From Potholes to Works of Art!


Drivers despise potholes, cursing each and every time their car hits one. Potholes never seem to get filled. So Steve Wheen decided to take matters in his own hands. As a guerrilla gardener, Steve started to fill these unsightly potholes with eye catching miniature gardens.

Clothesline, Pothole Garden by the Pothole GardenerPhoneBox Pothole Garden by the Pothole Gardener

Steve uses a mix of live plants with props to create whimiscal scenes for passerbys to enjoy. He explains why he became a pothole gardener, “For me, it’s turning something crappy into something happy. It’s making people stop and think about the environment around them, and I hope also gets them to slow down.”

Pothole garden

Pothole Garden
This London-born artist started pothole gardens as a hobby when he was in university and ever since then, he has travelled to major cities around the world to create these works of art.

Photos from Steve’s website: thepotholegardener.com

About Corina Heppner

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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