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Photos: Duluth Public Library garden planting

The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library.

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Library technician Heidi Harrison of Duluth talks with Payton Martin, 4, of Duluth while working on one of the 12 gardens on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Duluth Public Library downtown branch. The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

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Ann Perrin of Duluth plants sunflowers in a garden on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Duluth Public Library downtown branch. The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library and the two organizations are partnering to plant a mix of native plants, vegetables and fruit. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

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Durowaa Agyeman-Mensah (left) and Ann Perrin, both of Duluth, place bamboo poles in a garden on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Duluth Public Library downtown branch. The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library. AICHO plans to make signs describing each plant in English and Ojibwe, which will later be put up this summer. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

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A strawberry plant waits to be planted on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Duluth Public Library downtown branch. The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

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Payton Martin, 4, of Duluth crumbles a clump of dirt while working in a garden on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Duluth Public Library downtown branch. The gardens are a cooperative project between the American Indian Community Housing Organization and the Duluth Public Library. Library staff hopes the youth participating in this project will feel pride in what they’ll be doing to not just beautify the community space, but also to educate the greater community about plants native to Minnesota. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

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