Urban wasteland into flourishing vegetable garden

Posted on Mar 1 2019 - 6:22am by UOG

COIMBATORE: A piece of open space reserved (OSR) land near a busy residential area at Thudiyalur, which was overgrown with thorny bushes and stinking of garbage, is now producing organic vegetables, thanks to a city-based NGO.
Local residents, who used to avoid the place at any cost, now find a stroll through the vegetable garden refreshing.

NGO Helping Hearts had signed a memorandum of understanding with the city corporation to convert the 50-cent land at VKL Nagar into a vegetable garden one-and-a-half-year ago.

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