Farmer in the City




Captain GreenNerd

Location:  New Haven, CT

Day Job:  Veterinarian

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Corn, Filbert (Hazelnut), Garlic, Gourds, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Mushrooms, Oregano, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Walnuts, Giant sequoia

Animals:  Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  You are what you eat so eat what you wanna be!

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  • Posted by: Happy Half Acre on May 28th, 2011 at 09:09 am

    Congrats, and thank you for your service.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 28th, 2011 at 05:20 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    You are growing a Giant sequoia? Wow, I never heard of anyone doing that. Good luck with that.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on May 27th, 2011 at 06:34 am

    I too have front yard containers and backyard raised garden beds.

    Have a great Veternarian day.

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