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Christy Wilhelmi

Location:  Los Angeles, CA

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Blackberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oranges, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Popping corn,Shallots,Arugula,Parsnips

Animals:  Planning to get chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Because I love knowing where my food comes from.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on June 5th, 2014 at 07:32 pm

    Glad to see you got farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: My Place on June 5th, 2014 at 03:12 pm


  • Posted by: Dante on June 5th, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Nice, very organized, garden! My vote for you!

  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on June 5th, 2014 at 07:13 am

    Congrats farmer!

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  • Posted by: Christy Wilhelmi on April 18th, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Thanks for the Farmer of the Day honor. I really feel like a farmer now that my sweet corn is up to my shoulders today. Gotta love growing in California!

  • Posted by: Fallow HIll on April 15th, 2011 at 08:27 pm

    congrats on farmer of the day its well deserved!

  • Posted by: Green Desert on April 15th, 2011 at 09:54 am

    Congratulations! Long live the raised beds!

  • Posted by: The Barefoot Gardener on April 15th, 2011 at 04:53 am

    Beautiful garden...so nice and organized~ Congrat's!

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