Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pimp Your Pavement Walking Tour 20 June

As part of the London Festival of Architecture I’ll be leading a 90 minute walking tour around the numerous pimped pavements (and beyond) of Southwark, most of which are guerrilla gardens. We start in the centre of the Elephant & … Continue reading

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The beauty of tree cages

Young trees are often caged in a wire fence, which is all very sensible (as long as the cage is removed when the tree gets bigger and isn’t left to pierce into the trunk) but also quite ugly. Beyond ugly, … Continue reading

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The Gardens of You Me Bum Bum Train’s

When You Me Bum Bum Train got in touch I thought they might be confused about what kind of pimping I offered. But they weren’t. They needed help transforming two very miserable old flower beds outside a derelict council office … Continue reading

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Stoke Newington’s Ladies That Pimp

I gave a talk at the Stoke Newington Literary Festival this morning about guerrilla gardening and my Pimp Your Pavement project. And afterwards a delighted woman called Chris told me about her street nearby where several residents have been planting … Continue reading

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