Growing an Avocado tree from seed in a bucket

If you’ve ever wondered if you could grow your own avocado tree with a seed you had left, rest assured you can! All you need are patience and sunlight. There are many different methods people use to grow avocados from seed, we’ll cover a few of them here.

Method one: The toothpick method.

This seems to be the most popular method. It works as following:

Avocado cut in half with seed visible

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Space Buckets: How to grow plants indoors in a bucket

Did you know you can grow plants in a bucket, without needing any sunlight? Such buckets are called “space buckets”. These buckets contain a design with LED-lights that allow a plant to grow without the need for sunlight. At slightly over 100 dollar per bucket, these buckets are not cheap to build, but they’re a great experiment, especially for people who have rooms without sufficient natural sunlight to grow plants in. We recommend building your own space bucket, following the step-by-step guide below.

How to build your own space bucket

space buckets black DIY how to guide

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Make your Own Sea Salt

Creating sea salt from ocean water is an ancient practice almost completely lost to us today. In the foodie bible The 100-Mile Diet, the very last food the authors found locally after a year of eating regionally, was a bag of pure sea salt from the Pacific Northwest oceans.

If like most humans you live close to one of the planet’s seven seas, you can participate in this ancient craft. It starts off with a 5 gallon bucket.


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