Special Report

50 Best Cities for Urban Gardening

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5. Atlanta, Georgia
> Overall score: 48.68
> Days in the growing season: 228 — 72nd most
> Average amount of sunshine: 63.1% of the day Spring to Fall — 89th highest

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4. St. Petersburg, Florida
> Overall score: 49.71
> Days in the growing season: 346 — 8th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 70.2% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 47th highest

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3. Huntington Beach, California
> Overall score: 49.92
> Days in the growing season: 350 — tied 2nd most
> Average amount of sunshine: 73.2% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 23rd highest

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2. Hialeah, Florida
> Overall score: 49.96
> Days in the growing season: 342 — tied 10th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 72.1% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 41st highest

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1. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
> Overall score: 53.59
> Days in the growing season: 342 — tied 10th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 72.1% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 41st highest