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The folks who live on the hill

Location:  Houghton, MI

Day Job:  retired

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Black currants, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Chinese cabbage, Cucumbers, Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, artichokes,Basil, bay, boysenberries,hops, Tarragon, thyme, thimbleberries

Animals:  Bees, Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Tanis & I enjoy having our own fruits, vegetables & herbs to create great meals, homemade country wines & beer. We are ready to have our first honey harvest & plan to make mead.

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  • Posted by: DJO on March 29th, 2014 at 09:55 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: KC on March 29th, 2014 at 09:07 am

    Congratulations on farmer of the day! VOTED : )

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on March 29th, 2014 at 07:08 am

    Still love your photos. Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on September 23rd, 2013 at 04:09 pm

    I agree with Quinn and I'm going to vote for you too. I love your photos and everything you've got going on.

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on September 23rd, 2013 at 01:00 pm

    Hello again! Thanks for your comments on my site. By the way, looking your pictures over again and I'm really jealous of what you all got going there. I would love to have all that and in such a neat order as you have. I want to vote you all "Farmer of the Month". Love all the veggies and flowers!

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on September 19th, 2013 at 11:07 am

    Ooooh, I like your yard set-up in your profile pic. Very nice!

  • Posted by: Misplaced Gardener on May 14th, 2013 at 11:11 am

    How did the Mead from last year turn out?

  • Posted by: Green Sanity on February 23rd, 2013 at 01:27 pm

    I love the green house!

  • Posted by: The folks who live on the hill on December 8th, 2012 at 06:46 am

    Thanks to Misplaced Gardener, Wong 88, tyler, Red Hill Hollow, Backyard Grower and all those who voted for us. Your comments were much appreciated ! The mead is just about ready... will keep you posted. Enjoy your gardens, The folks who live on the hill (Tanis & Randy)

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