Farmer in the City




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Location:  Mesa, AZ

Day Job:  bookseller

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Animals:  Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I grew up in a farming family and I'm struggling to conquer my yard. All stone from what was once a river bed. I'm going to get it yet so I have my own vegetables and I believe in sustainability.

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  • Posted by: KC on April 21st, 2015 at 08:10 am

    Congratulations on being Farmer of the Day! Voted : )

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on April 21st, 2015 at 07:07 am

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Dante on April 21st, 2015 at 05:21 am

    Congratulations for being Farmer Of The Day!

    Good luck with all the digging. But, rather than digging those rocks, how about putting up raised bed instead. Soil warms quicker in a raised bed & you won't have to stoop as far down. Just a suggestion. No matter what, good luck in the upcoming growing season.

  • Posted by: guchswife on January 24th, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Congratulations on being Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on January 24th, 2012 at 04:45 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. My nemesis is the clay in my area, as well as the bricks that have been buried in the backyard. The bricks are actually good for drainage but they make it very difficult if I ever want to dig, even just to dig out a hole for a new plant. Good luck overcoming the rocks!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on January 24th, 2012 at 03:12 am

    Congrats on making farmer of the day!

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  • Posted by: RachelCherie on May 8th, 2011 at 09:13 pm

    hello fellow AZ farmer! ; )

  • Posted by: Garden Pool on January 10th, 2011 at 06:16 am

    it is good to see a fellow Mesa Urban Farmer!

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