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Are Garden Plots for Urbanites a Potential Business Plan?

Touch the Soil News #2046 (photo – Community Garden – Courtesy of USDA)

Garden plots and/or allotment gardens can be in high demand.  In Great Britain, waiting lists can encompass thousands of people and waiting times can be several years.  A recent article in The Straits Times of Singapore) a crowded city-state of 6 million people on only 182,000 acres of land announced the opening of 187 new garden plots.  With land constraints in cities, could a farmer close to a city offer gardening plots, oversight, tools, coaching, and even watering services?  For many wanna-be gardeners, having an apprentice program might also have attraction.

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