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Can small pieces of land bring neighborhoods together? Milwaukee urban garden, community education center proposed

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An urban garden and community education center is being proposed for a central city site northwest of downtown Milwaukee.



a tree in a parking lot: Vacant lot, corner of North 15th Street and W. Walnut Street in Milwaukee.


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Vacant lot, corner of North 15th Street and W. Walnut Street in Milwaukee.

It would be developed on a 9,000-square-foot vacant lot, south of West Walnut Street between North 14th Lane and North 15th Street, by Venus Consulting LLC, according to a new Common Council resolution.

That resolution calls for selling the city-owned lot for $1 to Venus Consulting, which a Department of City Development report describes as a community advocacy, activism and education organization.

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The property would “be developed with garden amenities focusing on herbs, edible flowers, butterfly garden and serenity/meditation spaces,” the report said.



a large brick building with grass in front of a house: The urban garden would grow medicinal and edible plants.


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The urban garden would grow medicinal and edible plants.

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Milwaukee urban garden, community education center proposed

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An urban garden and community education center is being proposed for a vacant lot near West Walnut and North 15th streets. (Photo: City of Milwaukee)

An urban garden and community education center is being proposed for a central city site northwest of downtown Milwaukee.

It would be developed on a 9,000-square-foot vacant lot, south of West Walnut Street between North 14th Lane and North 15th Street, by Venus Consulting LLC, according to a new Common Council resolution.

That resolution calls for selling the city-owned lot for $1 to Venus Consulting, which a Department of City Development report describes as a community advocacy, activism and education organization.

The property would “be developed with garden amenities focusing on herbs, edible flowers, butterfly garden and serenity/meditation spaces,” the report said.

Most of the space would be used to grow medicinal plants, which can be used to make teas, and edible plants, said

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Interior Design Education, Ideas, Color, Curtains, Free Courses, Styles

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Free Online Interior Decorating Education and Interior Design Inspiration

Whether its home interior design or looking for professional or commercial design and planning, interiordezine.com, and sister site prointeriordesigner.com have all the information that is required for the interior decorating novice, junkie or design professional.

Interiordezine.com has been built and written by qualified designers, decorators and architectural designers all bringing a wealth of information and experience to you for free. They practice the design profession for a living so are in touch with what you need help with. Learning about the basics of design and decoration is easy. Information is provided to you to educate and promote the interiors profession.

You can source a number of educational articles that will help you decorate your home like a professional.Enjoy your visit to interiordezine.com, a website dedicated to interior design and decorating education. Get some inspiration from our ideas and examples and well

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