Urban gardens are cropping up everywhere, from the country to the city. To follow are five modern ways to grow your own.
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
At her Craig Ellwood–designed duplex in Hollywood, architect Linda Taalman and her family plant their winter garden, which includes beets, cauliflower, and fennel.
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.
Photo by Fritz Haeg
Photo by: Fritz Haeg
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.
Photo by Dave Lauridsen
Photo by: Dave Lauridsen
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.
Photo by John Clark
Photo by: John Clark