Farmer in the City




Motsinger Farm

Location:  Cincinnati, OH

Day Job:  Gift Shop Manager

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Carrots, Corn, Gourds, Green beans, Lavender, Peas, Spinach, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Zinnias, Sunflowers

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I am going back to my roots(pun intended).

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  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: Bee Green NC on January 14th, 2011 at 05:18 am

    Beautiful bird in that picture

  • Posted by: Motsinger Farm on December 22nd, 2010 at 07:31 am

    @Grees Desert: My lavender is slow to start. We have only just begun. Our farm is just about to turn 3 years old.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on December 21st, 2010 at 05:57 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    I too have front yard containers and backyard raised beds.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: lissakevin on December 21st, 2010 at 05:03 am

    tehehe--great pun! Love the chickens!! congrats on farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on December 20th, 2010 at 05:00 pm

    How is that lavender doing?

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on December 20th, 2010 at 05:59 am

    Those are some mighty fine looking chickens. All I have are the the wild critters that run through the yard when I'm not watching.

    Have a great gift shop day.

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