Farmscape's own Dan Allen published an article today on Seedstock, identifying one of the most common problems with urban farming attempts. Dan writes:
Urban farming has a dirty secret: the vast majority of garden plots in backyards, schoolyards, community gardens, rooftops and vacant lots are in a state of disrepair. Weeds outnumber thriving vegetables, soil nutrient levels are depleted, and irrigation is irregular at best.
What's missing is the patient, diligent farmer. Read the whole article here.
Paulina Aguilera of Moving On has listed Farmscape's blog as one of the "blogsphere's best gardeners":
Based in the L.A. area, the folks at Farmscape Gardens bring a much-needed perspective on urban farming and gardening. Loaded with thought-provoking commentary, vegetarian-friendly recipes, and the latest news in agriculture, this relatively new blog has the information that will undoubtedly lead you to a more sustainable garden and lifestyle.
Keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming 100th post, where we will reflect on what we've written about on the blog so far, and what we hope to do with this blog moving forward. We are super curious about which posts you find the most informative, entertaining, or useful. If you have any feedback that you'd like to give us, positive or negative, please leave a comment and let us know what you think.