Our home is continuously evolving into a more sustainable place. We grow our own 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 Sections

Trusted Brands

A curated list of brands and products that we use in our home that is aligned with our ideals and environmental values.

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 Publications

Cherry Belle & French Breakfast Radishes

Cherry Belle & French Breakfast Radishes

Today we harvested two varieties of radishes; Cherry Belle and French Breakfast. Radishes can be harvested one month after being sowed from seed, and these specific varieties are hardy in our climate in zone 6. The main reason why we decided to plant radishes is, firstly that we like them, and secondly, because we wanted to make sure we started planting our own vegetables due […]

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Chickpea Coconut Curry (Recipe)

Chickpea Coconut Curry (Recipe)

Even though similar versions of this recipe already exist, we decided to share our version. This vegan and gluten-free recipe for chickpea coconut curry make a delicious and creamy dish. Prep time takes no more than 5 minutes, and cooking time takes about 20 minutes. This recipe is designed for two servings. We hope you like it.

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German Extra Hardy Garlic (Hardneck)

German Extra Hardy Garlic (Hardneck)

Today we will be evaluating our experience growing German Extra Hardy garlic (hardneck). This garlic, according to seed distributors, produces large garlic heads, and can also tolerate the cold of winter. We selected this garlic variety for its ability to tolerate the low temperatures of USDA zone 6. This is the first time we plant garlic, and we wanted to start with a seed that […]

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