Farmer in the City




Wild Zucchini Gardens

Location:  Greeneville, TN

Day Job:  college faculty

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Carrots, Celery, Chinese cabbage, Collards, Figs, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  We are doing a market garden in raised beds around our house. We have approximately 600 sq. ft. under cultivation.

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  • Posted by: Dante on November 23rd, 2015 at 04:56 am

    Congratulations for being Farmer-of-the-Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 18th, 2012 at 07:40 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on December 18th, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Congrats to making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: tyler on December 18th, 2012 at 08:55 am


  • Posted by: Wong88 on December 18th, 2012 at 07:19 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 17th, 2012 at 07:15 pm

    What's happened with the market garden since 2010?

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  • Posted by: Green Desert on October 17th, 2010 at 05:40 pm

    congratulations. you are doing a great job and I admire your goals. Keep us posted on how your market garden does.

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on October 17th, 2010 at 06:24 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on October 17th, 2010 at 05:31 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. 600 square feet is quite a lot for raised beds around the house. How big are your beds?

    Have a great autumn day.

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