News - November 29, 2012

Jack + guerrilla gardening

Jack Groot, ICT data base manager, Facilities and Services

'Trees make me happy' Some call it guerrilla gardening. Jack Groot calls it wild planting. He plants trees in public spaces. Why? 'The vegetation on the streets of Wageningen leaves much to be desired.'  And also as a gesture towards compensating for his wood-fired heating system. 'Anyway, seeing your own trees all over the places makes a difference when you cycle around your neighbourhood.'  But is it allowed? 'Well...'