Special Report

50 Best Cities for Urban Gardening

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44. Chandler, Arizona
> Overall score: 36.98
> Days in the growing season: 287 — tied 44th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 87.8% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 1st highest

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44. Virginia Beach, Virginia
> Overall score: 36.98
> Days in the growing season: 220 — tied 80th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 63.3% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 76th highest

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43. Scottsdale, Arizona
> Overall score: 37.10
> Days in the growing season: 287 — tied 44th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 87.8% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 1st

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42. New Orleans, Louisiana
> Overall score: 37.12
> Days in the growing season: 297 — tied 37th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 61.3% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 97th highest

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41. Paradise, Nevada
> Overall score: 37.67
> Days in the growing season: 300 — 35th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 87.3% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 9th highest