Archive for Category: Vacant Lot Project

Can Dirt Become Soil Again…?

Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch is a soil researcher at Morton Arboretum and assistant professor of soil science at University of Wisconsin. Check out this article, from Deeproot Green Infrastructure about his urban soil studies. Here’s an excerpt: “Soil in the city has no real horizons, and it contains plenty of anthropogenic

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Detroit Future City Vacant Lot Resource

Last fall, Detroit Future City released their Field Guide to Working with Lots. This resource is intended to act as a user friendly tool to help Detroit residents transform vacant spaces into community assets. The guide showcases a diverse selection of design concepts, ideas and examples of ways that residents

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