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Sweet urban gardening in Paris: the greening of bollards, placed in particular areas to prevent vehicular access.
“Design studio, Rosenbaum, designed this garden as an inexpensive small space solution for growing herbs and spices… All you need is emptied and cleaned 2-liter PET bottles, scissors, clothesline rope, twine or wire, and two washers per bottle.”
More pictures at Treehugger
Submitted by Floor van Wulfften Palthe:
This project fits perfectually in your website!
“Poster Pocket Plants are an idea by two artists from Toronto. They cut into the thick layers of illegal advertising posters, peel it back, fold it over, staple it, and fill it with soil and plants. Easy enough and you end up with a cheap, DIY green wall. Its a protest against advertisers, its slightly illegal, and a little hippie all in one. An A+ Urban Hack. One of them waxes a little deeper on his blog.”
Thanks! This is rad
A “pop-up park” for urban spaces that have been forgotten. After a while it goes back to its vacant and dormant state, returning every year in a different form.
“Originally created by Rebar, San Francisco art and design collective, PARK(ing) Day is an annual, one-day, global event where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spots into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public parks.”
Promotion in Auckland, New Zealand for Green Drinks International, an “organic, self-organising network” of people who work in environmental fields.