The horticultural haven of North Richmond
on October 16, 2014
Most of those who have drive west on Market Avenue out of North Richmond will notice the splash of color which waves them goodbye as they cross the train tracks. “Annie’s” garden nursery of annual and perennial plants stand somewhat anachronistically on the edge of the troubled neighborhood, and has done so for over two decades now.
We caught with owner and manger Annie Hayes to talk about the city, the nurturing power of gardening, and the North Richmond streets she calls her neighborhood.
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