Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Guerilla Gardening (I wish I had known about this when I was a kid!)

I read about this today on the environmental blogosphere and literally laughed out loud: GUERILLA GARDENING. This is where environmental activists throw handfuls of seeds and plant wildlife in ugly or vacant lots in order to "use the land" or make a space more aesthetically pleasing. I can just imagine my younger self, dressing up in full ninja stealth with my brother Nate, and replanting all of my dad's prize flora all over the neighborhood...

You can check it out here: http://www.theenvironmentalblog.org/2009/07/guerrilla-gardening/