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RE: RE: Adam's wishlist

  • Subject: RE: [cg] RE: Adam's wishlist
  • From: "Honigman, Adam" <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
  • Date: Fri, 18 May 2001 10:06:18 -0400


You may have a point there, kid. Complacency and comfort is the bane of all
human enterprises, however, when ya gotta go...

Best wishes, hope you put up a no whining sign. 

An idea: when one of your gardeners quits, offer the space to one of the
Central Americans or Asians who works in the adjacent restaurant ( not type
casting, but it's usually one group of immigrants or another in the

Even money that the garden that this person will create on his/her 100
square foot bed will astonish and inspire you all.

Best wishes,

Adam Honigman

-----Original Message-----
From: lisa vandyke [mailto:vandykelisa@hotmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 8:44 PM
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Subject: [cg] RE: Adam's wishlist

I had to chuckle a bit at Adam's wishlist. Then I had to give pause...
The garden I manage sits on restaurant property, owned by a collective of 
good souls. We have only eight 100 square foot beds, but the rest of the 
gardens are landscaped with fruit trees, perennials, herbs, medicinals, 
prairie plants, vines, roses, brick and granite paved walk ways, fencing 
with gates, lighting at night (if I grab a ladder, the lamp sockets are a 
source of electricity with a simple adapter),basic tools are shared and 
never seem to go far, I put in an underground water system with 6 spigots a 
few years back, the compost works pretty good, and I'm going back to get a 
degree in Hort.
We got no toilet or shower, but if the restaurant is open, its there to use.
Yet, after furnishing my wish list to the garden, I've found that folks are 
complacent, less involved, more whiny and certainly unappreciative. I've 
made it so easy, folks forget there isn't a maid.  So, perhaps having 
everything isn't as important as having community.
Kyle at Hare's Breath, Mpls,MN
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