Just a quick post about a story which is spreading like weeds, not just here in Michigan, but across the globe. A family in Oak Park, Michigan has planted their front yard with a beautifully maintained vegetable garden and are facing persecution at the hands of the City as a result. Here and here are a couple links to local and national news clips about the story. And click here for this citizen’s own account of her “adventure” so far in blog format:
Although I personally don’t live in a subdivision, and don’t have to worry about complaining neighbors, in addition to the huge garden and greenhouse we plant, we are also Front Yard Gardeners. Here’s a shot of our house taken last summer:
Tomatoes and Peppers and Basil, OH MY!!!