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My plot number is…899,458

Happy Earth Day!  Opening season for our garden is in another day or two…stay tuned!

Just came across info about urban garden plots in Switzerland.  Throughout parts of Europe and Russia these urban community plots (allotments for households-families) have been in existence for some time, sometimes decades, built in the surrounding areas outside city centers, both affluent and otherwise.  The structures are not homes, but shelters and storage. Europeans seem to take ownership of their food quality more seriously than most U.S. citizens.  An impressive picture…

SwissUrbanGardenPlots

Outside Vernier, Switzerland, in the vicinity of Lake Geneva