2. The garden is family-size, not the 5-acre farm suggested by Michael Pollan and others.
3. It costs about $200 to install, a fact that's being emphasized with the media.
No wonder they're doing so many things right – Mrs. O started soliciting ideas for the garden soon after the election. At least that's when her staff contacted this blogger. (Oh, yeah! More about that coming soon.)
Oh, can I cheat and add one more smart thing? They're not calling it a Victory Garden. Who needs a war to grow food?