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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: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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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!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on April 15th, 2011 at 04:44 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    Raised beds in a big raised bed. Now that's certainly unique. I like it.

    Have a great day in the garden.

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on April 15th, 2011 at 03:30 am

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Gardening!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on April 14th, 2011 at 04:41 am

    Whoa, front yard, back yard, containers, community garden, you sure have every base covered. You must really love to garden.

    Have a great California spring garden day.

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on April 1st, 2011 at 04:50 am

    I agree... ...love the raised beds!

  • Posted by: Kris Mo on March 30th, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Your raised beds look beautiful!

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