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Community garden

Community garden

There are about 20 community gardens in New Zealand. Some have been set up by people who want to grow their own food, but live in accommodation lacking garden space. Others were set up to encourage community interaction. This is the Stricklaw Street community garden in Sydenham, Christchurch.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Private gardens in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008