We explain how Haitians transform oil drums into art. #Singingrooster has been a patron of oil drum art/hammered metal for years. Join us.
How Haitians Transform Oil Drums into Art in Haiti’s Iron Village, Croix des Bouquets
Singing Rooster has written 3 fabulous articles on Haiti’s Iron Village. In this third piece, it’s all about Haitian art: how oil drums are transformed into sculptures, ornaments, wall art. In our second article (read that first), we describe how oil drums are transform into canvases and provide a video of the entire process. In our first article, we chronical Haiti’s iron village, Noailles / Croix des Bouquets. How do Haitians make art out of oil drums? Good question. Most island nations import every drop … Read More
Jute or Sisal Coffee Sacks work GREAT in the Garden
Hey Garden Store or Nursery: Jute or Sisal Coffee Sacks work GREAT in the Garden Recycle Coffee Sacks: 4 Easy Steps for Growing Potatoes in a Recycled Coffee Jute or Sisal Sack Roll sack down (you’ll roll up / add dirt as plants grow). This is easiest with two people as the sack can be resistant depending on material. The sack should look like a thin doughnut. Add 3 inches of soil—enough to totally cover the bottom. This should be regular garden soil—nothing too rich. Potatoes … Read More