Those Useless Trees — Guerilla Gardening with Agave

If you've ever walked anywhere in Los Angeles other than to and from a car, you've no doubt noticed that there are dirt squares along many sidewalks into which the city occasionally plants trees. I don't know what the technical name of these squares is or even if they have one. I think that I've … Continue reading Those Useless Trees — Guerilla Gardening with Agave

Nobody Drives in LA — A Parking Lot Pothole Garden in Echo Park

The private automobile is the scourge of cities. In Los Angeles, on an average day, such cars injure or kill 39 Angelenos. They pollute air, land, and water -- except for the electric ones, which rely on child slave labor to mine the precious materials required for their batteries. Electric or smog-box alike, they all … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — A Parking Lot Pothole Garden in Echo Park