Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Inspirational: Community Gardens in Harlem, New York City

This past Saturday a friend and I went down to New York City for a workshop on Urdu literature at Columbia University, and on the way from the subway station to the university we saw a few heartwarming community gardening projects. They were small but it was obvious how much love and care was lavished on them and they seemed like true oasis in this very urban environment. Here is garden #1:

And here is garden #2 - very different but no less admirable:

As you can see, the Joseph Daniel Wilson Gardens even have a sign up telling those passing by how they can get involved!

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