Category Archives: guerilla gardeners

people gardening in the park without official sanction

New York Moves to Stop Foraging in City’s Parks

A recent article in the New York Times about foraging in city parks is food for thought.   People collect mushrooms in Golden Gate Park (Google “picking wild mushrooms in golden gate park).  Not sure what else.  Here’s what’s going … Continue reading

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controversial gardens to replace recycling

“Nothing lasts forever, even in San Francisco, the city where you can’t sharpen a pencil without conducting an environmental impact report. For decades, the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center has [provided] recycling services and native plants to the locals. But … Continue reading

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what is a park for?

This week a red-hot public quarrel erupted over the proposed eviction of the HANC recycling center that has been occupying a half acre of park land next to Kezar Stadium for the past 30 years or so.  Recreation and Park … Continue reading

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guerilla gardening with native plants

A hand-lettered sign at the entrance to the recycling yard behind Kezar Stadium on Lincoln Ave. reads “Native Plants from the San Francisco Peninsula.”   Intrigued, I did some research and then visited.  As I walked into the yard, a man … Continue reading

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