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Couple rooted to their garden when they’re not skydiving in Orem, Utah

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Brandon and Nadia Booker enjoy skydiving together. At the community garden in Orem, they worked many hours in two plots to grow a variety of produce.

Nadia uses similar gardening techniques to those that she learned growing up in Siberia

By Laura Giles
Daily Herald
Oct 8, 2016

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There is a sharp contrast between working in the tranquility of the neighborhood community garden in Orem and jumping off of cliffs or out of airplanes, but Brandon and Nadia Booker do both.

This is the second year that they have used the garden space and this year, they used two plots instead of one to grow double what they did previously.

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Public herbal garden in Bardejov, Slovakia

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Matej, Barbora and their public herbal garden (Source: Mario Hudák)

They wanted to do something for the people in the town and the community gardens project in Bratislava inspired them.

The Slovak Spectator
Prešovské Noviny
Oct 8, 2016

Excerpt:

“We were curious if the garden could survive at least one weekend. It worked and people started to use our garden quite often. We are really happy about it. If we have a chance, in a few months we will continue enlarging our garden,“ adds Barbora.

Along with traditional herbs such as mint, chives, parsley, basil, thyme, and rosemary, there are also special herbs like sage and echinacea.

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