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Victory! Math Teacher Can Keep His Urban Garden | Care2 Causes

Victory! Math Teacher Can Keep His Urban Garden | Care2 Causes

Shelby County Environmental Court judge Larry Potter has ruled that math teacher Adam Guerrero can keep his urban garden . Even more, the judge is advocating to help Guerrero find a plot of blighted land in Memphis and turn it into an educational garden: “I never said you could not have a garden,” said Potter, clearly concerned about the negative attention his court has received of late. “That’s inaccurate. I’ve always encouraged environmental activism, sustainability, going green, and blight reduction.” Online activism, including a Care2 petition , helped influence the judge’s decision. Guerrero will be allowed to keep the urban ecosystem of bee hives, worm bins, sunflowers and much more that he and Memphis students have created. He will have to make some accommodations including keeping his front yard garden trimmed, installing a bubbler and introducing mosquito-eating f...

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