Friends of the West End Park

Historic West End*Atlanta*GA

They did away with their lawn… June 18, 2009

Today’s post celebrates our neighbors in Westview (our bordering community).

Wondering what to grow? Here are some ideas.

This home is a self-identified cooperative, they call themselves the Westwood Housing Cooperative.
This home is a self-identified cooperative, they call themselves the Westwood Housing Cooperative.
Their first Cucumber this season!
Their first Cucumber this season!
This is a victory garden!
This is a victory garden!

Thyme, Zucchini, and Crookneck Squash- they're doing really well.
Thyme, Zucchini, and Crookneck Squash- they’re doing really well.

Summer Squash Blossoms
Summer Squash Blossoms

Zucchini on the vine
Zucchini on the vine

Our Zucchini that we share with CVC Urban Farms' Subscribers
The Zucchini that we share with CVC Urban Farms’ Subscribers

The first ripe tomato of the year!
The first ripe tomato of the year!

Watermelon...
Watermelon…

Tomatoes, Basil, Potatoes, Marigolds, Onions
Tomatoes, Basil, Potatoes, Marigolds, Onions

Sweet Basil in front yard.
Sweet Basil in front yard.
The Zucchini and Crookneck Squash takes over the yard

The Zucchini and Crookneck Squash takes over the yard

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2 Responses to “They did away with their lawn…”

  1. Andrea Scott Says:

    What exactly is a victory garden?

  2. friendsofthewestendparkatl Says:

    Hey, if you click under victory garden (tag)-there’s a post that explains what it is…these small, front yard gardens were promoted during WWII to encourage communities to grow a portion of their food (veggies, herbs).


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