Community gardens take on many forms and serve as social, societal, learning and recreational spaces where participants can grow food and other plants. Usually, a plot of land is donated or rented and developed to serve the residents of the area. A community garden layout should present functionality, appearance, and maintenance aspects in a holistic connection with the participants. The design of such a space should first start with an understanding of its purpose, and a conversation with members of the neighborhood. Community Garden Plans Community garden design ideas may be initiated for a variety of purposes. They may serve as spaces for people with little to no gardening space at home. A community garden can be a place to grow vegetables for a local food pantry or a community that’s situated in a food desert. It can be a locale for recreation and exercise, a source of much needed […]
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