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The nurve of some peoples kids....
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dale b    Posted 02-25-2003 at 04:17:24       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i have a large garden, and plenty of space to expand.
many years ago i lived in an apartment building that had no provinions for a garden.
i thought i would offer a couple of garden plots [ for free ] to some one that wants to garden.
i thought it would be nice to hang out in the garden with like minded people.
i only had one responce.... it was from a person that want me to break ground, plant, and harvest for them.
is it me?
am i missing something?
i hope to hear from some one that enjoys gardening, not just eating food from the garden...
dale b

dale b    Posted 02-26-2003 at 02:35:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
thanks for the responces,
i will not give up. i know if i had the oppertunity to have a garden plot, i would be happy.
i just have to find the right people...
dale b

Mac/MS    Posted 02-25-2003 at 06:33:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Not just the kids. Dad use to plant a very large garden. The peas came in, he told a man with a large family they werw ready and the man had the nerve to ask dad if the were picked yet.

Salmoneye    Posted 02-25-2003 at 05:18:52       [Reply]  [Send Email]
There are few 'co-op' gardens around...One I know of is on municiapally owned land on the outskirts of Burlington...They have a waiting list to get a piece of ground...The City pys to have it tilled...Maybe 3 acres total...

The others are local 'planned communities'...Tilling comes out of the 'association fees'...

Don't know of any that are privately owned...

Tom A    Posted 02-25-2003 at 04:40:34       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Nice idea Dale. When I was stationed in Germany there were lots of plots just like what you have in mind, because everybody likes to garden and few folks have yards like we do here. I used one of those plots because we were in an apartment, and it was a great experience. like you said, a good way to meet like-minded people.

Don't let folks get you down. It is possible that the person who called you just didn't understand your concept and needed a further, gentle explanation; it is also possible he was just a jerk you don't want on your land anyway. I'd suggest just keep plugging...word of mouth will likely find you some 'takers' who want to do what you have in mind. Thanks for sharing!

good luck,

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