The waiting lists for community gardens in the Los Angeles area is growing longer. It seems that there are many would-be gardeners willing to work with no land available for their passion.
Why not offer your backyard to someone who can create a fruit and vegetable garden for you and share in the produce?
Let’s get together with like-minded neighbors to share chores, tips, expenses and locally grown food.
I offer a small area for now, cleared out recently for painting, along the wall of my garage. It’s always in the shade, so drought resistant plants and shade vegetables could be combined, but my arthritis prevents me from doing to work myself. Any volunteers to help?
Read this Los Angeles Times article for more ideas
Text and photo by Elisa Leonelli