How to Layout a Vegetable Garden | P. Allen Smith Classics

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Allen talks about the importance of the layout of a vegetable garden, including the benefits of things like cisterns.

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Strawberry Breakfast Fresh from the Garden!
My tags include Alice Waters because I admire her promotion of fresh food in schools. I think she’s got an initiative called the "Edible Schoolyard" or something similar, where her foundation helps schools in America put gardens into the schools so the students not only grow food but they learn how food gets from field to table.
By Denna Jones on 2006-06-17 10:23:25