Posts Tagged ‘Basel’


My walks through idyllic summer Basel revealed small-city plants around every corner, such as the tomatoes and herbs inhabiting a planter that mirrors the form of an adjacent bench on a traffic-calmed side street in Kleinbasel. Urban gardening has certainly arrived in Switzerland, or perhaps more accurately, is spreading out from its established territory of back- and front yards and claiming new spaces!


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A summer visit to Basel, a small Swiss city on the French and German borders, reveals an abundance of cared-for urban plants and many others that quietly and happily share space with the city residents.

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