Gallery: Capital Growth Scheme Creates 2,012 Public Gardens by 2012 for...

Allotments - spaces put aside specifically for gardening projects - are massively over-subscribed across the UK, with huge waiting times for frustrated would-be gardeners.

Urban gardening projects are springing up all over the world, and London’s metropolis is no different with their public gardening scheme, Capital Growth. Transforming Britain’s urban hub, Capital Growth set out to create a whopping 2,012 new food growing spaces by 2012. Partially fuelled by hugely over-subscribed allotment spaces across the UK, the initiative is bringing more gardening sites to frustrated would-be gardeners seeking a space to nurture budding green-fingers.

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