Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Architecture - 240 pages
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A guide to greening cities -- with or without permission.
 

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This books is inspiring. It is also very funny. Tracey packs a lot of useful information about how and what to plant to make the world a better place. Guerrilla gardening is awesome and I'm going to do it. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Big Idea Or What to Say If Youre Stopped
19
Where to Start You DO Live Here So Why Arent You Home By Now?
37
What to Use Dont Reinvent the Wheel Borrow Someones Car
61
Growing Basics The Root End Goes Down
81
Naturescaping 101Theres Always Somebody Home in a Habitat
101
Get Off the Grass Make It a Meadow
121
Grow Your Own Community Garden It Takes a Village to Raise a Turnip
137
When to Work Within The Art of Aikido Politics
157
Start Spreading the NewsInformation Is Just Fertilizer With Better PR
175
Where to Go from Here Make Your City the Salvation of the World
199
Bibliography
211
Notes
215
Index
219
About the Author
227
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David Tracey owns and operates EcoUrbanist, an environmental media+design company in Vancouver, and serves as Executive Director of Tree City Canada, a non-profit ecological engagement group. Also an international journalist, he is a consulting arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, and holds a Master's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of British Columbia.

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