More than half a million plants have been planted in the United States to replace an abandoned urban farming and urban garden.
The National Urban Agriculture Association said this year’s planting season was the largest ever in the nation, and the first in more than two decades.
The association said the number of transplants is at an all-time high, and more than 100 million plants will be planted in 2018.
The gardens will be used by communities to help combat water, food and air quality problems, the association said.
They will be filled with seeds, compost, soil and plant waste.
The average outdoor grower will need more than 1,000 square feet of space to grow their crop.
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