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How to Start a Community Garden

The American Community Gardening Association defines community gardens broadly.


A community garden can be urban, suburban, or rural. It can grow flowers, vegetables—or community. It can be one community plot or many individual plots. It can be located at a school, hospital, or in a neighborhood.

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Starting a Community Vegetable Garden

Thanks to NM State College of Agriculture and Home Economics, there is a bounty of sources on how to start and grow in New Mexico. Click below to learn more.

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