We are enjoying a bumper raspberry season at home this year and I couldn’t be more pleased. We are eating many of them and freezing quite a bit for use in recipes later. However, this post is about the ever … Continue reading →
May 17, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Gardening Away From Home
Recently, my partner and I expanded our garden outside the confines of our little urban plot. We applied for and were approved for a small patch in the Franklin County Community Garden program. Our 12’X12’ plot is part of … Continue reading →
May 12, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Aquatic Adventures or our Epic Failure and Subsequent Delight in our New Pond
The glossy title would be Aquatic Adventures, but frankly the saga of getting our pond in is too hilarious not to share. Will and I have wanted to add a small pond to our backyard garden for some time. Adding … Continue reading →
April 13, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Arch you glad you can go up 2!
Another milestone in the garden completed! Over the past few weeks we have been digging out, disassembling, reassembling and changing the potager. We have reconfigured all of the garden beds, which means moving a lot of earth and adding a … Continue reading →
April 9, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Doing the Dirt(y)
Well the time finally came that my purchased compost bins became obsolete! This is both a good and bad sign. It is bad, because we had to come up with something useful, quickly…good because we continue to close the organic … Continue reading →
March 23, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Got Patio?
One of the most common things I hear from friends and readers is that they would really like to grow some of their own food, but they can’t because they rent or they have a town home, condo or other … Continue reading →
March 23, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Arch You Glad You Can Always Go Up?
Pardon the bad grammar, but it is just my way of introducing the topic of vertical gardening. Living in a city, or anywhere for that matter sometimes means working with limited garden space. On our little, patch, we only have … Continue reading →
February 28, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Little Miss Muffet
I certainly hope there are no spiders scuttling in the corner, but it seemed like the best analogy to describe some of our adventures in cheese making! We have been experimenting with different aspects of home economics in order to … Continue reading →
February 14, 2015
by admin Comments Off on Get Fertile!
With a little planning; even in the winter, you can make your own homemade liquid fertilizer for your houseplants and any vegetables you grow over the winter. I have shown how to make liquid comfrey fertilizer outdoors in the summer; … Continue reading →
January 14, 2015
by admin Comments Off on What Can We Do?
Creating a Life of Plenty! That is the theme of this blog, much of it has to do with gardening, cooking and home projects and those really make me happy, but it is more than that, it is about creating … Continue reading →