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Issue 005

Horticulture Jamming

by Patrick James, Jonathan Warren

May 27, 2007
Londoners can relax: the newest subversives in their city are armed only with green thumbs. Cadres of illicit horticulturists, equipped with hoes and shovels, have been venturing into the night to plant guerrilla gardens-carefully landscaped areas in the small open spaces that cities build to beautify the landscape but then so often leave fallow. The movement, cultivated online by 30-year-old Richard Reynolds, an adman by day who moonlights as a renegade gardener, has spread throughout the United Kingdom, and guerrilla gardens have appeared as far away as Vancouver, Canada. Missions require reconnaissance, strategy, and stealthy gardening, and each successful planting strikes a blow for a more refined metropolitan aesthetic.LEARN MORE guerillagardening.org 
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