Friday’s Good Read: Water Conservation at Growing Station

Read about how one NeighborSpace garden has faced the challenge of water conservation. This article has lots of great tips and examples.

For the past two years, every April through September, 63 year-old Carlos Nunez, has been waking up early morning to go water his plants, monitor the garden for about two to four hours and returns after sunset to do it all again. Nunez, a Pilsen resident, is a volunteer garden monitor for the Growing Station Community Garden, which is located on the 2100 block of West Sangamon St. in the Pilsen neighborhood.

“It’s important for me to be over there,” Nunez said. “It helps relieve my stress, and it’s important for our community and environment.”