Shared space…

Community Gardens in urban areas are increasingly popular especially in Chicago. They allow apartment dwellers to grow their own vegetables and flowers in raised beds inspite of not having their own garden space by their home. Raised are a necessity for the cleanest food raising since most of Chicago’s lands are officially polluted. Sad fact, but true. This Community Garden is in Lincoln Park across from St. Jospeph’s Hospital. An appropriate place for organic fresh farming. Copyright 2021 Pamela Breitberg
Each person has their own little area for their own garden. Here someone is raising lush tomatoes. Occasionally a Community Garden will set one section aside for anyone’s pickings; this helps keep outsiders from raiding individual areas. Copyright 2021 Pamela Breitberg
Close up of a variety of Onions; even the flowers have many layers! Copyright 2021 Pamela Breitberg
Future good eating. Not sure if it will turn green or if it’s an heirloom Cucumber variety. Another possibility is that the Cuke was left on the vine past its full ripening. Copyright 2021 Pamela Breitberg
Two gardeners are busy tending their plots inside the Comminty Garden. Note the Dahlias shown here outside the garden are the ones I wrote about in yesterday’s post. Copyright 2021 Pamela Breitberg

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