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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The practice of building gardens on abandoned or ignored land is called guerrilla gardening. People around the world use this method to beautify public space, build community, and grow their own food ... Read full review

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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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