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Reusing Styrofoam

Styrofoam in a blender They are put into a blender with enough added water to float the squares near the top. Blending for about 1-2 minutes and then draining in a sieve will give you a nice Perlite substitute. It has the consistency of coarse sand, but very lightweight.

Want to add a garden but have limited space? This pyramid-shaped planter provides 36 linear feet of planting area, yet its base is compact enough to sit nicely on a deck or patio. Fill it with flowers, herbs or vegetables--its unique tiered design allows for easy access and lets light reach all of your plants.

Easy Upcycled Planters

Easy Upcycled Planters — Gardening in small spaces is a great way to bring fresh ingredients into your diet.

23 Clever Planter Ideas From The Most Unlikely Items

I love the idea of making planters out of the most unlikely items for your herbs and planters. Here are 23 planter ideas that will give your…

Make a potato pot by cutting out the sides of a pot and putting it inside another pot. Lift the inner pot to harvest the potatoes.

DIY Vertical Pyramid Tower Planters and Raised Garden Beds

#DIY #Vertical Pyramid Tower Planters and Raised Garden Beds Plans and Instructions with wood structures or garden blocks - Free Plans. #Gardening -->> http://www.diyhowto.org/diy-vertical-pyramid-tower-garden-planter/

It's easy being green! Cultivate your green thumb by making your own mini greenhouse using recycled plastic bottles, from Influencer Erin (@efreedman). Provide the optimal environment for your fruit and vegetable seedlings by using Nature's Care Organic Garden Soil. To create this beginner's garden project, simply cut the top off the bottles, place soil in your pots, add seeds, water, and enclose with the bottle. Place your greenhouse in a sunny location indoors. #ad

It's easy being green! Cultivate your green thumb by making your own mini greenhouse using recycled plastic bottles, from Influencer Erin (@efreedman). Provide the optimal environment for your fruit and vegetable seedlings by using Nature's Care Organic Garden Soil. To create this beginner's garden project, simply cut the top off the bottles, place soil in your pots, add seeds, water, and enclose with the bottle. Place your greenhouse in a sunny location indoors. #ad

How to Make a DIY Rain Barrel from a Garbage Can

Today's featured DIY project is a great one because we are entering a lovely rainy season soon! Collecting rain water is a convenient, thrifty and green way to water your yard. But not only that, is is a cleaner, more natural way to care for your gardens, yard and landscape. There's an article...

How To Make A Slot Together Pyramid Planter http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/wtop Pyramid planters are great for growing various plants especially if you don’t have a lot of space in your garden or yard. It’s very easy and cheap to make as it’s made from recycled pallet timbers. All you need is an hour and a half and some basic woodworking skills.

Kiddy pools as raised beds- inexpensive way to recycle old pools this makes me feel foolish for spending so much on planters...