Skip to content
Society, Politics & Law

Guerilla Gardening

Updated Monday 25th November 2013

Gardening without boundaries.

Guerilla Gardening logo Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Guerilla Gardening Guerilla Gardening "encourages gardening without boundaries and seeks to provide inspiration through an exchange of ideas and experiences from guerrilla gardeners around the world and those seeking to become one. Whether you're making a place more beautiful, more edible, more fragrant, more bio diverse, more friendly, more thought provoking or all of that what we have in common is gardening without boundaries".

It was initiated by social movement activists and encourages people to participate through protest & direct action. Guerilla Gardening is local and global in orientation and concerned with environment & sustainability and neighbourhood & community.

It was launched in 1973 and is ongoing.

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.

 

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?

Other content you may like

Environment: Following the flows Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission free course icon Level 1 icon

Nature & Environment 

Environment: Following the flows

What affects the atmospheric and ocean flows? This free course, Environment: Following the flows, explores the mechanisms that are important; the most rapid carrier is the wind. The basic principle of global atmospheric circulation is simple: warm air rises and cold air sinks. How does this principle affect the atmosphere and flow of water in practical terms?

Free course
12 hrs
What is Participation Now? Creative commons image Icon Scotticus_ under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

What is Participation Now?

Why we started Participation Now, a new resource for exploring development and innovation in public participation initiatives.

Article
Researching Occupy London Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © K7335 | Dreamstime.com article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Researching Occupy London

Those few cold months camped outside St Pauls were a fragile attempt to create a political subject beyond the terrain of politics as usual.

Article
Constitution UK Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Constitution UK article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Constitution UK

Crowdsourcing the UK's constitution.

Article
Hack For Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Hack for Change article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Hack For Change

A National day of civic hacking

Article
nQuire Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: nQuire article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

nQuire

Supporting inquiry based learning.

Article
HM Government e-petitions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: UK Government article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

HM Government e-petitions

Create and sign petitions online.

Article
UK Uncut: Changing public opinion through direct action Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: UK Uncut article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

UK Uncut: Changing public opinion through direct action

“Starbucks felt so pressured by the public that they felt obliged to pay £20,000,000 to the HMRC.” Our series of interviews with activists and practitioners who organise public participation initiatives speaks next to Sarah Kwei from UK Uncut, the direct action group that works to raise awareness of tax avoidance and austerity cuts through creative forms of protest.

Article
The California Report Card Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The California Report Card article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

The California Report Card

Assign grades to the State of California on timely issues.

Article