Farmer in the City





Location:  Crystal Lake, IL

Day Job:  Education

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Brussels sprouts, Chile Peppers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lettuce, Oregano, Potatoes, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Onions, sage, parsley, cilantro, zucchini, butternut squash, Swiss chard

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  It makes me happy.

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  • Posted by: Kannon320 on January 11th, 2013 at 07:10 am

    Wow! Thanks so much for the nice comments! More beds are being built and I am waiting impatiently to start my seeds inside this year!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on January 11th, 2013 at 07:05 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on January 11th, 2013 at 06:03 am

    Nice mix of crops! Voted.

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