Sylvia Santos
Sylvia Santos

I hope the Code Enforcement gets a grip and stop harassing the people for growing their own vegetables, whether it is in their front yard or back yard. Good Luck!

marilyn Sheffield
marilyn Sheffield
  • Sylvia Santos

AMEN SISTER! PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO GROW VEGGIES N IN MY BOOK EVEN POT IF IT MAKES THEM :) <3 MAN U THINK THEY WERE MAKING CRACK OR SOMETHING!!

Debe Hudson
Debe Hudson

I don't understand a problem in planting an edible landscape. What is the prob?

Shauna Dumey
Shauna Dumey
  • Debe Hudson

in a lot of neighborhoods its against the neighborhood ordinances. most say something to the effect that landscaping must be ornamental and conform to the landscapes around them. its ridiculous really.

De Peaslee
De Peaslee

Heard that somewhere in Canada, a town is trying to ban ALL home gardens! This gov. nose in everyones business needs to stop!

Henry Flynn
Henry Flynn
  • De Peaslee

That is what the country just put in Office BIG Gov supporters

Taryn Greendeer
Taryn Greendeer

We have a "Weed Commissioner" in our town. There are 36 weeds on the Noxious Weed list (including Daisies and Blackeyed Susans). If spotted having any one of those "weeds" in your garden (even in the backyard!), you are notified to destroy it. If you fail to do so, you are warned that the city can remove the weed (even spray toxic chemicals!), and you will be fined. Failure to comply can land you in jail. Ordinance was implemented in 1971. I currently owe $50. And all of this in a county...

We have a "Weed Commissioner" in our town. There are 36 weeds on the Noxious Weed list (including Daisies and Blackeyed Susans). If spotted having any one of those "weeds" in your garden (even in the backyard!), you are notified to destroy it. If you fail to do so, you are warned that the city can remove the weed (even spray toxic chemicals!), and you will be fined. Failure to comply can land you in jail. Ordinance was implemented in 1971. I currently owe $50. And all of this in a county that professes to produce the largest ammount of Organic food in the nation!

Allard Marx
Allard Marx
  • Taryn Greendeer

Weed. Hahahaha

Jan Lisi
Jan Lisi

I have a BEAUTIFUL front yard garden, vegetables and flowers. I eat from it every day and in this tourist town of Calistoga people stop and take photos and tell me how wonderful it is! How odd not to allow people to do this.

Jan Lisi
Jan Lisi
  • Jan Lisi

I hope you will consider signing this petition, I did.

Janet Benton
Janet Benton

We love our front-yard vegetable garden in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania. Many of our neighbors have front-yard gardens, too. Vegetables can't grow without sun! And for many, our big backyard trees make a backyard garden impossible. Would it be preferable for people to cut down their backyard trees so they can grow veggies there? NOT!

Sue Jennings
Sue Jennings
  • Janet Benton

That is one of the reasons the first person in our city to get fined for growing 2 tomato plants in her front yard was growing them there. We have a huge tree canopy, being a city of trees. Now anyone can plant what they want in their front yard instead of only lawn. Sustainable Urban Gardens www.sacgardens.org

Tineke Dubbelman
Tineke Dubbelman

Go for it! It is your garden and it really looks great!

Chel Byrom
Chel Byrom
  • Tineke Dubbelman

Nice as it is you could get creative with your herbs and veg. Many have flowers and they all have interesting foliage. Why not plan their individual needs with your plot so that you can walk around a prettily-conventional-styled garden and still get maximum produce? Once the principle of private property, private use has been won anyway. Good luck.

Rene Thibault
Rene Thibault

Lawns are not a natural condition for anywhere. Lawns are an artificial manipulation of foreign varieties of grass to grow with an abundance of resources that could be better used toward the production of leafy greens & vegetables for a healthy diet. Lawns=excessive use of water+chemicals(Pesticides, fungicides, nitrates) whereas vegetables=organic methods of cultivation with minimal impact on the environment.

Chel Byrom
Chel Byrom
  • Rene Thibault

Lawns are another use of grasses. In the wild, the grass needs animals to graze in order to help with proper rejuvenation/colonisation of grassy areas. Getting a goat or two, or sheep instead of pesticides and mowers might be an interesting option of protest...;)

Patricia Riley
Patricia Riley

crazy, all over europe people grow food in any space they have available. I don't know why more people don't do it!

Patricia Riley
Patricia Riley
  • Patricia Riley

when i started a garden in my front yard, flowers, fruit and veges, i had neighbors come and say, "what are you doing"? in a tone that suggested i was ruining the neighborhood. now, most of them have followed suit, except for fruit and veges!

Richard Natoli-Rombach

Totally ridiculous law. Any effort to grow food and feed people should be supported. It is both ethically and environmentally the right thing to do.

Frances Forrest Valdez
Frances Forrest Valdez
  • Richard Natoli-Rombach

It should be allowed!

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