Protect seedlings with laundry nets: On an early morning walk from Nakano station on the Chuo line through to Shinjuku we came across this simple and effective use of a 100 Yen laundry net used to protect seedlings from insects, birds and whatever other dangerous elements the street may bring.
This solution is a great illustration of the inventive and strongly practical use/reuse of a familiar and cheap mass-produced item in urban gardening.
(via Tokyo DIY Gardening » Archive » Protect your Seedlings)

Protect seedlings with laundry nets: On an early morning walk from Nakano station on the Chuo line through to Shinjuku we came across this simple and effective use of a 100 Yen laundry net used to protect seedlings from insects, birds and whatever other dangerous elements the street may bring.

This solution is a great illustration of the inventive and strongly practical use/reuse of a familiar and cheap mass-produced item in urban gardening.

(via Tokyo DIY Gardening » Archive » Protect your Seedlings)

In order to make use of the entire frontage of the breeze block wall two solutions are implemented.
(1) A long length of sturdy electrical cord is threaded through the openings in the blocks, and pots are hung off the slack. (2) Wire is twisted around the openings in the breeze blocks, with pots hung directly in front. A simple, yet novel way to address this common issue. Magnificent.
(via Tokyo DIY Gardening » Archive » Hanging Pots off a Breeze Block Wall)

In order to make use of the entire frontage of the breeze block wall two solutions are implemented.

(1) A long length of sturdy electrical cord is threaded through the openings in the blocks, and pots are hung off the slack. (2) Wire is twisted around the openings in the breeze blocks, with pots hung directly in front. A simple, yet novel way to address this common issue. Magnificent.

(via Tokyo DIY Gardening » Archive » Hanging Pots off a Breeze Block Wall)