By Lois Barber
October 21st, 2011
Although Michele Obama has a vegetable garden on the White House lawn, officials in Oak Park, Michigan, are threatening a woman with a 93-day jail sentence unless she removes the vegetable garden she has installed on her front property.Sigh. Julie got those charges dismissed in July (I talked with her the day that happened), so Oak Park was threatening her, but is no longer. Furthermore, Julie moved early last month and had her planters removed. If I didn't have to register on the site, I'd leave a comment to that effect. Maybe I'll write a letter to the editor.
As for the rest of the article, it's a nice discussion about using purple basil as both a garden herb and a decorative plant.