Against the Grain

The Politics of Gardening

From utopian experiments with garden cities to guerrilla gardeners planting on abandoned or misused land, the garden appears to have abundant radical potentialities. Cultural critic George McKay unearths its complex politics, looking at the thorny questions of militarism, gardening, and the fascist right as well as myriad experiments by those on the left. He concludes that gardens remain a fertile site for political action.

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