City creates community garden

City creates community garden


WHAT YOU THINK. SQUASH, TOMATOES,
RASPBERRIES, PEPPERS. JOHN: THEY’VE PLANTED A SENSE OF
COMMUNITY ALONG WITH THE
VEGETABLES HERE. SIXTY GARDEN PLOTS. LOIS GRISWOLD STOPS BY TWICE A
DAY EVERY DAY TO PUNCH IN THE
CODE, OPEN THE GATE AND START
WATERING.>>THERE’S SOME PEOPLE THAT WORK
THAT CAN’T COME AND WATER THEIR
GARDENS. WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS
CAPTION CONTENT AND ACCURACY. VISIT NCICAP.ORG]

LOOK AT THE GREEN. IT’S JUST UNBELIEVABLE. I COULD HARDLY BELIEVE THAT IT
WAS SO BEAUTIFUL. JOHN: AND BOUNTIFUL. RAISED BEDS OF GARDEN SOIL ON
CLEAN CRUSHED STONE THAT
RESEMBLES A GARDEN CENTER
DISPLAY. HUNLEY WAS POKIN’ AROUND. HE HAS 4 PLOTS ON THIS HALF-ACRE
OF GROWTH. HE MAKES HOT SAUCES FROM
SCRATCH.>>FRESNO’S HERE AND TABASCO’S
WHICH WILL EVENTUALLY GO INT
OUR WING SAUCES. JOHN: PUT THE SEEDS IN
LATE-APRIL, THE VIBRANT PEPPERY
COLOR OF AUGUST IS TANTALIZING. HERE’S HIS KITCHEN. IT CUTS FROM THE GARDEN DAILY. TELA ON SPRINGFIELD PIKE. THE TABLE SCRAPS ARE SAVED. SO THAT THEY CAN BE COMPOSTED AT
THE GARDEN
A HANDS-ON, FULL CIRCLE
ENDEAVOR. VOLUNTEERS BUILT THE COMPOST
BINS THIS SUMMER. SPURRED BY A NO-WASTE MINDSET. AND BY SARAH STANKORB TAYLOR.>>HERE ALL OF US WORKING
TOGETHER, WE’RE MAKING A
DIFFERENCE. JOHN: A $115,000 BLOCK GRANT
THROUGH HAMILTON COUNTY MADE
THIS POSSIBLE. THIS VINYL FENCING KEEPS THIS
POSSIBLE.>>WE HAVE A ROBUST DEER
POPULATION IN WYOMING. SO, HAVING THE HIGH FENCE
ENABLES FOLKS TO KEEP VEGETABLES
WITHOUT THE DEER DECIMATING
THEIR GARDEN
JOHN: WYOMING’S OLD COMMUNITY
GARDEN GAVE WAY TO A BIKE TRAIL. SO, THIS IS A RE-LAUNCH, A
RETURN TO SUSTAINABILITY FRESH
FROM THE BEDS DESIGNED BY
JULIANA GARDNER. RIGHT WHERE PEOPLE LIVE.>>ALL SORTS OF GOOD STUFF. JOHN: NOW THE FOLKS OUT THIS WAY
BELIEVE THIS IS DOABLE IN EVERY
COMMUNITY. THAT’S THE SEED THEY WANTED US
TO PLANT FOR THIS STORY. IN WYOMING, JOHN LONDON, WLWT
NE

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