Empty, overgrown urban lots have quite the story. They have been homes to native plant life, animals, humans, food, etc. Overtime, human occupancy has created what’s called an urban area.
Our Savannah urban area has seen many phases, face lifts and dormant stages over the years. Most recently the stage of urban decay has taken over. My focus: curing the blighted area in our own backyard at Southern Pine Company of Georgia.
It all started with a need for a greenhouse and now, well NOW we have Savannah High school special education students on our site kicking us into high gear. We have been cleaning, recycling and planting to the plot of land in the back of Southern Pine’s building, and for those of you that were unable to take a peek at the new garden while at RE:fest, well I have included some progress photos!
And this is just the beginning phase of a wonderful apprenticeship!!
STAY TUNED for updates on the program!!!