I live in the suburbs in Northern California and walk to work, so I really see the details of other people’s front yards as I walk past them. Mostly these are just boring little grass plots going to waste on each side of the sidewalk.
Yet this is your land, homeowners! Why not really use it?
Imagine if each of these was a kitchen garden growing fruits or nuts. And that streets could be closed to traffic on Saturday mornings and we could trade with each other: