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The transformation of a fire station's backyard

Original post made on Aug 26, 2013

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew and connects them to the community.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 26, 2013, 2:01 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by J, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:13 pm

I think that the scarecrow is in a firefighter's uniform, not a fireman's uniform.


Posted by Martin Omander, a resident of Rex Manor
on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Nice use of this empty lot. Things grow so well here, it's a shame to let land sit idle.


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