Gallery: Cracked Concrete Garden Springs up to Claim ASLA Award

 

Think you need an open plot of land with plenty of soil in order to cultivate a garden? Think again. CMG Landscape Architecture‘s Cracked Concrete Garden proves that many plants have a way of surviving even with minimal resources. The project took a site that was previously paved with concrete and transformed the land into a true piece of urban wild. Garden rows were created with jackhammers, and then vegetated by herbs and flowers. A Jacaranda tree on the far side of the garden and two species of vines climb the surrounding fences to complete the green space.

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  1. Trey Farmer May 13, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    This is great! I always get a little excited when I see plants popping up through the concrete, taking a little bit of their land back. It i cool to see that excitement cultivated and formed so well and simply.

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