Hoping to bring some color and cheer to the streets of Toronto, Canada, street artist, Posterchild, decided to become a guerrilla gardener by potting six perky marigolds in an abandoned flyer box. The newly-transformed planter box is illustrative of the point that forgotten pieces of urban furniture may be used to beautify the streets of the Canadian city with very little effort.
Upon realizing that graffiti artists often use flyer boxes for acts of urban mischief, Posterchild pondered how the interior could be used for public benefit. By potting plants, he “leaves the sides open for writers and artists,” – and one can only hope that they will be inspired by this simple, inventive act of guerrilla gardening and continue to embellish the city’s aesthetics.
Via Blade Diary