκέπασα με ένα κομμάτι λαμαρίνας ένα θερμοστάτη. Το υλικό αυτό είναι ακριβό!

Small Footprint, Big Yield: Create an Easy Micro Organic Urban Garden Today! | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces April 28, 2009 by Robin Plaskoff Horton There are two things urban gardeners are short on: space and time. The Urban Garden, brainchild of Bill Arquitt, resolves both of these issues, making it efficient and simple to plant a vegetable garden with up to 55 plants in a 3-foot deep by 4-foot wide footprint. The contained six level tiered system is nearly maintenance-free, eliminating heavy weeding, and its northwestern cedar construction renders it naturally bug repellent. Βιολογικοί Σπόροι για φύτεμα - ΒΙΟΚΗΠΟΣ - ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΚΟΙ ΣΠΟΡΟΙ Farmers Markets Farmers markets are an integral part of the urban/farm linkage and have continued to rise in popularity, mostly due to the growing consumer interest in obtaining fresh products directly from the farm. Farmers markets allow consumers to have access to locally grown, farm fresh produce, enables farmers the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with their customers, and cultivate consumer loyalty with the farmers who grows the produce. Direct marketing of farm products through farmers markets continues to be an important sales outlet for agricultural producers nationwide. As of National Farmers Market Week, (the first full week in August), there were 8,144 farmers markets listed in USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory. This is a 3.6 percent increase from 2012.

ΦΤΙΑΧΝΩ ΜΟΝΟΣ ΜΟΥ How to build My 50 Dollar Greenhouse First off – you really can build this thing very cheaply, but to do so you have to recycle, freecycle, and scrounge. If you just go out and buy new everything it will probably cost over $200 – still not bad all in all.This Article is featured in Jan 2010 issue of Birds and Blooms Magazine!Want to find out if this thing works before you read all this? Read 6 months in the Greenhouse first.Want to see what happens when a few inches of wet snow accumulates on this? Collapse!Building the Greenhouse Doors is addressed in a separate article – isn’t this enough for one weekend? My $50 Greenhouse Welcome Stumbleupon Gardeners! Materials list Construction Steps Hind Sight – What I would do differently The planning is over and construction on my hoop house greenhouse has begun. After some research I’ve decided to build the structure of the hoop house out of 20 ft. joints of three quarter inch PVC plumbing pipe. If your Greenhouse is too Flat it will collapse! How to Build the $50 Hoop House Thusly

5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden | Eartheasy Blog It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest. As the limitless energy of my youth gradually gave way to the physical realities of mid-life, the slow accretion of experience eventually led to an awareness that less work can result in greater crop yields. Inspired in part by Masanobu Fukuoka’s book, One Straw Revolution, my family experimented with gardening methods which could increase yields with less effort. Fukuoka spent over three decades perfecting his so-called “do-nothing” technique: commonsense, sustainable practices that all but eliminate the use of pesticides, fertilizer, tillage, and perhaps most significantly, wasteful effort. Here are the strategies we used which enabled us to greatly increase our garden yield, while requiring less time and less work. 1. With ‘no-till’ gardening, weeding is largely eliminated. 2. Gardeners are always on the lookout for free sources of clean organic mulch to add to their garden.

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