Farmer in the City




  • SmallTimeFarmer

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Location:  Lake Wales, FL

Day Job:  Writer/Gardener/Grandma

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, blackberries, Bok-choy, red cabbage, carrots, celery, Tam jalapeno peppers, Hungarian Hot Wax peppers, corn, cucumbers, figs, garlic, grapefruit, beans,kale, lemons, lettuce, mint, mustard greens, red navel oranges, oregano, peas, potatoes(yukon gold and sweet), Roselle, Seminole pumpkin, rosemary, spinach, swiss chard, winter squash, strawberries,thyme, tomatoes, turnips.

Animals:  Chickens, Cats, one German Shepherd Girl age 13

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Have adored gardening since I was a youngster on a dairy farm in Ohio...nearly sixty years!


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  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on June 29th, 2013 at 04:28 pm

    Congrats to the Farmer of the Day.

  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on June 29th, 2013 at 03:30 pm

    Congrats to you!

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on June 29th, 2013 at 09:28 am

    Looks yummy! Voted.

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 29th, 2013 at 08:26 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day! What's in the basket with the strawberries?

  • Posted by: Wong88 on June 29th, 2013 at 07:40 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

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