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The event went well through out the day on site. After we finished our time on site we head back to Hulme Community Garden. We had given them our installation for a better use in the future instead of just throwing it away. Will come here soon to see how the installation looks like in the future. This was a success, goodbye.
Posted 17 May 2014 00:08
Hi, meet Jody. One of the many passers by that has participate in this installation. She was really shocked that we were kind enough to be giving out free plants to the community. This event really had a great feed back from people who participated.
Posted 17 May 2014 00:03
The plotted plants were arrange on top of the ready made shelf that we have incorporated in the design. The plants that were chosen was the nobella, nasturtium, and the french marigold. They were within our budget and they are also suitable for indoors.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:59
The installation is almost ready. The info graphics turned up really good and clear. The position of it attracts the people walking opposite the road on the Stevenson square.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:55
We have blocked the ways on the site for safety of the passers by. Unloading the installation on site which is on Stevenson square opposite Fred Aldous. A good weather to construct the installation.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:51
The installation and also the plotted plants are ready for action.
Posted 16 May 2014 23:45
The bottom of the recycled jars has been drilled to allow drainage for the plants. Now the jars are suitable to be the pot for the plants. We were thought how to mix different soil for different plants.
Posted 16 May 2014 19:40
Spray paint and several stencil was used to make the info graphics. The tree is the main drawing followed by facts about green issues. The info graphics can easily be use as interaction with the passers by.
Posted 16 May 2014 19:02
I was one of them that were in charge on choosing what plant that we are going to be using for the installation. This plants will be given to the passers by during the day of installation. Plants that are going to be picked has to be under this criteria, they have to be small, cheap and also suitable for indoors.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:46
The wooden pallet was carefully chosen by us from the recycle pile in Hulme community garden and started on the construction. We started with covering up the empty surface of the wooden pallet with different wood that were deconstructed from other broken wooden pallet.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:42
We went to Hulme community garden to present our work. Helen one of the representative from the Hulme community garden helped us out on which design are we going to proceed on. She then guided us on how to combine all the ideas from for group and turned it into a hybrid.
Posted 16 May 2014 18:35
A detailed session on how to control and use spray paint. The demonstrator showed us a few effective technics on how to spray paint on wood.
Posted 6 May 2014 14:51
We went to the Hulme Community Garden Centre for a little 'Tour & Help' session and also to listen to a talk on home gardening. Among the community projects and installation that was located in the garden there was one that caught my eye that was the straw cottage (picture above). The interior walls were made out of mashed straw while the exterior was wood.
Posted 6 May 2014 14:39