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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Some Garden Tidbits and Pics

Update on Green Wall Experiment
I have created more recycled bag planters. On these I put 4 grommets - one on each corner. I filled them with a lightweight soil mix and compost and used tie wraps to attach them to the fence. They are planted with cucumbers, tomatoes, zucchini and collards.

Some pictures:

Close up of the newly hung and planted fence planters

3 tiers of Fence Planters

I visited two community gardens today.
The Miracle Garden on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, NY has become a place to lock bicycles and bicycle parts on the fence. There was also a bicycle sculpture on the fence. Initially I thought it was a "white bike" tribute to a bicyclist who was killed in a bicycle accident but with a closer look, it is actually 2 bicycles joined together sharing the rear wheel. I liked it.
Oh and the whole thing is topped off by a Smoke Tree in full bloom.


I also visited the West 104th St Community Garden in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We just installed a Rainwater Harvesting System collecting from an adjacent building with a 1000 square foot roof into a 1000 gallon tank. This garden has a rain barrel committee and they must have been hard at work before we arrived because this is what we found:

1 comment:

  1. خدماتنا متميزة عن غيرنا في مجال التسريبات سربات المياه والعوزال وحل بطرق سليمة دون التدمير فعندنا في شركة ركن البيت افضل يوجد افضل الفنين الممتزين في مجال التسربات والكشف عنها بدون اي مشاكل من خلال الطاقم التي تم تدريبه في شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالدمام فتعاملك معنا ستحصل علي خدمات متميزة

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