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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

Hanging Gardens
Light Hanging Garden
Light Hanging Garden

An easy hanging garden created by hanging a light planter from a tree branch.

Apartment Block Garden Fixtures
Apartment Block Garden Fixtures

Affixing small hangers and substantial brackets to increase the plant population.

Powerpole Hanging Basket
Powerpole Hanging Basket

S-hook and hanger on powerpole climbing peg makes for a stable hanging garden.

Hanging Pots off a Breeze Block Wall
Hanging Pots off a Breeze Block Wall

Simple and novel solution.

Harajuku Flower Pot Wall more Grandma than Hipster
Harajuku Flower Pot Wall more Grandma than Hipster

That’s a lot of flowers for one tiny space.

Laundry Pole Hanging Garden
Laundry Pole Hanging Garden

Horizontal garden hanging on a laundry pole.

Hanging Garden
Hanging Garden

Chains and hooks and nails and pots….

Impromptu Hanging Garden
Impromptu Hanging Garden

City infrastructure fosters independent green.

Goya Awning
Goya Awning

Shade, food, community.

Simple Clothes Hanger Garden
Simple Clothes Hanger Garden

Laundry pole + clothes hangers in Omotesando

Frugal Hanging Garden
Frugal Hanging Garden

Simple, robust, flexible

Succulents in rusty recycled cans
Succulents in rusty recycled cans

Another only-in-Tokyo street beauty

Wire Pot Plant Hangers
Wire Pot Plant Hangers

Wire twisted into pot plant holders to decorate roadside residential fencing.

Clothes Hanger Garden
Clothes Hanger Garden

Car port hanging garden constructed from modified hangers

High Climber in Twine
High Climber in Twine

An interesting take on the classic balcony-supported green curtain.

Eye-level Pot Plant Rack
Eye-level Pot Plant Rack

Precarious yet thoughtful, this construction does not intrude into the narrow thoroughfare any further than the curb line.

S-Hooks are Tokyo’s super glue
S-Hooks are Tokyo’s super glue

this hanging pot relies on an S-hook to attach itself to the existing built environment

Pots Trump Cars in Kokubunji
Pots Trump Cars in Kokubunji

Space for gardening more important that private transport in a leafy Tokyo suburb.

Striking Hanging Garden in Yanaka
Striking Hanging Garden in Yanaka

Hanging planter space 3m above a Yanaka alley.

Tree Branch Hanging Pots
Tree Branch Hanging Pots

A simple solution for a hanging garden on a narrow Yanaka footpath.

Hanging Gardens of Harajuku
Hanging Gardens of Harajuku

Precarious hanging gardens one step back from Tokyo’s fashion district.

Curbside Assemblage with High Hanging Pots
Curbside Assemblage with High Hanging Pots

High hanging pots in wire

Tiny Paradise in Meguro-ku
Tiny Paradise in Meguro-ku

Who needs a yard?!

Kokubunji Hanging Garden
Kokubunji Hanging Garden

Ways to wire your hanging garden.

Potplant Holder in Packing Twine
Potplant Holder in Packing Twine

Plastic twine creates space for extra hanging pot-plants.

Clever Hook-based Hanging Garden
Clever Hook-based Hanging Garden

A clever solution for creating a hanging garden along a breeze block wall without damaging/affecting the structure in any permanent way.