Farmer in the City




Bert McDonald

Location:  Portland, OR

Day Job:  Animal Care

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Pumpkins, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Okra, radish, beets

Animals:  Chickens, Dogs

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  • Posted by: A Journey To Preparedness & Self Sufficiency on March 29th, 2013 at 05:58 am

    I haven' grown pumpkins yet but did buy seeds this year. I heard a good way to grow them is to plant in a hay bale? I'm checking into that one.
    Cute picture!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on September 4th, 2012 at 06:46 pm

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Jenna on September 4th, 2012 at 04:32 pm

    Congratulations on Farmer of the Day!!!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on September 4th, 2012 at 08:01 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on September 3rd, 2012 at 07:11 am

    That's a great picture Bert. What's your reason for getting dirty?

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