Make Your Own Soil Blocker: 7 Plans Living Published on January 24th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg I’ll admit it: until last week, I didn’t know about the concept of starting seeds in soil blocks (instead of containers). Mother Nature Network made the introduction, and my initial response was, shall we say, positive. After just a little poking around, I discovered two things: 1. you certainly can buy a soil block maker (or “blocker”) for a relatively reasonable price (and, yes, that’s an affiliate link), and 2. lots of people have created plans for making blockers, often from reused materials. So, go ahead and spend that $30 if you’d like… or get creative with one of these ideas for making your own soil blocker.
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DIY Instructions This section of the site is where you find all the interesting DIY (do it yourself) step by step instructions for your sustainable garden. If you have any requests, please contact me, and I will write them up and post them here. Also, if you have any instructions for permaculture/organic gardening/ suxtainable gardening projects or ideas you would like to contribute, please send them to me at: email@example.com and I’ll post them here (with full credits to you of course!), the aim being to share any helpful information.
7 Off-grid Projects for Survivalists Going partially or totally off grid is very doable. There are advantages to not relying too much or completely on commercial electricity; one of which is you save money on bills. Another of course is, it prepares you better in case the grid collapses due to a disaster or other reasons. The following are DIY off grid projects that include making your own solar power system, powerless refrigerator, rocket stove and rainwater collection system. Here are 7 projects that can be helpful if you are planning to go completely or partially off-grid. DIY Solar Power System
Pallets – where do you get them? Pallets are everywhere. Millions are made every year. They come in all shapes and sizes but there are standard sizes. Some are made to be used many times but most are single use and end up being burned or in landfill. How To Make A Raised Planter Stand This easy and inexpensive raised planter stand is a great solution for a variety of garden issues. It’s a great option for keeping your garden organized, and if you don’t want to plant directly on the ground so as to keep critters away from your produce. It’s easier on your back when watering or tending your plants. This design also allows you to attach trellising.
How To Build an Outdoor Kitchen Thinking of ways to enhance your backyard? Then build an outdoor kitchen! It will encourage you to get outdoors more and there’s every chance that it will also increase the value of your home! OK, this is not an over-the-weekend project… it’s going to take a couple of hard weekends to complete. But we’re sure it will be worth the effort. Instead of hiring a contractor to build this outdoor kitchen, doing it yourself can save you a lot on costs.