In the 500 block of Laurens St., Bill Dawson, far left, shows second graders from New Song Academy how to plant vegetables and flowers. More than 32 vacant city lots will be transformed into a community garden as part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and The U.S. Conference of Mayors nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program.

No space or money to grow your own vegetables? This garden is on an apartment block rooftop and uses recycled wooden boxes, an old toilet and even an old guitar for containers - Love it!

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White House vegetable garden


Vertical vegetable gardening

Tens of thousands of mourners gathered at Johannesburg’s Soccer City Stadium to pay their respects at a memorial service for fallen South African leader Nelson Mandela.

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