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San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: 210-299-2666

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August 30, 2018

Over here on the Eastside, just like the South and Westside, we are experiencing a influx in predatory house market dealing.  One of the by-products of this is a extensive amount of these "We Buy Houses" Signs illegally posted to poles and at intersections around in the neighborhood.  Its perfectly legal for residents to remove these ugly signs but then we end up with a pile of these signs lying around.  Our first project was lead by Marisol Cortez, Greg Harmon and Raul Gomez and I where we made a political statement by building a walk-in 8 ft tall house made out of house flipper signs.  But as in Permaculture, we must think, what do we we have a influx of materials in our environment?  how best can we use these materials?  The idea of a solar shield came from the fact that even though plants require full sun, 12 or 10 hours of sun can be too much for our Texas solar heat.  Using these signs as a shield to protect vulnerable plants from extended sun times can really increase the potent...

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