Farmer in the City





Location:  Avondale, AZ

Day Job:  Artist

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Bok-choy, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Green beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Peas, Potatoes, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  I got a man, does that count? ;)

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Want to eat and feed my husband good whole food, untouched by corporations and poisons, sustainability, etc.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on November 18th, 2013 at 05:46 pm

    That's one lucky husband! Voted!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on November 10th, 2013 at 07:19 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day! Looking at you photo again, I love the way you've used the little spaces in the concrete blocks for flowers.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 10th, 2013 at 02:47 am

    Congratulation again

  • Posted by: SmartyPants on November 9th, 2013 at 09:49 am

    Thanks all. We are just getting it going again after a major backyard do over. There is also a 28 ft strip along the retaining wall.
    Happy gardening.

  • Posted by: Wong88 on November 9th, 2013 at 07:18 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

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