Farmer in the City




Lara's Lens on the Urban Farm

Location:  Mission Viejo, CA

Day Job:  Accountant

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Avocados, Basil, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chile Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Limes, Onions, Catnip

Animals:  Cats

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Have always dreamed of having a backyard farm, and here I finally am.

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  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on May 10th, 2012 at 07:52 pm

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on May 10th, 2012 at 09:55 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on May 10th, 2012 at 08:27 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: SchultzJen on May 10th, 2012 at 07:49 am

    Love the way you have your plants arranged in tiers! Clever use of limited space!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on May 9th, 2012 at 03:25 pm

    Love the scarecrow. Does it work?

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