If You Think Farming is Easy You Should Try It

After years of battling slugs, aphids, and end-blossom rot, I found a new appreciation for the work involved

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I stared in admiration at my new raised cedar box bed for growing herbs and vegetables. Living in a city growing your food can be challenging. At one point, I had almost a dozen Earthboxes. I have produced…




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David Mokotoff

David Mokotoff

David Mokotoff is a retired MD. Passionate about writing, reading, fishing, and food, https://tinyurl.com/y7bjoqkd

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