1400 Washington Street
Douds, IA 52551United States
Vegetable garden planted by the elementary students, maintained by the school nurse and community members.
People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
improve food access/alleviate hunger
What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerant
using plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides