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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

Posts Tagged ‘Harajuku’
Organic Decoration
Organic Decoration

Out of season fox face tied to a tree add a splash of colour to a central Harajuku street.

Tiered Garden in Breeze Blocks
Tiered Garden in Breeze Blocks

A bit of life and color in a tight inner-city driveway.

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.

Tomatoes and Rice on Harajuku Curb
Tomatoes and Rice on Harajuku Curb

While the resultant rice will probably not be enough for a meal, this experiment adds a different element to the usual curbside vege-garden fare.

Hanging Gardens of Harajuku
Hanging Gardens of Harajuku

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

Pipe-Based Potplant Holder
Pipe-Based Potplant Holder

External piping engaged as potplant holder in central Harajuku.

Ivy trained into an X-shape topiary
Ivy trained into an X-shape topiary

This local person must enjoy plants and the opportunity to make something artful in a small space.

Vivid Escapee Bougainvillea
Vivid Escapee Bougainvillea

The elderly man taking a morning stroll in his pajamas stopped to share his amazement and pleasure at the sight.

Balcony overflows with bougainvillea and other plants
Balcony overflows with bougainvillea and other plants

This corner balcony must have 40 or even 100 plants. I wonder what it looks like from inside the apartment.

Curbside Planting Technique
Curbside Planting Technique

Pots-on-pots for a quick and cheap way to add garden space at the residential border.

Potplant Holder in Packing Twine
Potplant Holder in Packing Twine

Plastic twine creates space for extra hanging pot-plants.

Maison Harajuku
Maison Harajuku

A single vine originates from the right side of the front of the building……..