converting lawns into gardens

This picture is of one day’s harvest in August of 2014.  I love looking at the bounty and the color — something you witness a lot of in the late summer / early fall months.

Using widely available data, Roger Doiron of Kitchen Gardeners International estimates that converting 10 percent of our nation’s lawns to vegetable gardens “could meet about a third of our fresh vegetable needs at current consumption rates.”

Source:  Mark Bittman’s NYT opinions piece on 1/29/2013, “Lawns into Gardens.”

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