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Two Sisters Garden

Location:  Ft Worth, TX

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Carrots, Celery, Hot peppers, cucumbers, garlic, kale, lavender, lettuce, melons, oregano, thyme, sage, potatoes, pumpkins, rosemary, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turnips, onions, rhubarb

Animals:  Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I grew up gardening and come from a long line of farmers. As an adult, I began to appreciate how grounded I am in life when I'm gardening. In the last 2 years, my sister has begun to garden with me, which allows us to grow more and share the work. it's also bonding time for us and an escape from our otherwise hectic lives. We have become increasingly concerned about the foods our family eats and by growing it , we know for certain what they are eating. In addition, I just plain LOVE it. My grandfather once told me, "gardening isn't about what you get out of it; it's about what you learn while you're growing it." It's never the same year after year and I love the challenges it brings and what I learn about myself and nature as I garden along.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on June 15th, 2014 at 08:19 pm

    I love how you and your sister share a passion for gardening. I wish my sis was into gardening too! Voted.

 
  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on June 15th, 2014 at 08:09 pm

    Congrats Farmer!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on June 15th, 2014 at 06:40 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Two Sisters Garden on June 2nd, 2014 at 07:28 pm

    Thank you. We put a lot of time and effort into it.

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 1st, 2014 at 07:45 am

    Wow! Really nice garden.

 
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