Lee Slaughter
Lee Slaughter

Okay FL, you are quickly becoming to new title holder of "Why are the citizens of FL allowing their leaders to be so irrational" award. The current title holder is TX. But FL is quickly establishing a record to be proud about: 1st you have to be conditioned like a marathon runner to endure the rigors of trying to vote! 2nd One has to pee in a cup and pay the lab for the priviledge of doing so (the lab is partly owned by the current Gov who makes $$$ off this) before you can receive public...

Okay FL, you are quickly becoming to new title holder of "Why are the citizens of FL allowing their leaders to be so irrational" award. The current title holder is TX. But FL is quickly establishing a record to be proud about: 1st you have to be conditioned like a marathon runner to endure the rigors of trying to vote! 2nd One has to pee in a cup and pay the lab for the priviledge of doing so (the lab is partly owned by the current Gov who makes $$$ off this) before you can receive public assistance, 3rd growing food to eat is now a violation of some sort, give them time, they'll manage a city/county regulation on this if they have not already. Then it will be state wide. I know it was before our time, but goggle this or read a book: There was a time when a "victory garden" was the most patriotic thing Americans could do. And incidentally, it kept many American from starving to death. Growing one's own food has been the mainstay of American life since the Pilgrims and certainly before the Pilgrims when Native Americans lived that way, off the land. This is insane, YES, insane on it's face. What is wrong with FL? I grew up in FL and it was not the $$ grubbing, irrational place it seems to have become....so again: What's the matter with FL?

Velvet Phipps
Velvet Phipps

They own the property right? They pay taxes right? Private property rights should be protected and growing FOOOOOOD on your own property should be no different!

Vivian Keller
Vivian Keller

Lawns are a left over from the expanses that were used to graze sheep in European estates. If you insist on lawns, then have them grazed.

Nancy Camorati
Nancy Camorati

The code should definately be changed, meanwhile.. don't the code enforcers have better things to do?

Joseph Trent
Joseph Trent

Not only is this great use of an untapped space.You are not polluting the environment and no fumes from a mower as well!

Pal Mes
Pal Mes

If the reasons for it to be illegal are aesthetics I must say that, in my opinion, vegetable gardens are MUCH nicer than lawn. Anyway aesthetics rhyme with ethics.

Donna Hohenstatt
Donna Hohenstatt

You just can't win no matter what you do now days. The guy just wants some fresh veggies from his own garden. Who cares if its in his OWN front yard., hey it could be worse. At least he isn't growing an illegal substance!

Dan Delventhal
Dan Delventhal

What people do for their "grass crop" ought to be illegal. It often pollutes the air with noise and 20x worse emissions per gallon of gas than cars, and the fertilizers and pesticides exacerbate the folly. Less Lawn, More Food!

Brian O'Shea
Brian O'Shea

Code Enforcement should go after the house in the neighborhood with the lawn out of control not this person's well maintained vegetable garden. Dyer and Crotty should suspend this case and amend the rules allowing vegetable garden's on person's personal property. What is better 3 to 5 cars parked on a front yard or a beautiful vegetable garden?

Pat Patterson
Pat Patterson

If a front yard garden is OK for the White House, I cannot see why a neat one is a problem for your community. I fear you are behind the curve on this one, College Park.

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