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Farmer in the City

  

  

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neddorff

Location:  Green Bay, WI

Day Job:  Teacher

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

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Corn, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Turnips, Beets

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Water quality; healthy food; reduce carbon footprint; it's fun

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on March 23rd, 2013 at 06:55 am

    neddorff, you asked about the growing season in Ontario. The most accepted time for annual plants to be planted is our long weekend in May, falling around May 24th. It is still possible to get a last frost some years if you plant before then. I have a garden starting in my basement right now, though, so I guess the season's open. : ) The tomatoes and cucumbers are coming up. I've planted quite few seeds. Are you starting your veggies inside?

 
  • Posted by: neddorff on March 19th, 2013 at 05:28 am

    Thanks for the kind words. It's a lot of fun growing food for my family in the city.

 
  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on March 17th, 2013 at 05:32 pm

    Beautiful Family! Congrats to making Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Cindyg on March 17th, 2013 at 09:35 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on March 17th, 2013 at 07:36 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on March 9th, 2013 at 07:43 am

    Happy looking family. Are those your veggies in the background?

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on February 17th, 2013 at 07:49 am

    Hello fellow Wisconsinite! Nice mix of crops. Voted!

 
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