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Topics with Label: Recycling and Upcycling

Nathan06
Just Starting Out
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Looking to upcycle some old tires and turn them in to some tire gardens. What is the correct process? Once I collect the tires and give them a good ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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After having the sewage done and redoing my stormwater pipes (they had compacted over the years in multiple areas) the steps I originally had were in ...

hirvi
Just Starting Out
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Hello there! I wonder how to make a self-watering plant using recycled materials for my assignment. It has to be portable and aesthetically pleasing a ...

amySA
Growing in Experience
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I have garden edging using old bricks and will soon be working on the center of the yard. Do I need to cover the bore holes of these bricks before fil ...

mich1972
Kind of a Big Deal
29 replies

Watch this space friends as we convert this old bathtub into a beautiful Frog Pond  We have three small frog ponds in our garden and now it’s time ...

Funnyfarm
Getting Established
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Hi Everyone. I think I’m going to end up spending hours on here lol Hopefully it will keep me from buying so many bulbs online which is what my questi ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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DIY4Knuckleheds
Making a Splash
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We had a dead area in our back yard that was always to wet for anything to grow. With that in mind we decided to build a trellis fence out of recycled ...

Poppop
Making a Splash
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Jamespeter100
Making a Splash
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Tree branch wheelbarrow revisited. Some more tips on construction. Select branches 50-60mm diameter. that are around 1 metre long. MaterialsFiv ...

Ranger07
Just Starting Out
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Have a heap of old Plastic Plant pots I reuse when I can but often see them thrown out in hard rubbish. Can these be recycled via Bunnings in some wa ...

rgoyne
Cultivating a Following
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I made the tool above “Plow it” out of a repurposed plough share, dowel handle and a stop for a walking stick. It is great for digging furrows for se ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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As the front yard has a reasonable slope on it from the back gate and front step area I needed to either backfill a large area and then install a reta ...

Aussie-Garden
Becoming a Leader
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G'day everyone. 1 Year ago, I had left over Colorbond from when our house was built and decided to make a raised garden bed with that and scrap wood. ...

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
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This is part two of landscaping the front yard, the bed of the path had been put into place with compacted clay, the culvert and area for a small hold ...

JayRay
Getting Established
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Used old wooden bar stools to make plant standsMaterialsold wooden bars stools bought from op shopsToolsDrills and screws with wooden bath matt for to ...

JayRay
Getting Established
1 reply

Used a old BBQ and made it into a booth for potting plantsMaterialsOld BBQToolsTimber on the sides are Bath matts

Jamespeter100
Making a Splash
12 replies

Upcycler01
Having an Impact
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Vintage bookcase/bookstand upcycled to become an indoor plant stand. StepsStep 1The bookcase was taken apart and the shelving was stripped with pai ...

Lyndave
Building a Reputation
7 replies
May

We came up with an idea to recycle our milk cartons. What we propose to do wash our tetra milk cartons out and cut the top end off them. Then fill the ...

Carmel1955
Having an Impact
4 replies
May

$7 plastic planters from Bunnings.PVA glue also from Bunnings and leftover paint.Have been experimenting with crackle painting using glue..lots of vid ...

mich1972
Kind of a Big Deal
2 replies

So we have a problem with heaps of Doves coming into the Chook Run eating their food. I have made a simple bucket feeder that may help with less waste ...

Poppop
Making a Splash
15 replies

Dave-1
Home Improvement Guru
1 reply

I had planted a coffee tree a year ago and the winds in my area are fierce. I Figured another wind break but this time made out of Gabion baskets. I ...