Community Initiatives Community Garden

648 Grier St.
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States
Second year community garden with a focus of youth and senior gardening

Garden Information

Garden Components

Garden Type/Components

Plant Types: 
Native Plants
Fruits/Vegetables/Herbs
Garden Types: 
Vegetable Garden
Components: 
Wildlife Structures

Community Benefits

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.
raise public awareness
education site
provide outreach
improve food access/alleviate hunger
beautification
provide a space for recreation or leisure

Sustainable Practices

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
perennial species
using 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
composting