Residents enjoy Bronx outdoor garden

Tucked away amid the bustling city streets is a green oasis that many Bronx residents enjoy. Bissel Gardens is a two-acre garden in the Wakefield section of the Bronx that includes two propagation

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2015, 1:38 AM

Updated 3,224 days ago

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Tucked away amid the bustling city streets is a green oasis that many Bronx residents enjoy.
Bissel Gardens is a two-acre garden in the Wakefield section of the Bronx that includes two propagation areas, a children's garden, a practical community garden and a farmers market at the end of the trail.
More than 40 different fruits and vegetables can be found throughout the gardens, from a common zucchini to a rare white eggplant.
Hailey Cotto started as a volunteer at the gardens and now serves as a program director for summer youth employment. 
Cotto says Bissel Gardens is a great way to enjoy the outdoors without leaving the city. 


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