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Subject:  Re: farmer wannabe Date:  2/4/2001  5:29 PM
Author:  wycowboy2 Number:  136 of 381

Well don't grow things that everybody else is a growing. Ya know if ten people are growing tomatoes don't you! It's already hard enuf to sell what I got growin out back right now. Get my drift?

Get you a piece of tillable soil somewhere in the country, and a small farm tractor, cause if yer gonna move to the land, ya might as well get something useful. Leave the greenhouse for winter, when ya can't break ground, unless o'course ya lives in South Florida or South Texas, where it hardly ever gets colder than 32.

I read all about them folks growing tropical plants in the greenhouse and how much money "they claimed they made". What they didn't tell you was