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DIY: Tutorial - Framed Vertical Succulent Garden...

DIY: Tutorial - Framed Vertical Succulent Garden...
...or as I like to call it, Living Art! UPDATE 3.19.11: It's filling in... I have a small pile of vintage frames collecting dust so I thought I'd use one to make a hanging succulent garden. My Supplies: 1- Vintage frame with a 16" x 20" interior opening 1- 20"x24" piece of 1" Chicken Wire 1- 9' long piece of 2"x"2" 1 - 22"x 26" piece of oak plywood for the backing a bunch of nails (some 2 1/2 " & some 1") 1 spray can of clear satin water based outdoor Varathane Diamond Spar Urethane ~10 lbs of cactus soil 50+ succulent clippings Tools: Work Gloves Wire cutters Hammer First, I applied about 4 coats of Spar Urethane varnish to the front and back of the frame. With the frame laying face down I pressed a large piece of 1" chicken wire down though the interior opening making sure it was flush with the front of the frame. Next, we used the 2 1/2" nails and secured the four 2"x2"wood strips (cut down from the 9' long piece noted above) to the back of the frame like so... Related:  trädgårdtue51878

Välkommen till Natur och Trädgård Bokförlag Skörda mer frukt och bär Sätt upp bibatterier Text: Sven Lindholm Foto: Ola Jennersten/N Artikel ur Natur & Trädgård 1/08 Hjälper du trädgårdens solitärbin ökar dina skördar av bär och frukt. Det kan räcka med att du sätter upp några ”bibatterier”. Dessutom är solitärbin charmiga flygfän Bibatterier kan tillverkas av plywoodskivor och ca 20 cm långa bamburör (som finns där man köper växter). Bina använder håligheterna i rören för att deponera ägg och lagra pollen. En hona av det röda murarbiet håller på att "mura" igen ingångshålet. BAMBOO TEA! What is bamboo tea? Bamboo tea is a light refreshing tea made from the leaves & stems of young bamboo plants. Each packet is concentrated to produce a tea rich in silica. The bamboo plant is the fastest growing tree in the world. Some varieties can grow as much as 3 feet in a day. Bamboo is also known for its strength. Horsetail tea has 5-8% silica versus the bamboo plant which is made up of 70% silica. Check out what this customer had to say on a popular forum: Re: Biotin, Silica or MSM -- does one work better? I agree with what the previous posters said about silica. One more..... :) Take silica rich bamboo tea with you on your hair journey.

Miniature Greenhouse Follow I have always wanted a greenhouse of my own. Until that day comes, this miniature greenhouse is keeping me pretty happy. I finally found a good use for all these old thimbles. perfect planters for tiny succulent plants. For the greenhouse, I used a glass terrarium that was no longer, housing any plants. for creating a small greenhouse. Besides thimbles, I used plastic bottle lids, for planters. pots, you can use. should work. A view from the top. I just took snippets from plants already in our garden. I used some old wooden bobbins, and wood block for tables. The kids helped to build the rock table in the back. They loved stacking the rocks so much, they came up with Throw in some tiny tools, (we had from other toys), and your greenhouse is ready! Set it outside, and if you're lucky, you may have some little visitors! If you like what you see subscribe to our blog, over on the right sidebar, or by email. We are posting new ideas all the time!

Lite av varje med Monica Oh My! Sisterlocks Wednes-DIY Home Décor: The Light Bulb Vase This week we’re sharing some of the blog’s greatest hits! These are some of our most loved posts by you, our amazing readers. Don’t throw away those old light bulbs just yet! I have a fun, easy DIY for you that will brighten up your home decor or workspace :) This DIY is very simple, but it requires working with glass so you definitely need to be careful! What you need: A light bulb (any shape or size will work!) Step One: First you need to remove the little silver layer on the bottom of the light bulb. Step Two: Now you have to remove the black cap from the bottom of the light bulb. Step Three: Once the black glass was removed it was really easy to get the little glass tube and wiring on the inside of the bulb out – I simply tapped it with the pliers and it broke right off. And now you have your empty lightbulb! Step Four: Add flowers and water, and hang with the gardening wire! Now I want to make more! Be sure to check out our new DIY Projects category for more DIY Inspiration!

HOSTA LIBRARY WELCOME TO LOC-KEY | LOC SIZE COMPARISON It is vitally important that you select the right tool for your Loc size, as this item is used for personal care. For this reason we are unable to accommodate refunds in the interest of health and hygiene. Microlocs - click to see image Small Dreadlocs - click to see image The Loc in the picture is a Microloc. DIY Stamped Silverware Garden Markers « My so called crafty life This DIY is really fun to make, and if you have a relative or friend with a workshop and plethora of tools to help you, it’s a breeze. Stamp your silverware to mark your herbs, veggies, or even stamp your names as a fun idea for garden art. Please note: I used a propane torch when making mine which you need to have a steady hand and use extreme caution as these burn super hot, and can really cause bad burns if you aren’t careful. This is not a kid safe craft, but if you are a careful adult capable of using a torch responsibly then craft on my friend! Here is what you will need: *Silverware (I got mine from the thrift store for $.25 a pop) *Metal stamping set (mine is 1/4″) *Hammer *Anvil *Propane Torch( use caution, these can cause major burns if not properly handled) *Jar of water *Buffing system, we used my hubby’s nifty electric buffing/grinding system (most dremel’s have some kind of buffer discs as well) *A buddy- this job requires a helper to hold the hot spoon while you stamp.

I Tages trädgård How To: Interlocking Patterns with Clock Diagram | Kreyola's Journeys - Sisterlocks, Fashion, & Travels Interlocking Pattern Below are interlocking patterns I have gather from all over the web, YouTube and every other social media venue. The common pattern is "pattern 4" and that is suggested for tightly curled hair, and Pattern 3 is recommended for looser curled hair. The least used pattern is "pattern 4 reversed" which is used for locks that are prone to slippages and unraveling. To find out how to start your locks click here. Below are an examples of what I mean. 4a/4b ( Tighly Curled) Pattern 4 For tightly curls hair go with 9, 6, 3, 12 3b/3c ( Tighly Curled) Pattern 3 For loose curls hair go with 9, 6, 9, 12 Prono to Excessive Slippage Go with 3, 6, 9, 12 Now the above are examples of patterns. Below is a step by step illustration of the pattern 4. Step 1 Enter the loc at the scalp at 3`o Clock to 9` o clock (east to west). Step 2 Enter the loc at the scalp at 6` 0 clock to 12` 0 clock (north to south). Step 3 Enter the loc 9` 0 clock to 3` o clock (west to east).

Food Jar Terrariums Science in a jar is something that scores me some serious cool points in the scientist in training universe. That’s especially true when it means that we can head out for a walk around our local park – or even the backyard – with express permission to pick up, handle, pack away and take home anything cool and natural found along the way. I woke up the other morning to a countertop full of empty food jars with lids – which completely stumped me since it seems practically impossible to amass such a collection without realizing it. Luckily, I got to my e-mail and found the daily dose of Design Sponge before running off to the return center because there it was – my cool points for at least a week. The tiny person just about lost her mind when she saw some awesome food jar terrariums up on the screen. And, so began our terrarium home-building adventure – mossy in tow. Here’s what you need: - Some moss - Glass jars of all sizes with lids Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Happy Tuesday! ShareThis