13 Jul '11, 1pm

Spinach or the slammer?: Defiant front yard gardener faces jail time Our hero!

Spinach or the slammer?: Defiant front yard gardener faces jail time Our hero!

Keeping with the beleaguered homeowner theme of my earlier post on a New Jersey homeowner whose private driveway, according to Google Maps, is the entrance to a nearby state park, here’s the just as irk-inducing story of Julie Bass, an Oak Park , Mich. resident who may face jail time — 93 days in the slammer to be exact — for her decision to landscape her front yard in a matter that Oak Park City Planner Kevin Rulkowski finds to be “uncommon.”

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/bl...

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