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!

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Trusted Brands

A simple list of brands we like and support, not necessarily related to gardening, but aligned with our quality of life standards. This list may be updated frequently. Pact

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

German Hardneck Garlic

German Hardneck Garlic

Garlic cloves were planted around the middle of November last year. They were never irrigated, and mother nature took control. The plants started to sprout during the first week of March. At the end of the first week of March, some of the plants were already approximately 2 inches tall, and others scarcely sprung up. The cloves of garlic were planted under full sun, accompanied […]

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Let the Strawberries Grow

Let the Strawberries Grow

Our strawberries season began recently in the middle of May. Last year we decided to plant strawberries on the ground, and let them grow like weeds. Although they did not produce enough berries the previous year, the plants produced enough sucker shoots. This year the plants grew large and are providing a significant amount of fruit. When we bought the plants, the garden center staff […]

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Happy Cucumbers

Happy Cucumbers

The cucumber plants have been providing to us, family, neighbors, and friends for a few weeks. These fruits are gigantic. They are sweet and juicy, and they grow like crazy. Fruits increase in size very quickly, so you have to pay close attention to make sure they are harvested at the right time.

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