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The Edible Bus Stop at St James's Park
Photograph: Andy Parsons

Have you seen these Tiny Parks popping up in tube ticket offices?

Green-fingered guerrilla gardeners The Edible Bus Stop are working with TfL to turn old ticket booths into leafy oases

By James Manning
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Has your commute got a little greener lately? Guerilla gardeners The Edible Bus Stop have worked with TfL to turn a series of disused tube ticket offices into urban oases.


The so-called Tiny Parks have cropped up at four appropriately named stations: St James’s Park (where the scheme was first trialled in 2017), Kilburn Park, Belsize Park and Wood Green.

The Edible Bus Stop at Wood Green

The plants only need watering around once a month, and are chosen for their positive effect on air pollution – and on commuters’ moods.

The Edible Bus Stop at Kilburn Park

Keep your bleary eyes open for a tropical paradise in a ticket booth near you.

The Edible Bus Stop at Belsize Park

Photography by Andy Parsons.

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