Tiny Bowie garden in Windrush Square

Written by on June 14, 2016 in Art, Fun pictures, News - Comments Off on Tiny Bowie garden in Windrush Square

Bowie_750Windrush Square was last week home to a tiny garden celebrating David Bowie’s music.

It was created by The Pothole Gardener, Steve Wheen, working with thejoyofplants.co.uk, an initiative of The Flower Council of Holland.
He created two other miniature gardens a “garden fit for a Queen” on the South Bank to celebrate her official birthday and a recreation of the winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Bowie_400The Music Garden in Brixton came complete with miniature instruments, speakers and a playlist including hits from Bowie.
You can see videos of the pothole gardens:

Miniature gardenTime lapse of the builds

Pothole Gardener campaign video

Behind the scenes

 

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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