1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20250United States
3 window boxes with native flowers and veggies, garlic, lettuce, basil, radishes, peppers for 4th yr
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.
What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerantusing plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides
using companion planting or interplanting
rotating crops to reduce the risks of pest and disease outbreaks