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A Snowbird's Variety and Beauty

Location:  Sandpoint, ID

Day Job:  Author/Anthropologist/Gardener

The Digs:  Backyard, Community Garden, Front yard

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cherries, Chile Peppers, Collards, Cucumbers, Filbert (Hazelnut), Garlic, Grapes, Green beans, Kale, Lemons, Lettuce, Mint, Mushrooms, Oranges, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, Asian pears, many spices,camomile

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  I grew up on a farm and love seeing things grow. I enjoyed the challenge of my agroforestry and anthropological work with tribes in New Guinea. Farming is like detective work. There are always mysteries to be solved.

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  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on May 3rd, 2013 at 03:46 pm

    Glad to see you got Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Cindyg on May 3rd, 2013 at 07:05 am

    Congrats on Farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on May 3rd, 2013 at 07:01 am

    Best Wishes to the Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Green Sanity on May 3rd, 2013 at 05:38 am

    I love your enclosed garden, that gate looks cool! Congrats on being Farmer of the Day!

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on May 2nd, 2013 at 04:12 pm

    I like your farming metaphor. And what a beautiful garden you have! Voted.

 
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