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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

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Fixing a Park Map
Fixing a Park Map

Hand drawn modifications to a public park map detail suggested exit routes.

Tokyo’s Convivial Parks
Tokyo's Convivial Parks

Diversity, Vibrance, Tolerance

Why are some neighborhood parks so sad?
Why are some neighborhood parks so sad?

Many of Tokyo’s res­id­en­tial neigh­bor­hood parks are poorly main­tained and under-used……

Tokyo Greenmail
Tokyo Greenmail

Greenmail instead of blackmail, or cute act of guerilla gardening.

Golfer’s Fence
Golfer's Fence

Avid golfer brings hobby home to the garden.

A Public Train Set in Zoushigaya
A Public Train Set in Zoushigaya

A public train set in a rather barren raised garden on a small street across from a cemetery and the music school.

Potted plant in bicycle basket
Potted plant in bicycle basket

Did the bicycle owner leave the potted plant in the basket, or did a stranger deposit it there?

Small green curtain at factory car shop
Small green curtain at factory car shop

It’s great to see people make use of work time and space for some vegetable gardening.