Today we added 7 twigs to our perennial garden . We are really hoping that these twigs take root in the soil and grow into productive perennial bushes full of berries in the next few years. As I plant these dormant twigs that are supposed to become berry bushes someday my mind is full of… Read More Perennial garden
Hi everyone! This is our summer garden challenge. I wanted to encourage everyone to plant something this season. Some of you have already been planting and others haven’t started yet because you have been waiting for Memorial Day to come (and possibly go). Well its here now and it would be super exciting to have… Read More Summer Garden Challenge 2016
Yes we live off-grid. We use a combination of solar power and propane. Most people who use solar power have to have some sort of gas product, because solar power doesn’t support heat systems. We use propane for our stove/oven and to heat our water. We use solar power for everything else. We have learned… Read More Off-Grid
In the spring of 2015 I was participating in a challenge with my sister. We had agreed on a point system and were rewarded points for doing tasks that were beneficial for ourselves, our families, or our home. One of the ways that we could get points was to plant something in our garden. To… Read More Try!
I love the idea that one it takes courage to do something that could end in a complete failure and two that as we try new things that may or may not succeed we learn, we grown and we enjoy the journey. When we moved onto 36 acres of mostly dirt we had two small… Read More Have the courage to dream!