I didn't set out to visit some of the neighborhood local gardens but snapped away when I came upon them. Most of these community gardens are run by neighbors in the community who sign up to help plant, weed, clean, and maintain the gardens.
First Street Garden (between 1st & 2nd Avenues), Lower East Side:
When I was taking these photos a nice lady stopped and said, "What a nice little spot!" I replied, "Yeah, it's been here forever." She replied, "I was born here but never saw this one". Wow! Here's the lady as she kept going on her sunny Sunday walk:
Here is Hope Garden (2nd Street between Avenues A and B):
Sixth Street Garden (Sixth Street and Avenue B). Ahhh to have a plot here!:
11th Street between Avenues A & B: