$6 DIY Planter Box using recycled jugs and a pallet

Welcome! Here’s what we’re trying to build, Youtube video of the results: Not everyone has space to plant a traditional garden – or they may be renting and are not allowed to change the space they do have. Garden planter boxes are simple solutions to these problems.  The only real cost will be filling them with soil,…

DIY basics tips

This article covers common DIY basics, so I don’t have to explain them in every tutorial! If you have questions about any steps shown in any tutorial on this site, leave a comment so I can explain further. Getting things square. If you don’t own large builders square, you’ll need to square up your timber using a measuring tape….

$20 DIY Aquaponic Fish Tank from Recycled Pallets

  Project goals: Build a small Aquaponic fish tank for under $20. Integrate a Swirl Filter. Integrate a Bio Filter. Use recycled materials whenever possible. NO complex timber joints  – keep it simple. Leave space for easy insulation installation. Use simple hand tools whenever practical. Materials Required: 6 timber pallets. You can often get these for free, look in…