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

Purple Beauty Sweet Peppers

Purple Beauty Sweet Peppers

Description: The Purple Beauty Sweet Peppers are growing healthy in containers. There are two pepper plants growing in the garden’s shade area as an experiment, and other varieties grown under full sun. These are doing very good and are producing big fruits. The other varieties growing under the full sun are growing very slow and have remained as tiny plants for a very long time. […]

Read Me Leave comment
Early Red Potatoes

Early Red Potatoes

Our experiment: The red potato┬áseeds were planted between late March and early April 2018. The plants began dying by mid-June before flowering, so we decided to take them out. To our surprise, there were some small to medium size potatoes. The plants did not produce many, probably because they were planted in growing bags instead of directly into the ground. After some research, it is […]

Read Me Leave comment
Asian Pears

Asian Pears

Our big producer: We decided that 2018 was the perfect year to plant several fruit trees in our property. One of the trees that we planted is a dwarf columnar Asian Pear tree. The tree was planted on Maryland’s Arbor Day and it was still dormant by the time we got it, but it woke up quickly and the bees did an awesome job pollinating […]

Read Me Leave comment