Art Simon, second from left, chairman of the board of directors at the Dunwoody Community Garden, gives a tour and a little history on Oct. 19.

Dominic Dovanquy gets ready to sample some fresh lettuce.

Rod Pittman, with The Veggie Patch at Bouchard Farms in Commerce, Ga., discusses native plants and planting procedures.

A 4 X 8 garden plot costs $60, which includes membership and mulch.