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August 16, 2013
Urban gardens are cropping up everywhere, from the country to the city. To follow are five modern ways to grow your own.
Wakeland goes to work on the garden terraces where the couple grows much of their own food.

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and his partner, Amy Elaine Wakeland, rely on their backyard garden at their home in Echo Park for a good deal of their produce.

Photo by Misha Gravenor

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Originally appeared in Echo Logical
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We planted the winter edibles at an afternoon gathering with friends and kids. When the weather allows it, we keep the doors wide open and kids can help with gardening projects outside.

At her Craig Ellwood–designed duplex in Hollywood, architect Linda Taalman and her family plant their winter garden, which includes beets, cauliflower, and fennel.

Originally appeared in Hollywood Renovation: Week 5
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With the help of Fritz Haeg of Edible Estates, Jennifer and Michael Foti dumped the browning lawn of their house in Lakewood, California, in favor of a garden offering a bounty of veggies.

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The Hupert-Kinmont house lies low in a century-old apple orchard, far from neighboring houses. The spaciousness of the rural surroundings is echoed inside.

Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll. And with the voracious design appetites of a family of gastronomically inclined clients, this concrete prefab construction is quite literally a moveable feast of a home.

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Originally appeared in Fertile Grounds
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residential urban wooden box harpoon house

Katherine Bovee pauses in the front yard of the house in Portland, Oregon she shares with partner Matt Kirkpatrick—tonight, it’s leafy arugula and radishes with dinner.

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Originally appeared in Small Wooden Box Home in Portland
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Wakeland goes to work on the garden terraces where the couple grows much of their own food.

Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and his partner, Amy Elaine Wakeland, rely on their backyard garden at their home in Echo Park for a good deal of their produce.

Photo by Misha Gravenor

Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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