Collection by William Harrison

Public and Private Urban Gardens We Love


From community-changing farms carved out of vacant lots to private nature getaways, these gardens prove that the concrete jungle doesn't always have to be relentless.

It's estimated that on a given day, Chicago has over 80,000 vacant lots, spanning from 6,000 to 9,000 acres.
A thoughtfully designed garden in New York City makes way for an existing fountain by landscaping vertically around it....
Just one month later the garden was much lusher.
Pioneering chef Alice Waters has been converting schoolyards into spaces where children can grow plants and learn about...
Farming Cuba: Carrot...
Helen Rice watering the garden outside of her Charleston residence.