Farmer in the City




Garden Granny

Location:  Beaverton, MI

Day Job:  retired

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard, Other

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mushrooms, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Beets

Animals:  Cats, Dogs, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  In this economy, I am so glad I was raised by two farm kids! I'm so loving learning to grow and preserve my own food!

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  • Posted by: Green Desert on October 18th, 2011 at 08:49 am

    Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 15th, 2011 at 05:01 am

    I too have containers on the front patio and raised garden beds in the back yard.

    Have a great retired day.

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