The was a post (here) about how watching the awesome TED speech by Majora Carter (which i posted about a month ago) reminded him of another project committed to green spaces in the inner city; Guerrilla Gardening, people who go and garden in neglected public spaces, without permission but with love, generosity, and humour.
The Guerrilla Garderers find abandoned, unregarded bits of urban environment, covertly sneak in at night and do some planting, some maintenance and eventually some harvesting. The idea has a distinguished history but has re-emerged in mainstream media through the efforts of a small band of gardeners in London, and around the world.
They are tryign to get 100 random acts of gardening in 4 countries by Sept 1, 2006. Want to lend a hand?