- Food Is Free Project--About Us & Resources sections
- Savvy Gardening's Front Yard Vegetable Garden Ideas: Grow a Mix of Food and Flowers
- Soil Science Society of America's What Is a Community Garden?
- Insteading.com's "Grow Your Own: Top 5 Yard-Sharing Websites"
- Shared Earth: Help Us Make Better Use of the Planet, One Garden at a Time
- Matador Network's "5 Community Gardens That Are Setting an Example in the United States"
Saturday, August 27, 2022
That seems to go with just about everything.
Community gardens is another way to grow together and strengthen both relationships with your neighbors and work to build something together that benefits you all. The concept of urban gardens is not a new ideas, but like ideas--there's always a number of ways they can be created. They can be in a shared neighborhood lot, alleyway, or local area accessible to all. Many big cities have neighborhood lots dedicated to just this where it's tended together and the fruits of the labor are shared together. Not to mention, it can be very rewarding volunteering your time and energy on a shared project like this.
There's also the idea of yard sharing. The Food is Free Project details what this might look like:
The ideas of yard sharing could have a unique appeal, but of course there are always ideas to consider, including your local laws and municipalities or any HOA restrictions. Not everyone is keen on the native yard look!
To learn more about how you can share the wealth of health and grow together as a community, check out these resources:
Video from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlC-4MgfICU and image from https://savvygardening.com/front-yard-vegetable-garden/