“Guerrilla gardeners” – Evening News article

Original article online at http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Guerrilla-gardeners-use-flower-power.5188638.jp

Guerrilla gardeners use flower power to tidy up city

Published Date: 21 April 2009
By Andrew Picken

THEY fight filth with flowers and waste with willpower.

“Guerrilla gardening” has arrived in the Capital after a group of volunteers took it upon themselves to transform a patch of council-owned wasteland in the city’s Southside.

The direct action movement is common place across the world and involves local activists taking over abandoned parcels of land in mainly urban areas and sprucing them up with plants or by growing crops. Continue reading ““Guerrilla gardeners” – Evening News article”