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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

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Quiet gardens nestle up against apartment complex walls and fences, far from the controls of the centre – in planters and planted directly in the earth.

These side spaces, edges – passage territories – are just the right mix of light, elbow room and ‘half-hiddenness’ to act as invitations to garden.

(see The Open City by Richard Sennett (PDF link) for a discussion of passage territories)


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