Full Name
Vladimir Kelman
Member for
8 months
Volunteer Background
I'm a home gardener located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Began gardening 6 years ago.
Originally from Russia, live in MD since 1995. Computer programmer, mountain climber, ultra-runner, a husband for 32 years, a father of my daughter, who is a veterinarian.
Favorite Crops & Least Favorite Crops
All edible crops are favorites. Persimmon being the first one. Sea Buckthorn. Ramps (Allium tricoccum). Heirloom tomatoes. Feijoa. Citruses (indoors at winter). Tropicals (indoors at winter).
Growing Experience
Growing food
Starting seeds
Growing perennials
Time Commitment
2-5 hrs
Growing Location
Space Available
Kitchen-garden's worth (41 to 100 sq. ft)
Soil Details
Gaila silt loam, 8 to 15 percent slopes
Soil Type
Growing Location Descriptors
Neighbors' Crops (within 1/4 mile)
Probably nothing, maybe some greens / perennials
Neighbors' crops (within 1 mile)
Probably some greens / perennials
Don't know anything about GMOs in the neighborhood...
Other relevant information
Don't know anything about GMOs in the neighborhood...