Growing Gardens

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by Robert Barossi

Public green spaces have become an increasingly important consideration in urban and suburban development. Citizens have demanded these kinds of spaces as planners, governments and nonprofit organizations have put more emphasis on their inclusion in any kind of new development. These green spaces often take the form of gardens, from colorful floral arrangements to desert-like xeriscapes. This article from The Pueblo Chieftan, out of Pueblo, Colorado, discusses how it often falls upon volunteers to maintain publicly held gardens. Volunteers are often the ones giving their time, energy and enthusiasm to maintain green spaces, for the benefit of the entire community.

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