On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening Without Boundaries

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - Gardening - 204 pages
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When Richard Reynolds began gardening secretly in brick planters outside his council block in south London, he had no idea he was part of a global movement of guerilla cells committed to combating neglect in public spaces. This is a book for all citizens who believe that responsbility for our environment lies in our own hands.

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User Review  - timtom - LibraryThing

This book is a good primer on the concept of guerrilla gardening, with interesting anecdotes and historical background to boot. Sadly, it is very sparingly illustrated and somewhat lengthy while ... Read full review

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User Review  - flydodofly - LibraryThing

great to get the idea what it is all about. it sounds like great fun, but one probably needs to learn it by doing, like everything else. so I should be on a lookout for like-minded people, really... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Richard Reynolds' first illegal cultivation was at college, where he planted windowsills with boxes of Busy Lizzies. He became a guerrilla gardener in earnest in 2004 when he moved into a council block with dilapidated communal flowerbeds in London's Elephant & Castle.

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