Guerilla Gardener Plants Joy in Potholes

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August 8, 2012

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Guerilla Gardener Plants Joy in Potholes

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Guerilla Gardener Plants Joy in Potholes

They’re the bane of cyclists and motorists alike, but one urban gardener has grown a fondness for potholes after deciding to spruce up cities around Europe by filling them up with miniature flower arrangements. Australian Steve Wheen, 34, who lives in London, has been using flowers and small-scale objects to transform urban potholes for the last three years. The self-styled ‘guerrilla gardener’ has created mini gardens all around his home city but has now decided to bring joy to commuters across Europe with his unusual pothole creations. { read more }

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