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citydeer

Location:  Marinette, WI

Day Job:  Oldest Student in Wisconsin

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Radishes, sweet potatoes, okra

Animals:  Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I love the feel of dirt beneath my fingernails. It's therapeutic.

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on January 9th, 2013 at 01:06 pm

    Congrats to making Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on January 9th, 2013 at 06:56 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 9th, 2013 at 06:49 am

    GORGEOUS picture! Wisconsin is the prettiest state, isn't it? I chuckled at the "oldest student" occupation.

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 27th, 2011 at 07:59 am

    citydeer, you were eager to get gardening in March. How did the growing season go? I put in 3 raised beds this year, and did fairly well given a late start due to a cold, wet spring but we had a very hot July, which delayed the growth of some of my veggies. Now I have some lettuce and herbs growing indoors, and look forward to the time when I can start my tomatoes.

 
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  • Posted by: citydeer on March 28th, 2011 at 03:14 pm

    Aarrgh!! I don't think winter is ever going to end. We still have about 6 inches of snow on the ground and it is taking FOREVER to melt. We had our Gardening Spring Conference this past weekend and it's supposed to be a "fix" to tide you over until you can plant but all it really does is make you want it more.

 
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