Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Florida’s Senate Bill 82, prohibiting local governments from banning vegetable gardens on any part of residential properties.

It means Florida property owners can again grow fruits and vegetables, which are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants, on any part of their residential properties,
Continue Reading Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sides with growing fruits and vegetables over aesthetics

On Tuesday in Tallahassee, after meeting with CDC boss Robert Redfield about the agency’s initiative that seeks to reduce new HIV transmission by 75 percent in five years, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis went about signing bills. He signed the following into law:

  • CS/HB 7 – Direct Health Care Agreements
  • CS/HB

Continue Reading Vegetable garden bill is close to the last to get Gov. DeSantis’ attention

One of the more bizarre powers of local government will likely end this week or next when the Florida House of Representatives votes to make vegetable gardening a right that comes with owning residential property.

City halls and county commissions in Florida have long had the power to prohibit vegetable
Continue Reading Florida lawmakers close to giving residential vegetables gardens a green light

A bill waiting in the Rules Committee of the Florida Legislature may end one of the more bizarre powers of local government, the prohibition of vegetable gardens on residential properties.

The potential of Senate Bill (SB) 82 passing grew with the recent ruling by Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal,
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