Whether you're short on yard space or just looking for a way to give back to your town, a community garden could be a great fit for you.
*Grow host Patrick Murphy said most community gardens are for growing all sorts of edibles. Fruits and veggies are very popular.
*Community gardens can be private, some are public.
*There's some simple etiquette to participating in a community garden: you've got to work to reap the benefits of the garden's harvest.
*Plant what you want to eventually eat, but also think about growing crops you'd like to share with other gardeners.
*Some community gardens have benches under shady trees and picnic tables where you can just go and hang out for a while.
*Watering and weeding are great chores for kids to learn about nature.
*Start with a plant you know.
*Skip seeds and start with starters.