It’s that time of year for gardeners: Early-season vegetables are ripe, and hopefully, the rest of what was cultivated during the spring is well on its way to a bountiful fall harvest.
Whether it takes the form of a large suburban plot or a patio garden pot, 55% of Americans enjoy raising vegetables, fruit, flowers and herbs. That explains why as urban living has risen in popularity, so has urban gardening.
But where can city dwellers exercise their green thumbs?
LawnStarter ranked 2022’s Best Cities for Urban Gardening. The following cities ranked the highest for a combination of easy access to gardening space and supplies, the ideal climate for communal plots, opportunity for container gardening and vertical food growing, and the opportunity to share the garden’s bounty with others.
Where you live, there’s a type of garden just waiting for you to dig in and get your hands dirty! Here are the top 10 best cities for urban gardening.
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Cincinnati, Ohio
- Atlanta, Georgia
- Macon, Georgia
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Miami, Florida
- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Augusta, Georgia
- Salem, Oregon