Farmer in the City





Location:  Springfield, OH

Day Job:  Yarn Shop/Mill owner, Team Leader for Special needs young adults, Mom and Wife

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Potatoes, Rosemary, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Bees, Cats, Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Trying to provide my family with a more sustainable lifestyle. I grew up on a farm and we are now city dwellers so I would like for my children to realize you can provide for youself.

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  • Posted by: Squash Blossoms on June 4th, 2010 at 06:15 am

    Congratulations! A vegetable garden AND a yarn shop ... that sounds like heaven to me!

  • Posted by: Indoor Gardens Rock on May 23rd, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    Hey! Another neighbor! I'm just a little ways away in Dayton! Beautiful hydrangea in that picture, by the way!

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