Malaysian urban dwellers 'reclaim' city land, one garden at a time


By Agency

Visitors petting the animals at Kebun-kebun Bangsar last year. Photos: Filepic

Amid the highrises that tower over the Malaysian capital, tiny community gardens are taking shape in a trend that has seen urban dwellers staking claims to the city – one plot at a time.

Using pockets of overgrown land under power lines or slivers sitting idle by the river, community gardeners are busy digging, hoeing and weeding in a city that is better known for its glitzy shopping malls and testing traffic jams.

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