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Full Name
Dave Fisher
Member for
7 months
Volunteer Background
Retired. Currently growing most of our own food on several plots totaling approximately 10,000 sq ft. With few exceptions plants are started from seed and transplanted into the garden. I am also a seed saver and have rudimentary seed cleaning tools.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
I love to eat fresh tomatoes.
Growing Experience
Growing food
Starting seeds
Time Commitment
2-5 hrs
Growing Location
Space Available
Kitchen-garden's worth (41 to 100 sq. ft)
Soil Details
Native soil is Witzel.
Typical profile
H1 - 0 to 5 inches: very cobbly loam
H2 - 5 to 16 inches: very cobbly clay loam
H3 - 16 to 20 inches: unweathered bedrock

This soil was acidic (5.5 pH) which has been temporarily adjusted to approximately 6.6.
Soil Type
Growing Location Descriptors
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
winter and summer squash of unknown varieties, and tomatoes
Possible GMOs in the neighborhood...
Corn is grown within about 2-miles from me and may be GMO