[Blabber] Garden Materials

Robby O'Connor robby.oconnor at gmail.com
Fri May 3 06:07:30 UTC 2013


May I propose we allow the gardens...goodies to be used by the other 
members? :)
On 5/1/2013 7:09 PM, Mark Phelan wrote:
> "where there's a will there's a way"? (cargo bike snap)
>   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=500884693293433
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> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Justin Levinson <localtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the heads up, Konstantin!
>>
>> My friend lives by a place in WB that has them, and i routinely see them on
>> the street in the HM neighborhood, but it is a big pain in the ass to cart
>> them around (I tried to take a really nice pine one from 23rd and 6th but
>> had no way to cart it down to the space).
>>
>> Right now I'm more struggling with how to select the growing medium and get
>> it up to the roof.  Will start beating the bushes a bit.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Guan Yang <guan at yang.dk> wrote:
>>> I don't think it's that hard to get pallets, e.g.
>>> http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/zip/3778144146.html
>>>
>>> But take them if find a truck and are driving up there anyway for
>>> something else.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 15:50 , Konstantin Avdashchenko wrote:
>>>
>>>> Ive mentioned before that there are about 6 pallets here at West Point
>>>> if anyone has a van to get them, Also, Sung, the 2 computer tables are still
>>>> here. If you know anyone with a van or a truck, we can pick them up.
>>>>
>>>> Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 15:22:16 -0400
>>>> From: localtalent at gmail.com (mailto:localtalent at gmail.com)
>>>> To: blabber at list.hackmanhattan.com
>>>> (mailto:blabber at list.hackmanhattan.com)
>>>> Subject: [Blabber] Garden Materials
>>>>
>>>> Hey all,
>>>>
>>>> Started construction on the new beds up on the roof, but wanted to
>>>> holler at the collective intelligence we've got around here.
>>>>
>>>> Current plan is: Root barrier cloth on the bottom, a layer of gravel for
>>>> drainage, and then some kind of growing medium on top. I'm trying to stay
>>>> away from straight soil due to weight concerns, anyone have experience with
>>>> other media?
>>>>
>>>> Happy to put together some more of these beds for anyone else who wants
>>>> to partake, including other building tenants (Sung/Annatina/others) - each
>>>> bed took two pallets and will require a few metal straps and some nails.
>>>> We're pretty much out of pallets at this point, so we'd need a few more for
>>>> additional growing space. Upcycling!
>>>>
>>>>
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