Guerilla Gardener Gets Fines For Beautiful Community Garden TV News Feature – Beautiful woman.
Shawna Coronado's website – www.shawnacoronado.com Nancy Loo from WGN News recently covered a feature on Shawna's behind-the-fence community garden which has been under a garden controversy. Shawna has been labeled a "Guerrilla Gardener" and faced persecution from the city of Warrenville, Illinois. Below is the full written story transcript. Coverage of this story was fully by WGN – this video story was reposted with full permission. FEATURE STORY Nancy Loo, Reporter / Pam Grimes, Producer / Mike D'Angelo, Photojournalist / Steve Scheuer, Photojournalist WGN News May 15, 2012 CHICAGO— Gardening season is in full swing. But a particular garden in west suburban Warrenville has become a battleground. And as Nancy Loo reports in tonight's Cover story, similar situations have likely taken root in your community. "It does grow quite tall it grows almost four feet high and the city's asking me to change that and take that down. So I'll have to dig up about 75% of the garden." That means extra work for Shawna Coronado in the gardens outside her Warrenville home. There's no mistaking the love and attention paid by this gardening author and blogger. And the beauty stretches from the front yard to her backyard. In fact, even beyond her backyard fence in a strip of land Shawna can't even see from her home. "And these primulas are very special. A woman gave them to me, they were her grandmother's." It is quite attractive. And many neighbors appreciate it. "So you come by several times <b>…</b>