Tag : Guerrilla Gardening

How To Make Seed Bombs: Spread the Love

Seed bombs are neat little packages of seeds, compost and clay. They’re fab to make and even better to spread and watch grow. Cast them throughout your yard, garden, or neglected stretches of your neighborhood. Think of it as an…

2 Comments / 897 View / December 8, 2014

Forest Man | One Tree at a Time

This is a film worth watching and a life worth following. Forest Man tells the story of Jadav Payeng and the 1,360 acre forest he planted on Majuli Island in Northeast India. The island, the largest river island on Earth,…

2 Comments / 113 View / August 5, 2014

Growing Flowers with Spin: Upcycled Bicycle Gardens

  Check out this community inspired project. Curbside, upcycled bicycle gardens along the lanes of Crystal Beach, Ontario. Fab, fun and funky, these gardens are part of the village beautification campaign and hard to miss. I love these moments. When traveling…

0 Comments / 188 View / July 13, 2014

Guerrilla Gardening Surprise

I have a new guerrilla gardening tactic. Walk around with a flat of seedlings wrapped up neatly in paper pots and see what happens. I love the quizzical looks – eyes quickly darting from me to the tray, back to…

2 Comments / 66 View / June 27, 2013

Gardens to People

Guerrilla gardening akin to a Burning Man art car and possibly inspiration for alternative topiary.  Limited only by imagination. The on-line magazine, Environmental Graffiti, provides insight into guerrilla gardening, stating, “…it’s an urban movement… sowing the seeds of subversive environmental pro-activism…

0 Comments / 18 View / February 15, 2011

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

No ordinary guerrilla gardener, Steve Wheen chronicles his efforts in an interview last April with UK’s Metro: “I’m a mad keen gardener but I live in a small flat without a garden,” said Mr Wheen, from Shoreditch, east London.  “I…

0 Comments / 25 View / December 14, 2010