Posts Tagged ‘gardeners’

The 2007 “Stanyan Street Commons,” a Community Garden near USF, is Now Lost to History

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Back in the late aughts Victory Gardens were all over the place, remember? Let’s look back to that time in aught-seven when “guerrilla gardeners” took over the land in front of some lady’s apartment complex at Fulton and Stanyan and just started gardening.

It was beautiful vandalism, man. The venture had lots of support from the City and NGOs, that’s for sure. But things didn’t work out.

Here’s how it looked back in 2007…

Via IndyBay, image reversed for your pleasure

…and here’s how it looked in the summer of 2010, during what should have been the start of harvest, harvest time. Weepin’ time, reapin’ time, harvest, harvest time:

And now the transformation is complete. Here’s the scene in 2014 – the former garden is now a fully-paved parking lot:

And now you know the rest of the story…

The Giant Topiary Bunny of the Golden Gate Park Panhandle Might Not Be a Bunny After All – The Reverse Angle from Fell

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

What I thought was a giant topiary bunny in the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park might not be a bunny at all.

The reverse angle view is inconclusive – I can make out the bunny ears and cotton tail but I can’t explain the camel hump.

You Make The Call:

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The Giant Topiary Bunnies of the Golden Gate Park Panhandle

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

This is the best angle to see the Big Bunny of Oak Street in the Upper Haight area – can you see the two ears sticking up?

Anyway, that’s my guess as to what RPD employees had in mind.

Enjoy:

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