Farmer in the City





Location:  Oakland, CA

Day Job:  Instructional Designer

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Bok-choy, Figs, Kale, Lavender, Lemons, Lettuce, Mint, Mustard Greens, Oregano, Rosemary, Strawberries, Tomatoes

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I just bought a home in Oakland and plan to turn the backyard into a beautiful vegetable garden. I accomplished this in my previous home and look forward to doing it again.

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 17th, 2014 at 06:11 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 16th, 2014 at 07:45 am

    Yikes! Your avatar's falling apart. Or is it just me that sees it that way?

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 16th, 2014 at 07:44 am

    I love your garden picture. Is that taken at your previous home?

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