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.

Pies Will Save the World

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Burmese Fried Prawn and Bean Sprouts Salad

Burmese Fried Prawn and Bean Sprouts Salad

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Burmese Mont Lin Ma Yar

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