Brooklyn residents spend time in rooftop gardens

With summer approaching, Brooklyn residents have started to spend more time outside, including in rooftop gardens. Dozens of tour-goers are flocking to a rooftop garden

With the summertime approaching, Brooklyn residents are looking to enjoy the outdoors with rooftop gardens.

With the summertime approaching, Brooklyn residents are looking to enjoy the outdoors with rooftop gardens. (5/17/13)

BROOKLYN - With summer approaching, Brooklyn residents have started to spend more time outside, including in rooftop gardens.

Dozens of tour-goers are flocking to a rooftop garden at 44 Eagle St. to survey it's 6,000 square feet of urban farmland.

Vegetables are also grown in the garden, including radishes, kale and 15 varieties of hot peppers.

In addition to the view, the neighbors get to enjoy the garden's plants and animals.

For an extended interview with a rooftop gardener, click 12 Extra on Channel 612.

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