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Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA

Day Job:  Customer Service Rep

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Community Garden, Other

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Brussels sprouts, Cucumbers, Garlic, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Rosemary, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips

Animals:  Cats, Dogs, Rabbits, Worms

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I love gardening and critters! The hubby is also laid off this year so we are looking for alternatives to help keep the bills paid. Also, being greener just feels like the right thing to do.


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  • Posted by: KC on November 19th, 2014 at 09:24 pm

    love your picture! Voted : )

  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 22nd, 2012 at 11:20 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on August 22nd, 2012 at 09:52 am

    Great looking greens in the photo. Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day! How are those worms doing?

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 21st, 2012 at 07:22 pm

    Hey there. It's been a while since you posted anything. How are the worms doing? How's he garden of 2012? Still making you smile? And by the way, your butterfly pic is amazing.

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  • Posted by: mrinier on May 4th, 2011 at 05:08 pm

    My worms are doing well.I have now added rabbits to my animals. 8 in all. I am looking for recipes. I just found out that I got a plot in the community garden. I had been on the waiting list. Waiting for the weather to break is hard. LOL but I did manage to plant some garlic, peas, radishes, and turnips in my backyard raised bed.

  • Posted by: mrinier on April 5th, 2011 at 04:02 am

    worms should come today or tomorrow!

  • Posted by: mrinier on April 1st, 2011 at 06:14 pm

    Worm bin is made, just waiting for the worms.

  • Posted by: mrinier on March 25th, 2011 at 03:28 pm

    It's cold and sunny outside and I am making big plans for the coming year!

  • Posted by: mrinier on March 23rd, 2011 at 04:44 pm

    I am going to start a worm bin for under my sink. Wish me luck!

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