Only in Palestine: how to make teargas canisters bloom

I try to post inspirational stories in my blog, but I have to say of all the stories I’ve posted this one takes hope to a whole new level.  The Guardian published a photo gallery of a garden in the West Bank Village of Bilin (yes where Five Broken Cameras was filmed) where ‘residents have come up with a novel use for the teargas canisters left over from clashes with Israeli soldiers during the weekly protest against the West Bank separation barrier’.   View gallery