Farmer in the City




Joseph Abken

Location:  Kenmore, WA

Day Job:  Retail Garden Center Manager

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Cabbage, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Corn, Cucumbers, Figs, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lettuce, Pumpkins, Squash, Tomatoes

Animals:  Bees, Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Growing up in a rural small town, growing your own was just how it was done. I'm just going back to what I know, and hopefully showing others how to do the same. I love to share my garden.

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