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Civil Obedience over front yard gardens

Ayja Bounous

What's so wrong about growing your own food in your front lawn, rather than having a lawn that requires a lot of water and mowing in order to what, look good? Match everyone else's lawns? When did the lawn become such an American standard, and why can't we make a statement with our front yards by using that space to make something that's actually productive and worth all of the time, money and water you put into it, like a garden?

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  • Jeremy Cohen Hoffing

    I think it would be great for more people to take advantage of their front lawns and use all that empty green space. Would be cool to see what creative ideas are already out there. How would you go about protecting your front lawn crop (other than a big picket fence) from the neighborhood rugrat stealing your apples?