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Tokyo DIY Gardening Hands-on gardening for a crowded city

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Succulents in rusty recycled cans
Succulents in rusty recycled cans

Another only-in-Tokyo street beauty

Makeshift plastic rope trellis for morning glory
Makeshift plastic rope trellis for morning glory

Is this a new trend? I am looking forward to watching these plants grow this summer.

Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat
Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat

Contrary to popular opinion, cities only become devoid of natural life by active suppression…..

Summer Vegetables on the Sidewalk
Summer Vegetables on the Sidewalk

I love how seasonal and impromptu this vegetable gardening is. A city that’s safe for vegetables and plants is one that also welcomes people.

Flower Breaking Through Pavement
Flower Breaking Through Pavement

How did it get there? How does it survive the city’s relentless drive to bury every grain of soil?

Bonsais displayed on sidewalk and street
Bonsais displayed on sidewalk and street

this collection of bonsais sits on recycled containers

Neighborhood sunflowers
Neighborhood sunflowers

I love how these sunflowers are growing at the intersection of two small streets, and how the round flowers echo the larger, convex street mirror. The flowers grow in a tiny scrap of soil just outside the wall around a residence. After preparing the image, I realized that I took a similar photo last year. […]