Make your own grow light stand.  Start seeds indoors early! i love this. I have something similar in the garage, except it hangs from the ceiling. This would be PORTABLE! Imagine.

Make your own grow light stand. Start your vegetable seeds indoors early! I have something similar in the garage, except it hangs from the ceiling. This would be PORTABLE!

After a few weeks I realized the natural light wasn't cutting it. I made these simple shelves out of half inch maple (the same stuff the planter boxes are made out of). I mounted a 2 bulb (T8) fluorescent fixture under each and did my best to hide the cords. Hopefully this will be enough light for them.

I added some bookshelves/grow lights to my indoor planter boxes

made these simple shelves out of half inch maple (the same stuff the planter boxes are made out of). I mounted a 2 bulb fluorescent fixture under each and did my best to hide the cords.

These lamps let you grow plants anywhere - even in windowless rooms

These lamps let you grow plants anywhere - even in windowless rooms

Repurpose and combine two functions in one with a terrarium lamp!

Tiny Living Worlds in Glass: 12 Terrarium Ideas

DIY terrariums: Combine two functions in one with a terrarium lamp! A company called MoonTree Handworks offers a lamp kit with a clear glass jar, or you could easily create a DIY version with your own mason jar using an adapter kit.

Light your space, grow plants & experience nature, all year long. Unique growing medium & integrated grow light makes it easy to grow beautiful plants. Be the first to know about our living design product launches and receive exclusive pre-launch pricing.

Light your space, grow plants experience nature, all year long. Unique growing medium integrated grow light makes it easy to grow beautiful plants. Be the first to know about our living design product launches and receive exclusive pre-launch pricing.

winter sowing: a frugal, fool proof way to start seeds for your spring and summer veggie gardens. Works well for most veggies and flowers. Totally doing this!! Beats the heck out of forking over cash for grow lamps or seedlings from the big box stores (both of which have failed me miserably).

winter sowing: a frugal, fool proof way to start seeds for your spring and summer veggie gardens. Works well for most veggies and flowers. Totally doing this!<<just pinning for the trench in the snow pic.

Looking for an inexpensive alternative to those pricey grow lamp set-ups? Here's how we made our own DIY grow lamps on the Faulk Farmstead!

DIY Grow Lamps for Spring Seedlings

DIY Grow Lamps for Spring Seedlings - Faulk Farmstead There are some good tips in the comment section.

Succulents in an old floor lamp

This is brilliant! An old floor lamp turned into a planter pedestal. a GREAT idea for those old torchier lamps that catch fire. Gut them and use them as planters.

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inexpensive grow lamp -- design one to fit an aeroponic food tower to hold the LED lights that allow you to grow food indoors year round.

Tulip Basket. Most plant supports are ugly, but this is a great look. Any local sources? bottledupdesignesblog...

Recycle before cycling to the Garden centre: Plant support/Tulip Basket: an old lamp shade frame.

[ Info: Seed Starting Basics ] The where, when, why, and how of planting. Includes tips on containers, grow lights, timing, and caring for seedlings. ~ from TheGardenersEden.com

Gardener's Supply/ Compact Tabletop Garden Starter Kit/ Everything you need to start your tomato seedlings indoors (except the seeds)

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