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Quinn's Micro Burb Farm

Location:  Euless, TX

Day Job:  Marketing & Sales Administration

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Figs, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Potatoes, Rosemary, Squash, Strawberries, Thyme, Tomatoes, Green Wax Beans, Snow Peas, Dill, Eggplant, Spinich, onions, beets,

Animals:  Cats, Dogs

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Want to grow own food for family and create a sustainable surburban mini-farm. Trying to be more self sufficient and teach my kids and grandson to do the same! Trying to incorporate what little I've been able to learn about permaculture and working on going the "No Lawn" concept too! I love being outdoors working on the little land we have. Lowering our carbon footprint by getting solar installation free! You can too! http://share.solarcity.com/a0p1400000g5ts5aab

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  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on November 13th, 2015 at 06:42 pm

    Hi everyone! We're actually still gowing some veggies here. Its still not real cold yet. But, while my gardening duties have lessened, we were able to lower our carbon footprint by getting solar power installed for free. Want to find out more about this, just visit: http://share.solarcity.com/a0p1400000g5ts5aab
    Have a lovely Fall!

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on September 11th, 2015 at 08:22 am

    Well, fall is coming in and I hate the extreme hot summers here. So, it's a big welcome!! I have planted my fall garden, not alot, but quite a bit of different squashes and a bunch of my herbs are looking beautiful in the backyard. Got to take pics and upload as they're pretty. I need to learn more about drying them and keeping the harvest for my herbs around through winter. Need to work on that. Anyone have great ideas for storing herbs in a sustantainable and free way? I hope all are having a good harvest this year!

  • Posted by: The Micro Farm Project on July 14th, 2015 at 07:07 am

    Enjoyed the photos of your farm, and it's wonderful that you are including your kids and grandson. Fantastic!

  • Posted by: Morag on July 13th, 2015 at 08:44 am

    Congrats on FOD! Looks beautiful.

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on July 13th, 2015 at 08:38 am

    Well, somehow I won Farmer of the Day right on my birthday! Awesome, thanks to you all. Have a great gardening season!

  • Posted by: MJ on June 30th, 2015 at 09:30 am

    Great looking urban farm. We'll keep expanding and organizing.

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on May 9th, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Well, all its been doing is raining! All the lakes are full and we seem to be out of our drought here. The plants are probably soggy a bit but really growing now. I planted some new items and hope they'll come out nicely. I did a bit of intensive planting in our big bed. I lined up onions & garlic in front rows, put up an arch trellis that cucumbers and nasturtiums will grow on with radishes in the middle; and sunflowers on the back row. The other sections have 4 different tomatoe plants growing next to eggplant and pepper plants with flowers all around. Can't wait to see what that looks like when all is producing. I uploaded a picture of this setup in one section. I even made a couple of fairy gardens. pics ofnthose too! Hope everyone has a great harvest this year!

  • Posted by: Quinn's Micro Burb Farm on April 28th, 2015 at 09:44 am

    Happy Spring everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted. I really need to take some new pics, My garden is just now fully planted with veggies and berries. Everything is small. But, got a new garden shed put up and a whole new section of planters for herbs and flowers put up. Hope everyone else is doing well out there!

  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on February 7th, 2015 at 08:25 am

    Hi Quinn. What's happening in the winter in Texas? I have a little urban farming going on in my basement, with lettuce, kale, pea shoots and carrot under the grow light.

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