Connected Parks and Gardens… from A Gardener’s Notebook

Connected Parks and Gardens... from A Gardener's Notebook

Any considered urban gardening plan involves the transformation of vacant lots into small parks and gardens instead of yet another apartment complex. While the “pocket park” idea has been around for a long time I believe there is one aspect missing. Not only should there be small parks scattered throughout the neighborhood, there should also be an on-going effort to link these parks together in some way. Imagine being able to walk for miles though your neighborhood and city, moving from one park to another. This is certainly not a quick fix, but imagine the cities our children and grandchildren would inherit if we started today.

From A Gardener’s Notebook by Douglas E. Welch DouglasEWelch.com

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