Maridenis Carpenter, left, started a garden outside her home at the Rudolf Square in Valley City four years ago. Now Gert Walker, right, helps her with it and several residents donate money to keep the area looking aesthetic.
Two ladies at the Rudolf Square in Valley City have created a garden for the community there. Maridenis Carpenter started by putting a couple flower pots out on the steps, and the garden has grown to include several flowers and plants along the steps and fence on the east side and a few on the west side.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.