COLORADO SPRINGS — A community garden in Village Seven in the Springs continues to grow.
Three-years-ago, students and parents at Penrose Elementary re-purposed a rusty bike cage into a place to plant, learn, and play. Since then, the garden has become a source of pride for everyone in the area.
''The neighbors have been so impressed with it, and they come by, they make comments all the time. I think that they have really appreciated how much it's changed, and how much better it looks," said 2nd grade teacher, Marilyn Aaland.
A local eagle scout put in several features for project-base learning as well.
Aside from educational areas, the garden is also growing produce.