The Greenest Thumb! Contest: Amy & Jim's Guerilla Garden

Enter now! Deadline is now Monday, June 19!

Name: Amy & Jim
Location: Red Hook, Brooklyn
Size: 13' x 2'
Favorite Resource: We buy seeds from Burpee and plants anywhere, although I love GRDN in Brooklyn.


"All of these cement cylinders were ditched in front of our building, which is on a very industrial street. after a few weeks of looking at them, we rearranged them, bought 800 lbs. of dirt and started a garden... " [More below]

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"Last year we had great sunflowers and lots of random flowers. This year, not a whole lot has come up but it will be filled with flowers.

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