guerrilla garden

City Street Garden – Reclaimed with Seed Bombs

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This is a project I have been working on for a couple years now. After few failed guerrilla garden attempts at various places around the city I found a good spot for a garden. The first year I put in a couple beds, the second year I put in three more and used them as experimental plots to test out a few combinations of seeds in seed ball form to find out which was a good mix for depleted urban soil that is rocky, packed and sterile.

Watering the Garden

Watering the Garden

Published in Far West Almanac, September 2009. Perhaps I have been watching too much Al Jazeera, but that, along with the film Blue Gold: World Water Wars, has got me worrying about folks down in LA. I honestly still can't believe that Arnold Schwarzenegger is really the governor of California— ...

Guerrilla Gardening by the Skytrain

Guerrilla Gardening by the Skytrain

After waiting for residency for more than a year, wondering how much longer I would be an illegitimate person was starting to wear on me. But, as they say, when the planets are in line everything falls into place. The full rose moon of June 7th, 2009 was such a day. I finally got my Canadian residen ...