So what about extreme gardening? What might that look like?
- Gardening on someone else’s land or public land, e.g. in a park or on a boulevard. The last is known as “guerrilla gardening.”
- Stealing plants for your garden.
- Growing dangerous plants, such as giant hogweed, poison ivy, or poison hemlock.
- Growing a garden of weeds (bindweed, thistles, stinging nettle, Japanese knotweed).
- Not deadheading plants like purple toadflax or rose campion, i.e., letting them seed freely.
- Growing tropical plants in non-tropical places; or, for that matter, alpine plants in lowlands, desert plants in rainforests, etc.
- Growing plants on a vertical surface.
- Growing trees in your house.
- Growing Himalayan blue poppies.
- Engaging in marathon pruning, weeding, or digging sessions.
- Gardening in the nude.
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