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|Snapshots of Evanston Yards|
While in Chicago last week, I managed to visit my old neighborhood in Evanston, a suburb on the lake. The neighborhoods are still quiet and beautiful, the beaches alluring, but a few things have changed. The houses used to be almost uniformly painted in shade of light gray with deep gray trim. Now you will see a wide range of Craftsman era color. I think it looks good and the Lake climate creates lovely conditions fro the gardens.
Another change was the inclusion, in some parts of the neighborhoods, front yard vegetable gardens. No one can complain about their looks- they are well integrated and some of them were screened behind waist high hedges.
|Front Yard Vegetable Gardens|
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© 2011 written for Ilona’s Garden Journal. An excellent blog.