A little kitchen garden…

As Spring gets under way, I’ve just been sent these wonderful two gardens from Alex and his grandma Mary.

Alex has been recovering after having his appendix out, so he’s had plenty of time to plan his little garden.


Alex and Mary have created the very first herb pothole garden in Haslemere road in Crouch End, so their neighbours can enjoy some free herbs over the summer months.






If all of the recent sunshine has inspired you to get out there and spread some happiness, take a photo and email it to me so I can share your adventures here on the blog.  To help you get you kitted out, my lovely friends over at YIMBY are giving away some great guerrilla gardening starter kits, check them out here.

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Did someone say spring?

Finally, it’s almost time to dust off the BBQ, fire it up and soak up some sunshine.

I headed out gardening with photographer Jonathan Perugia who got this great snap the other morning of my BBQ inspired garden…

The Pothole Gardener Spring Garden

My lovely friends over at YIMBY are giving away some great guerrilla gardening starter kits that include  Kabloom Seedbom’s, some gardening tools plus a copy of On Guerrilla Gardening and a copy of my book, The Little Book Of Little Gardens.


To enter the competition and win, just click here. Good luck! If you win, get out there and make a pothole garden so I can post it here on the blog!

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The little things on Valentine’s Day…


After finding some seasonal blooms at New Covent Garden Market (and meeting Bob, one of the stars of their annual calendar),  I found this little pothole in Vauxhall ripe for some gardening to share the love this Valentine’s Day.


For those of you who follow my work, you’ll know that I’m a big believer in the little things – “it’s those little gestures that can make a big difference”. I wanted to share this great little film from Time To Change, a mental health charity.

What little gesture could you make today to make a big difference?

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Autumnal happenings

I’ve been sent some super sweet gardens over the past week or so.

Raven Forest sent me this wonderful series complete with some adorable tiny people (and hedgehog!)!



And the staff at Garden Lamposts have been busy, with this pothole inspired installation!

our pothole garden by Garden lamp post company staff

pothole garden by Garden Lamp Post company

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A Little Colombian Colour…

Stéphane Leybold recently sent me these great pics of his gardening in Bogotá, Colombia, check out some great reactions the gardens got!

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You can see more of her work on his facebook page.

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A twin and a tractor…

This week, two more pothole gardens have sprung up in Europe.

Andrea from Italy sent me his little garden, complete with a tractor (to help fix the road, of course…).





And perhaps the world’s first “twin” pothole garden was spotted in the Netherlands in the Inventor District.




Thanks for sending them to me – if you spot a pothole garden, get in touch!

When I was in Prague recently, I came across the forget-me-not project, a project to help find missing children. Check them out, it’s a great cause and they are accepting donations if you’re feeling generous.

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