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Michael Schoder of Dallas, Texas
Michael Schoder built a garden onsite at Sundown on Granada on Lower Greenville. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Michael Schoder gardening
Even after putting more than 100 hours per week into his business, Schoder says he still makes time to tend his garden. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Sundown at Granada garden
The garden at Sundown at Granada was built on otherwise unusable property that borders a parking lot. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Raised garden beds behind Sundown at Granada
Three larger raised beds accommodate tomatoes, peppers or huge kale and Swiss chard plants. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Kale sprout
A kale plant sprouts in the chamomile in Schoder's herb garden. Black polyethylene irrigation tubing is a labor-saving must, says Schoder. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Michael Schoder
Michael Schoder says his garden demonstrates the potential of the land around us to sustain our lives. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Michael Schoder tendinh his garden.
The onsite herb and greens garden at Sundown at Granada is a quick skip from the kitchen door. Photo by Marshall Hinsley