"Gutter" is not the most beautiful word in the English language (nor does it have the happiest connotations: read "guttersnipe"). But when it comes to gardening, it's a different story; read on to discover how to transform a gutter into a vertical garden.
Above: A crop of young lettuces and salad-bound nasturtiums.
Above: Turner used standard galvanized steel roof gutters; for how-to instructions, go to the Corner Blog.
Above: A colander full of greens from the gutter garden.
For more creative urban solutions, see Joost Bakker's Vertical Gardens.