More and more people in large cities are becoming keen gardeners. They either have a garden or a roof terrace or perhaps just a balcony. But they all have one thing in common, a passion for plants and shrubs.
In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
They might look like slums or homes for garden gnomes. Those peculiar settlements of tiny little houses with allotment gardens, known as the "Schrebergarten," are a typically German phenomenon.
Gardening passion in Europe covers it all, from quintessential baroque or renaissance parks to urban gardening. Here are of some of our favorite gardens.
With ever more people living in urban centers, food security — and quality — is becoming a pressing issue. In Germany, cities are increasingly taking the task of producing organic products to a hyperlocal level.
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