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The hanging gardens of Babylon (Long Island)

Went to visit a friend in Babylon Long Island over the weekend. Around the corner from her house, a neighbor had the best use of a chain link fence in a garden we’ve ever seen. The fence was covered in vining vegetables – zucchini, squash and Chinese long beans. I was told the owners run the local Chinese restaurant. It looked awesome from a distance and even better close up.


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0 comments on “The hanging gardens of Babylon (Long Island)

  1. I agree, that is very good use of a chain link fence. Granted the plants won't hide the fence year round, but for now it looks pretty fantastic.

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  2. wow that is outstanding.

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  3. I agree too. The best part, it grows food!

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  4. In the winter time NOTHING looks good!

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  5. AS my daughter says, “I know. Right?”

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  6. Food is good. And here, good to look at.

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  7. awesome!!

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