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tempestJaded

Location:  Maryville, TN

Day Job:  Writer/Comic Artist/Student

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Parking lot

Crops:  Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas

Animals:  Rabbits

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Food is too expensive for something everyone needs to survive. Plus it's loads of fun and a great way to get outside. It's also very satisfying to see your crop pull in. It's like, "Wow, I made this and I'm proud of that." Also, if the world were to end and all the grocery stores were to blow up, I'd know how to grow my own food and survive. Adding to that, it's a lot of fun teaching my sister how to grow her own food. :3

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  • Posted by: tempestJaded on May 11th, 2013 at 02:23 pm

    So my strawberries rotted and died... and I don't know why... and the other two were ripped out of the ground by someone. MY GARDEN IS BEING SABOTAGED HELP!! !

 
  • Posted by: tempestJaded on April 15th, 2013 at 07:40 am

    I was fARMER OF THE DAY OH MY GOSH! D8 I missed it!

    In other news, I now have 20 budding strawberries and one budding bean plant. Hoping to plant some herbs soon!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on March 24th, 2013 at 02:34 pm

    I can totally relate to why you're "getting dirty." Voted!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on March 24th, 2013 at 08:39 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: SierraTahoeDad on March 24th, 2013 at 05:04 am

    Congrats on making Farmer of the Day!

 
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