City Encourages Uprooting Grass Lawns to Grow Sustainable Vegetable Gardens
John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Santa Monica, California to share with you a city that encourages residents to pull out their lawn and replace them with low water use native plants or edible gardens. Unlike many cities in the country, its perfectly legal to grow food in your front yard in Santa Monica, California. Many cities have laws forbidding certain edible crops from being growing in your front yard. In this episode John will visit a small demonstration garden and share with you some of the techniques you can use to grow your own food at home.