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Rupe's Raised Beds Plus

Location:  Martinsburg, WV

Day Job:  Keep'n 'em in line

The Digs:  Backyard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Blueberries, Broccoli, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Kale, Lettuce, Melons, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Chickens

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Care for the Earth and it will give back the love

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  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on July 20th, 2013 at 03:54 pm

    Congrats Farmer!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on July 20th, 2013 at 08:28 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. Where did your pictures go? How's the progress since 2010?

  • Posted by: Wong88 on July 20th, 2013 at 07:42 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

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  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on October 13th, 2010 at 06:59 pm

    I posted progress pictures... ...my Summer labors... ...chicken yard with log-cabin style chicken coop... ...used rounded garden timbers for body and recycled playhouse roof for roof/lid... ...rain shelter on side with old mimosa limbs for perches... ...chicken yard built around fruit trees... ...fence edged with yellow lantana...

  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on October 3rd, 2010 at 05:57 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day. You must have a big garden to be able to grow all the vegetables that you have listed.

  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on October 3rd, 2010 at 05:10 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day!

  • Posted by: stargazer21 on June 22nd, 2010 at 10:30 am

    I like the different patterns of beds! Very pretty and functional at the same time!

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