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22

Nov
2013

In Community
Gardens
Vertical Gardens

By sbatalla

New Vertical Garden Unveiled on Broadway in Long Beach

On 22, Nov 2013 | In Community, Gardens, Vertical Gardens | By sbatalla

Broadway’s first vertical garden was unveiled Friday as a bit of oasis along a busy business corridor.

The installation of the On Broadway Business Association’s vertical garden at 1424 E. Broadway, near Falcon Avenue, was paid for with a $5,000 grant from the Long Beach Neighborhood Partners Program.

“This is something to inspire people because hopefully we will have more vertical gardens up and down Broadway. … This is a pilot to show people what can be done,” said Nicoleta Simionescu, who owns the building on Broadway that now boasts a patterned, climbing garden on its facade.

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