Lewiston-area garden program a growing trend

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Hawo Isac, background, awaits her turn as Batula Matan waters flowers on the perimeter of the Knox Street garden in Lewiston on Tuesday morning. The girls, of Lewiston, were tending one of the community gardens started by the Lots to Gardens program in 1999. More than a dozen gardens have been planted under the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center program, in which neighbors take care of their individual plots in a common garden and reap their harvests.  (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

Hawo Isac, background, awaits her turn as Batula Matan waters flowers on the perimeter of the Knox Street garden in Lewiston on Tuesday morning. The girls, of Lewiston, were tending one of the community gardens started by the Lots to Gardens program in 1999. More than a dozen gardens have been planted under the St. Mary’s Nutrition Center program, in which neighbors take care of their individual plots in a common garden and reap their harvests.  (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

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