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Brown Sunshine

Location:  Ripley, WV

Day Job:  Student/Mother

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Sage, Perennials, Annuals, Okra, Asparagus,

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  It can be an art form, a learning experiences, a pain in the neck, a joy, a health booster, and bring wildlife to your front yard all in one day! Gardening is fun, spiritual, and good for the whole family and the Earth.

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  • Posted by: Brown Sunshine on August 31st, 2011 at 08:47 am

    :) Thank you all :)

  • Posted by: Chris D on August 26th, 2011 at 07:13 pm


  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on August 26th, 2011 at 04:42 pm

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I garden because it just feels right. I think between gardening and fishing there's no better way to spend life.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Green Desert on August 26th, 2011 at 09:07 am

    Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day! I agree with all your reasons for getting dirty!

  • Posted by: brittley47 on August 26th, 2011 at 07:37 am


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  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on April 29th, 2011 at 05:22 am

    I too have front yard containers and backyard raised garden beds.

    Have a great Student/Mother day.

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