Our home is constantly transitioning into a more sustainable place. We grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and different varieties of flowers and ornamental plants. Part of our energy comes from renewables, and part of the water we use in our garden comes from water harvesting. Every day is a new learning experience. Welcome!

Featured Topics

Garden Inventory

What are we growing? Check it out!

Featured Edibles

A collection of edible plants and vegetables growing in our property.

Zone 6 Calendar

Our planting and harvesting calendar for USDA zone 6 in Maryland.

Medicinal Herbs

Our collection of medicinal herbs and home remedies.

Latest Posts

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

Flowers are coming: Our butterfly weeds were started in pots by seeding during the 2017 spring. After an unsuccessful year with no flowers and weak growth, the plants were transplanted to the ground during the fall. This year, the butterfly weeds are growing tall, they look healthy, and are producing lots of flower bulbs. Either it takes two years for a butterfly seeding to produce […]

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Cucumbers are Growing

Cucumbers are Growing

Cucumbers and trellis: This is the first year that cucumbers grow in the garden. Basically, an experiment to see how cucumbers grow under the garden conditions. They were planted by seed in a 36 square feet raised-bed on May 27, 2018. High late fall temperatures made them grow very fast, and today, June 21st, they are already climbing an improvised trellis. To save on materials […]

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Tiny Tim Cherry Tomato

Tiny Tim Cherry Tomato

Almost there: A day after the squirrels and some birds had a party with the Tiny Tim Cherry Tomatoes we moved them inside of a protected area. The cherry tomatoes are doing great, possibly┬ábecause of the hot summer temperatures arriving a few days ahead of the season, and after a mixture of slow fertilizers. Read more about some of the edibles that are currently growing […]

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