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Ihor Chopko
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • United States
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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
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practical farmer
A bit about me:
I live in Sunnyslope, Arizona. I have two young boys, a girlfriend, a couple of chickens, two dogs, a quarter acre of land with a bunch of raised bed gardens, a multitude of fruit trees fifteen and counting, and a bunch of grape vines growing everywhere. And I love seeds.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Eggs over easy, from our chickens, roasted yellow squash, carrotts, onions and beets, and fava beans all from the garden.
Currently reading:
organic gardening magazines
Currently listening to:
all music
My latest DIY project:
Raised beds in the backyard, from recycled concrete blocks. Filled them with massive amounts of compost and native soil. here come the artichokes.
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
not sure
Web site I recommend:
http://organic gardening

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21 st century living

     I can remember the first time I ever played with dirt.  My brother and I dug a huge hole in our parents backyard and I remember climbing into this hole.  I also  remember how scorching hot it was outside since it was mid summer in Phoenix, but I also  remember how cool it felt in this excavation of mammoth proportions. So while I was down in this hole, I just kept digging.  And now many years  I'm still digging.  I'm not sure if it is a genetic predisposition to want to garden and dig… Continue

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 2:43pm — 1 Comment

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