Ever since I posted about vegetable gardening in your front yard, it seems like I see edible front yard gardens every where I go! Well really, I’ve been canvassing (going door to door) for a friend who is running for the US House of Representatives, so I’ve been out and about a lot lately. I just have to share some of these with our readers.
First, I have a friend who helps feed their family through their front yard gardening – I asked her why, because she has a large back yard. She said that she lets her boys and dogs have free roam in the back yard, so this way her garden is actually safer from damage. She points out that she really hasn’t spent very much on her garden, she shared the numbers:
(a) less wasted water and
Out on the campaign trail I came across several gardens worth sharing, some I had the opportunity to talk to the owners, others I just snapped pictures of.
I hope some of these ideas help others think about how they can use their small spaces and front yards to grow more local, organic and yummy foods!
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