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Egghead (Leslie Divoll)

Member since: June 16, 2010



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West palm beach, Fl 33404
USDA hardiness zone 10


Leslie Divoll

Member since:

June 16, 2010

About me

I have two gardens: my weekday garden is two blocks from the ocean, the weekend garden is 20 miles inland (with chickens and cows). Though both are in Zone 10, they have very different microclimates. Day job: architect.

Current project

The summer crop: compost to improve the beach sand in my weekday garden, getting ready for the winter growing season.

Type of gardener

Curious, trial and error, therapeutic. Like to eat what I grow.

Favorite garden activity

Pulling up finished plants, feeding them to chickens.

garden wall

I&#x27;m thinking about selling time shares in my flock instead of eggs, to circumvent the draconian Florida food handling requirements for egg sales by small producers. However, the law kindly allows you to eat your own hens&#x27; eggs without all the complexities. <br/> <br/>Time share might work like this: customer pays $5.00 for a 1-week share in two hens, which I care for during that ownership period; the dozen eggs produced by two hens in that period are free. <br/> <br/>Any thoughts on this?
Egghead commented on 08/01/10
Hey, Egghead! Great to meet another S FL gardener!
Lily commented on 06/17/10
Where is your garden?
Egghead replied: on 06/17/10
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dig the dirt editor commented on 06/16/10