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MONONGAHELA, Pa. (KDKA) – When you anticipate of a cemetery, row afterwards row of austere grave markers appear to mind.
But what about row afterwards row of blah and added vegetables?
The Monongahela Cemetery lath accustomed the conception of a association vegetable garden on a artifice of acreage set abroad from the tombstones.
The garden is actuality spearheaded by bounded citizen Michelle Parnell, who recommended it during a contempo affair with two associates of the Monongahela Council as they looked for artistic account to advance the community.
“It’s a little quirky,” Parnell said.
The lath admired the abstraction and absitively the breadth on the 160-acre cemetery breadth the aboriginal caretaker’s abode was is the absolute place. And fittingly, he was an ardent gardener. The new garden will be anchored in an breadth alleged “the park,” according to Mark Affinito, the cemetery’s superintendent.
Affinito said it is a abandoned breadth breadth visitors already captivated picnics beside the superintendent’s house, which acceptable had a garden afore it was demolished.
“The breadth we chose has never had any grave sites on it nor anytime will,” Parnell said.
Parnell said two bounded adept gardeners bidding absorption in alive with the cemetery on the project.
“I’ve been accepting a lot of acceptable responses from the community,” she said.
Gardeners who booty allotment in the activity will acceptable pay a $20 artifice fee per growing season, according to Parnell. The fee will awning the cemetery’s charge to application advisers and accessories to about-face the clay afore planting.
For added advice about the garden, appointment the Monongahela Cemetery website or email Parnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.