The city is seldom the place someone might associate with gardens that produce food and bring color and beauty with flowers and plants. But the residents at the Charles Cobb apartments saw things differently when they decided to put a rooftop garden in the middle of skid row.
After months of weeding and watering and nurturing, the first harvest of sunflowers, watermelon vines, bushes of basil and other plants are in. The residents and nurturers of the garden "had no idea it would come together the way it did" according to the LA Times article. Click here to get the full story.