LAUREN WOOD / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Kenny Watson and other employees with the Natchez Recreation Department shovel off filler soil from a truck bed Friday morning near the entrance of Duncan Park. The Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute of Mississippi Natchez Chapter will be hosting a garden workshop today on building raised gardening beds.

PHOTO FEATURE: Sustainable living, gardening

Published 12:02am Saturday, September 15, 2012


LAUREN WOOD / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Watson, left, Clarence Hardin, center, and Wilbert Whittley of the Natchez Recreation Department take turns breaking up the dirt while digging a hole for a fig tree, at right, to be planted Friday morning at Duncan Park. The fig tree, along with soil, bark and compost, was donated by Upton’s Nursery to Gaining Ground Natchez.