I can't believe people are coming together as a community to make this garden.
Sae Young Chapter
Can't believe me scared of people before.
These are Lateesha's Tomatoes!
Sam loves to see his community come together and plant things in the garden. He loves seeing people working together so he decided to join the planting and plant pumpkins. After planting in the garden for a while he started to notice that the people in the garden were making the garden turn back into Cleveland. He said "From paradise, the garden was turning back into Cleveland.
Sae Young used to own a dry cleaning company and then she was robbed at gunpoint. After that she started to ignore people and was left alone. After she started growing things in the garden she was better with people. Sae Young said one day "Feel very glad inside. Feel part of garden. Almost like family"(50).
Curtis is trying to impress his ex-girlfriend Lateesha by planting her favorite fruit, tomatoes. He planted the tomatoes right outside her apartment window so she can see them everyday but people keep steeling the tomatoes so he put up a sign that said "Lateesha's tomatoes" to show her that they were hers.