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Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Day Job:  Environmental Regulator

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Apples, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Cabbage, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard Greens, Peas, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Bush cherries, okra, tomatillos, radishes, beets

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I've done it for as long as I can remember. I don't know any other way.

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on December 26th, 2012 at 01:35 am

    I just noticed in your pic that you use the bag planting method. I read about it in Mother Earth News, I think it was. Looks like it works great! What is that planted in there? Seems as though you could cram a lot of greens or lettuces in and get a great yield.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on December 25th, 2012 at 09:14 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on December 25th, 2012 at 06:12 pm

    Hmm, I've never tried collards. Voted!

  • Posted by: guchswife on December 25th, 2012 at 02:14 pm

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on December 25th, 2012 at 08:17 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on December 25th, 2012 at 06:21 am

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day! Merry Christmas!!!

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