Farmer in the City





Location:  Milwaukee, WI

Day Job:  Computer Programmer

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Collards, Cucumbers, Filbert (Hazelnut), Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Turnips, Zucchini, Rutabaga, Radishes, Tomatillo, Ground Cherries,

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I'm getting dirty to ease the stress of my work life, and to produce as much of my own food as possible. Also, it's been a great learning experience.

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  • Posted by: bcumings on August 26th, 2013 at 09:51 am

    Thanks for all the well wishes. I've had so much fun playing in the dirt this year!

  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 24th, 2013 at 06:23 am

    Best Wishes to Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 23rd, 2013 at 06:14 pm

    I like what you've done with your front yard.

  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on August 21st, 2013 at 10:53 am

    Looks nice! I live in Wisconsin, too. Voted!

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