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Hill's Hen House

Location:  Advance, NC

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  basil, parsley, oregano,rosemary, marjoram, thyme, tomatoes, lavender, potatoes, cucumbers, squash, watermelon, spinach, pumpkins, lettuce, sunflowers

Animals:  cats, dog, chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Love to garden and need to eat organic.

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  • Posted by: Hill's Hen House on July 24th, 2013 at 02:20 am

    Thank You for making me farmer of the day! :) I am allergic to additives and preservatives so need to eat organic. (have Epi-pen) My husband, who never built anything took an idea I had in my head, and made these raised beds. They make it easier with my fibromyalgia to be able to sit on the edge. A friend suggested the cow panels (tractor supply, favorite store)as arbors to allow tomatoes and morning glories to grow up and over. Thanks again!

 
  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on July 23rd, 2013 at 06:09 pm

    Congrats Farmer

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on July 23rd, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Glad to see you got Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Green Desert on July 23rd, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Congratulations on being named Farmer of the Day! One of your raised beds looks a bit like a cemetery plot with that interesting trellis.

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on July 23rd, 2013 at 09:25 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day! Do you have any updated photos to show how the garden has filled in?

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on July 23rd, 2013 at 06:41 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: crazychickenlady on July 23rd, 2013 at 04:56 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on July 11th, 2013 at 11:25 am

    Nice setup! Voted.

 
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