The number of community gardens in North Little Rock has increased from one to 19 in just two years.

Since 2011, the city has granted $105,000 to garden projects.

Four were awarded funds for this Fall:

• Heritage House/Senior Citizens Outreach Service, $4,330;

• Skyline Community Garden, $4,555

• St. Joseph Farm, $5,000;

• Vestal Urban Farm, $5,000.

Applications for the next round of garden funding are due Feb. 2. For more information, call Bernadette Rhodes at 975-8777.