Farmer in the City





Location:  Portland, OR

Day Job:  out of work illustrator

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Carrots, Collards, Corn, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Fennel, Dill, Honeydew Sage, Pineapple Sage, Sage, Lemon Basil, Licorice Basil, Thai Basil, Sweet Basil, Globe Basil, Lemon Verbena, Lemon Balm, Lemongrass, Purple Shisho, Parsley, Chamomile, Beets, Radishes, Spinach, Onions, Beets

Animals:  Bees, Cats

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  • Posted by: My Place on August 28th, 2014 at 12:12 pm


  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 9th, 2013 at 07:41 am

    You put a lot of work in on that garden. How did it do in 2012?

  • Posted by: Chris D on August 27th, 2011 at 08:19 pm


  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on August 27th, 2011 at 04:58 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Hope you have a great day in the garden!

  • Posted by: Jarrod on August 26th, 2011 at 06:39 am

    I'm envious of this garden

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  • Posted by: Victory Garden Farms on October 30th, 2010 at 11:04 am

    Great photos. I'm in Portland too so I thought I say hello! along with farming my own yard, I have an urban farming business in town, you can check it out at www.farmingforvictory.com. Happy farming!

  • Posted by: Chix n' The City on October 4th, 2010 at 02:22 pm

    Ahh, this is what I hope my garden looks like next season. All of your neat rows are inspiring!

  • Posted by: countrygirl615 on September 2nd, 2010 at 02:07 pm

    I do love your picture! I hope we can be great friends!

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