Farmer in the City




patricia simmons

Location:  Austin, TX

Day Job:  working around the house

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Almonds, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Peaches

Animals:  Cats, Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Because I love it!

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  • Posted by: on June 1st, 2011 at 01:08 pm

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  • Posted by: Shellie on May 30th, 2011 at 06:28 am

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 30th, 2011 at 04:58 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    It is fun digging in the dirt. Isn't it?

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Rainbow Garden on May 30th, 2011 at 04:09 am

    Congrats on FOD. Very sweet picture. How many chickens do you have?

  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on May 30th, 2011 at 04:06 am

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

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 29th, 2011 at 05:45 am

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

    Have a great working around the house day.

  • Posted by: Robin on May 27th, 2011 at 08:07 am

    I'm thinking of visiting Austin someday. I hear you have quite the urban chicken community. Also, nice warm weather in the winter. Beats the excessive rain we get in Seattle.

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