Special Report

50 Best Cities for Urban Gardening

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40. Brownsville, Texas
> Overall score: 37.81
> Days in the growing season: 328 — 22nd most
> Average amount of sunshine: 65.9% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 67th highest

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39. Chattanooga, Tennessee
> Overall score: 38.11
> Days in the growing season: 207 — 98th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 58.1% of the day Spring to Fall — 123rd highest

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38. Birmingham, Alabama
> Overall score: 38.47
> Days in the growing season: 215 — 86th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 61.7% of the day Spring to Fall — 94th highest

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37. Fontana, California
> Overall score: 38.61
> Days in the growing season: 318 — 25th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 73.2% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 23rd highest

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36. Grand Prairie, Texas
> Overall score: 38.85
> Days in the growing season: 249 — tied 64th most
> Average amount of sunshine: 63.3% of the day Spring to Fall — tied 76th highest