My Sidewalk Garden Experiment
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My Sidewalk Garden Experiment
This is a transmedia project documenting the process of building of my sidewalk garden. Transmedia is the inclusion of as many media platforms, and genres as possible. This page contains videos, audio, text, photography, and an interactive map.
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My Sidewalk Garden Experiment

This is an audio slide show project documenting the process of me building my very own sidwalk garden
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Although this looks like a Youtube video. It's actually an audio piece with a photo slide show. This is a brief documentaiton of the entire process of building my sidewalk garden. Enjoy! 

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Planting my Sidewalk Garden

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In my last post I displayed how I filled my raised beds with soil. Finding Soil for my Sidewalk Garden. After, I was finally ready to get some plants growing. SF is a year round growing climate...
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This is my final Tumblr post on my sidewalk garden documenting the seeds I direct sowed into my soil, and the perrenials I transplanted.

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Finding Soil for my Sidewalk Garden

Finding Soil for my Sidewalk Garden | My Sidewalk Garden Experiment | Scoop.it
In my last post my roommates and i built raised beds for our sidewalk garden. The next step was getting soil to fill them. This is a very important step because healthy soil equals healthy plants....
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This is my third tumblr post for my sidewalk garden documenting how I filled my raised beds with soil. (A combination of Lone Mt, worm poop, and potting mix). 

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Building REsources

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For more info on Building REsources click the picture above. 

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Starting My Side Walk Garden at Building REsources

Starting My Side Walk Garden at Building REsources | My Sidewalk Garden Experiment | Scoop.it
It has always been a dream of mine to have a garden. But living in San Francisco and not having a backyard makes this difficult. I want to prove that it is possible by starting a sidewalk garden in...
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This is my first tumblr post on my sidewalk garden. It documents the the first step of the process, which was buying wood for raised beds at Building REsources.

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Google map of my favorite spots to garden

Google map of my favorite spots to garden | My Sidewalk Garden Experiment | Scoop.it
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To reach my interactive google map CLICK HERE: https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=213147628371935148181.0004ebf1a9dc58f6d1ea8&msa=0&ll=37.759316,-122.45945&spn=0.16367,0.265045 

 

This is a map of all my favorite spots to garden in SF. It's  mostly here to find where my sidewalk garden is located. But it also locates other community gardens that gave me the inputs, and training to build a garden of my own. 

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Worm Composting

University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Marjorie Peronto discusses the benefits and best methods of worm composting.
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Here's an awesome informative video on worm composting. She not only educates you about the benefits of worm composting, but also teaches you how to start your own! 

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How To Build Raised Bed Box For a Garden

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Here's a helpful Youtube video made by another fellow gardener. It goes in depth on how to build raised beds. It's a bit differnt than mine, but I think it's quite helpful for beginners! 

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Building Raised Beds for my Sidewalk Garden

Building Raised Beds for my Sidewalk Garden | My Sidewalk Garden Experiment | Scoop.it
So a few weeks ago I bought wood and an old drawer at Building REsources for my sidewalk garden. I was ready to commence the construction and borrowed an electric saw and drill from my friend Lizzy.
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This is my second Tumlbr post documenting how my roomates and I built the raised beds. 

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