If you’re settling into a new custom Florida home and would like to get your hands dirty — but not in your own backyard — consider becoming part of a community garden.
Here’s why: Florida homeowners tend to have swimming pools, hot tubs, summer kitchens, patios and terraces in their backyards. Lovely, flowering tropical shrubs placed by landscapers? Likely. An extensive vegetable garden? Unlikely.
Of course, the above is a generalization. People who love to garden will tend to fruitful pots of tomatoes and peppers on their patios, and sprawling summer squash and zucchini plants can masquerade as ground cover. But […]