What is it about Guerrilla Gardening? No matter how many times you see it happen, or hear about a new verge planting, it’s always exciting. Is it the fact that growing tomatoes is actually that invigorating?
Or is it that people’s small acts of community are that much needed? Either way, here’s a few things I’ve come across this week. First up, vigilante gardening in Brooklyn NYC. Small scale, but full of implications.
and the completion of the project:
And then here’s a pothole garden from London:
And a micro wallgarden, by the same artist:
Lastly, here’s a wee microclimate Nick and I made back in the days of art, as part of a commission by Govett-Brewster Gallery in New Zealand, on the streets of New Plymouth in 2007:
What’s the latest great bit of guerrilla gardening you’ve come across?
We’ll be incorporating a taste of guerrilla gardening into our Urban Permaculture Design Course in Sydney this January, as part of 2 fabulous weeks of Permaclture design, theory and technique.
Links to the various garden vigilantes above:
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