Community gardening is on the rise as increasing numbers of urban dwellers realize the benefits of homegrown produce. This recent growth of interest has also seized hold in the United Kingdom, where community gardens are more commonly called allotments. Compost Direct explores the gardens’ deep-rooted history and benefits in the UK in the infographic “The Growth of Allotments.” Whether you’re looking to grow your own food supply or wanting to reduce your carbon footprint, this infographic is packed with inspiring data to get you started with local gardening.

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