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Garden Mosaics 

Community gardens are green spaces that provide neighborhoods with a multitude of ecosystem services, from reducing flooding by absorbing rainwater to providing residents with increased access to fruits and vegetables. 

However, community gardens are also a place for recreation, learning, and community building.  These community gardens are a common ground for bringing individuals from different generations and backgrounds together.  They also are ideal locations to teach science-learning related to plants and planting practices.

 

Central Park volunteers explore the variety of plants in a local community garden. 

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