Archive for August, 2009

Northside Urban Farm (and its for sale)!

How does your garden grow?

Guerrilla Farmer in Northside

Article in Cincinnati Magazine

Urban farming is on the rise…. and it seems like everyone these days is trying to grow something in their backyard. I’ve gotten small success out of my first attempts at gardening this summer. And I know I’m not alone, the number of homes growing vegetables this year is prediced to jump more than 40% this year compared with just two years ago, according to the National Gardening Association, a non-profit organization for gardening education.   Wow, thats a lot of veggies…

Well, there are some out there who are not new comers to the gardening scene.  One such person is a current client of ours who just to happens to be featured in this months Cincinnati Magazine as the “Northside Guerrilla Farmer.”  Marica Bernstein is a gardening force to be reckoned with.  Marica takes urban gardening and turns it into urban farming.  As you stroll through the garden, you’ll just be amazed at the produce and flowers that abound.  Marica is insistent that it is not very hard to maintain and that the fruits of your labor will be plentiful!  Imagine fresh veggies, herbs and fruits throughout the year… mmm I’m getting hungry just thinking about it.

Well the good news for those of you looking for a home and wanting a built in farm/garden this lovely Northside property is actually on the market!  Check it out 4223 Leeper St. – Don’t worry Marica isn’t abandoning her love for veggies anytime soon, she’s just moving on to  larger adventures!  If you’re interested in seeing this great home and fantastic garden – give us a call and move in right in time for harvest 🙂

UUrban farming is on the rise…. and it seems like everyone these days is trying to grow something in their backyard. I’ve gotten small success out of my first attempts at gardening this summer. And I know I’m not alone, the number of homes growing vegetables jumped more than 40% this year compared with just two years ago, according to the National Gardening Association, a non-profit organization for gardening education.rban farming is on the rise…. and it seems like everyone these days is trying to grow something in their backyard. I’ve gotten small success out of my first attempts at gardening this summer. And I know I’m not alone, the number of homes growing vegetables jumped more than 40% this year compared with just two years ago, according to the National Gardening Association, a non-profit organization for gardening education.

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