In botany: mallow for the city of rebellion

Zürich and Berlin, in between worlds. And yet the two cities have more in common than 840 kilometres of motorway, or eight and a half hours by train, which woul

In botany: mallow for the city of rebellion

Zürich and Berlin, in between worlds. And yet the two cities have more in common than 840 kilometres of motorway, or eight and a half hours by train, which would be to cope with, can at first glance appear. Since only the proximity to the water together with the summer is not appearing to be a hedonism to make the super-sporty Swiss in the Badi to get carried away. Who doesn't want to spend the lunch break – swimming in the Limmat, the river Spree and lake, while others prefer to dance, and on the "Street Parade" for much more than eggs cake demonstrate. In the Rave combines parts of the cities, a sad Drug history, the Zoo station and the platzspitz connects, as a Needle Park behind the Museum was once notorious. Downright comforting, a further Commonality, which can tower up to two meters and higher, appears to be widely visible in pastel to bright, from Apricot to lemon yellow, White, Pink, Red or deep dark "Nigra": perennials, the Hollyhock (Alcea or Althaea rosea, in the English Hollyhock) lend urban Flair Broke gardens schmucker builders.

Sonja Kastilan

Responsible for the Department of "science," the Frankfurt General Sunday newspaper.

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Where the perennial mallow plant grows in the edge zone, sometimes with simple flowers, palm-sized, sometimes filled, meets country fancy Matcha Latte, vegan Bowls, and ice cream with salt caramel or Marshmallows. The care is rarely in the hands of the green area office, most of the magnificence is residents or to load thanks to the owners, the ring, the use of street trees the favor to the green plant.

For "tree slices" will be granted sponsorships, there are maintenance agreements and an amazingly long series of rules for these mini-gardens", dedicated to road country." Sometimes it is into gardening, with so great zeal, that, even on the pavement of the road safety feared and duty to act. Recently step in Berlin-Schöneberg, therefore, the district office, a – freed the sidewalk of illegal planters, Trellises, as well as mosaic stones. In the past year had been tolerated even a single sun flowers and hollyhocks, and now the redesign, apparently, went too far: The patch has been evicted.

Illegal activities on the streets

The tolerance of the Zurich authorities, a man with a robust mallows challenged in the 1980s. Because the stock rose "blossoms at eye level" and was with flowers, graffiti is the trademark of Maurice Maggi, wherein the trained landscape gardener and cook, depending on the quarters – also dispersed the seeds of many other native plants. As a "flower rebel" has him portraying the NZZ, and in the meantime, what of the early Guerrilla gardeners dared first of all, only secretly serves the city marketing. Floral anarchy leads him subversive to an "edible city", as on its Internet website.

Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 16:19

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