What is a community garden? Any group of people that comes together to garden is a community garden. Most often, the gardens are neighborhood open spaces managed by and for the members of the community. The gardens come in various shapes and sizes. Some are communal and others have individual plots for each gardener. Gardens can be focused on vegetables, flowers, herbs or a combination of these things. There are as many types of community gardens as there are people.
Community gardening in Columbia offers many benefits
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