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Productive, Profitable and Pretty
Productive, Profitable and Pretty

Diverse use of family land/carpark.

Roof Tile Planter
Roof Tile Planter

Unique reuse of traditional materials.

Slim Flower Garden
Slim Flower Garden

Creating space from nothing.

PET Bottle Planters
PET Bottle Planters

Early 2003 example from Nagoya

Curbside Tiered Garden
Curbside Tiered Garden

Molded to the edge of the plot.

Raised Garden
Raised Garden

A host of edibles in a junk inscribed plot.

Conjunctive Gardening
Conjunctive Gardening

Pots, blocks, dirt and plants sit, stand on and burrow over and into each other.

Frugal Hanging Garden
Frugal Hanging Garden

Simple, robust, flexible

Entrance Markers
Entrance Markers

A ramshackle arrangement.

No Parking in Potplants
No Parking in Potplants

A bit of greenification helps keep this inner-city commerce spot free of parked bicycles.

Mosquito Repellent Vase in Park Toilet
Mosquito Repellent Vase in Park Toilet

Another example of the hand made aspects of Japanese mass-made toilets.

Dead Space Onions
Dead Space Onions

Dead space unsuable for parking or commerce.

Wire Pot Plant Hangers
Wire Pot Plant Hangers

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

Storing Cabbages, Drying Shoes
Storing Cabbages, Drying Shoes

Metal window ledge provides ample space for both storing cabbages and drying shoes.

Breeze Block Parking Pots
Breeze Block Parking Pots

Breeze blocks that form the edging of a carpark double as sturdy plant pots.