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

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 as weeds. Although they did not produce enough strawberries last year, the plants produced enough sucker shoots. This year the plants grew large and are producing a good amount of fruit. When we bought the plants, the garden center staff alerted […]

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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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Cherry Roma Tomatoes

Cherry Roma Tomatoes

I don’t know if these are considered “heirloom” Cherry Roma Tomatoes. They have been living in the beans bed for 2 years now. The plant dies during winter with some rotten tomatoes, and more tomato plants appear next summer. This year the tomatoes formed earlier. Hopefully, this means more tomato fruits. The plants survived the over 100-degree temperatures, the monsoon, 70-mph winds, drought, and beetle pests. […]

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