Affixing small hangers and substantial brackets to increase the plant population.
Hand drawn modifications to a public park map detail suggested exit routes.
This well tended local neighbourhood park garden is actually a quiet memorial to a deceased spouse.
A great use of dead space, allowing people in a crowded neighborhood to have outdoor plants.
Decorative charm and creative practical application.
It’s interesting to see a material that usually acts as a pest deterrent incorporated into the construction of the garden.
Fine-grained care and human(e) attachment
Informal boundary in sticks and string.
Care and attachment in a desolate landscape.
The honesty and community of Tokyo’s walkable suburbs.
Gardening by a green road.
Variety of plants and impeccable maintenance
Shade, food, community.
Dead space becomes a place of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Plants can play many roles in neighbourhood life.
Passage territories are invitations to garden.
Free food every where, in Tokyo
A bit of greenification helps keep this inner-city commerce spot free of parked bicycles.
Another example of the hand made aspects of Japanese mass-made toilets.
How cool that the students are offering the station something alive.
Decorating a smoking/drink machine ‘rest spot’.
Planters in planters.
A lovely twist to the usually forboding and odorous gaping deadspace.
What surprises me still are Tokyo residents’ ingenuity and passion for cultivating plants and community in a crowded, over-built city…..
High-priced residence, luxury car, beautiful flower, and humble maintenence method.
Public planter asks passers-by for a bit of water.
Flexible nature watching timetable in government park.
Japan has a famous set of seven fall flowers
in between two train tracks, an elevated overpass, and a convenience store . . .
What happens when disembodied forces try to impose beauty on the city…
The flowers vary in color, and the students track the progress in notebooks. Looks like fun.