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Farmer in the City

  

  

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Cissy

Location:  Houston, TX

Day Job:  Psychotherapist

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bok-choy, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Green beans, Lavender, Lemons, Mint, Squash, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Dogs, Unwanted Backyard Possum

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Trying to find some peace in this crummy traffic ridden town.

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  • Posted by: Knitting with Olof on April 27th, 2014 at 06:32 am

    Hello fellow psychotherapist. We have had unwanted backyard possums as well in the past. My cats just let him eat their food. At least they don't carry rabies.

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on April 26th, 2014 at 07:30 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day. We have possums, too, and raccoons. Last year I put netting around all my raised beds and managed to keep all the critters, including the squirrels, from eating the veggies before I could.

 
  • Posted by: My Place on April 25th, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Congrats!

 
  • Posted by: CraftMcGyver on April 25th, 2014 at 05:17 am

    Congrats Farmer! Ditto on the traffic here too.

 
  • Posted by: Backyard Grower on April 24th, 2014 at 04:38 pm

    Unwanted backyard possum - love it! Voted.

 
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