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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

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Koenji Sidewalk Garden
Koenji Sidewalk Garden

Variety of plants and impeccable maintenance

Goya Awning
Goya Awning

Shade, food, community.

Lush Potted Alley
Lush Potted Alley

Permanence of impermanent structure; Relaxed hiding space; Natural cooling; Shade.

Japanese anemone signal fall
Japanese anemone signal fall

naming confusion is quite common with flower and plants

Spectacular Goya Curtain in Tokyo Suburbs
Spectacular Goya Curtain in Tokyo Suburbs

Amazing first-time goya curtain

Shinjuku Ward Office greening
Shinjuku Ward Office greening

sidewalk awning with minimal space and maintenance, impacts thousands coming to ward office

Growing eggplant and cucumber on high-rise balcony
Growing eggplant and cucumber on high-rise balcony

Cucumbers grow incredibly fast

Up in the Air in Shibuya
Up in the Air in Shibuya

From my vantage point on the 5th floor of an Aoyama Dori office building I check on the progress of a number of rooftop gardens which are invisible from down below…..

Watermelon on my Balcony
Watermelon on my Balcony

My watermelon plant has produced an enormous amount of growth in just two months on the balcony…….