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City Living

Gardening is very much an activity for those who reside in a city. Indeed, urban gardening is nothing new. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon date to 600 BC, and other urban gardens are known to have existed within the cities of Mesopotamia. Ancient Egypt had urban gardens specializing in fruit and nut trees. In the Western Hemisphere, the Aztecs created complex garden areas within their cities. Much more recently, Victory Gardens played a big part of the stateside war effort in World War II. At their peak, Victory Gardens produced nearly half of the fruit and vegetables raised in

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