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Clover Croft Farms

Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Day Job:  Fashion Designer

The Digs:  Backyard, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Squash, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  My mother has gardened all my life. I started my first vegetable garden when i was 8, I grew brussel sprouts in it. I don't know how to not do what i'm doing.

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  • Posted by: Green Sanity on April 4th, 2013 at 01:44 pm

    Love the raised beds. Congrats!

 
  • Posted by: Green Sanity on April 4th, 2013 at 01:44 pm

    Love the raised beds. Congrats!

 
  • Posted by: Cindyg on April 4th, 2013 at 07:48 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the Day! you have a beautiful garden.

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on April 4th, 2013 at 07:05 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on April 4th, 2013 at 06:33 am

    Nice garden! Voted.

 
  • Posted by: lissakevin on September 30th, 2011 at 04:50 pm

    love that you've added so many pictures!!

 
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  • Posted by: Totallycrunchy on January 11th, 2011 at 05:48 pm

    Your pictures are lovely. However, having seen this garden in person, I can attest to it's amazingness!:) The pictures only tell part of the story

 
  • Posted by: Green Desert on October 17th, 2010 at 05:45 pm

    Wow! That's an ambitious garden! Well done.

 
  • Posted by: Groundbreaker on October 13th, 2010 at 07:24 am

    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...

 
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