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Farm Guy

Location:  Lexington, KY

Day Job:  Retired

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Carrots, Cucumbers, Figs, Garlic, Gourds, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Oregano, Peas, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Love to grow, can and eat my own food.


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  • Posted by: SchultzJen on June 20th, 2012 at 04:38 pm

    Good luck! We love our girlies. They are a source of constant amusement.

  • Posted by: SchultzJen on June 18th, 2012 at 03:29 pm

    Love the coop! How many birds are you thinking of raising?

  • Posted by: Farm Guy on June 15th, 2012 at 06:17 am

    The coop is setup and now awaiting our oldest granddaughter's arrival in late July. Then it's 'chicken shopping':)

  • Posted by: Farm Guy on March 23rd, 2012 at 07:22 am

    Thanks for all the congrats! Been busy getting the gardens tilled and ready for first planting. The best to all of my dirt digging friends!

  • Posted by: SchultzJen on March 17th, 2012 at 08:06 am

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on March 17th, 2012 at 07:28 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on March 17th, 2012 at 05:12 am

    Congrats on making farmer of the day!

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