6/16/2010

A new garden in Richfield, Minn., planted among a development of condos, townhouses and retail space, is an experiment in sustainable urban gardening, writes Mary Jane Smetanka. The garden, which will be part of a tour, features blueberries, strawberries, chives, borage and mint. A "climate victory garden" has coneflower and liatris that hold carbon and fix nitrogen in the soil, says Colleen Carey, president of The Cornerstone Group, which owns and manages the development.

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