Guerrilla Gardeners (Google / Sydney Morning Herald)

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Guerrilla Gardeners

Michael O’Reilly
February 17, 2009

Generally, I can’t stand gardening shows, probably because the only plants that survive under my care are cacti. But Guerrilla Gardeners is different, featuring an energetic team of do-gooders who give ugly, neglected corners of the urban landscape a makeover.

First project: a toxic square of land near the train station in Canterbury, which they set out to beautify without DAs, impact assessments, health and safety certificates and the myriad regulations that tend to stop things being done.


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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.