gardening

Wading Through the Weeds: Backyard Foraging {Part 1}

St. John’s wort is a wonderful mood booster I figured the ultimate in crunchiness would be to try suburban foraging, so off I went into the wild frontier…or, ahem, my weed-filled lawn. Whether it be edible, medicinal, or ornamental, I was determined to see what […]

I’m A Gardener! {Veggie Garden Update}

It’s official! I am a vegetable gardener. Not necessarily a good one but my gardening guru told me that, if I’m getting food from my plants, I am in fact a gardener. I have learned that some plants are very forgiving no matter your thumb […]

How To Be The Worst Gardener Ever and Still Grow Food {Veggie Garden Update}

Oh the hope I was filled with when I dreamt up and planned a vegetable garden. I was sure that by midsummer, I would have a lush garden full of edible abundance. Instead I have some of this going on. 

My Homesteading Goals

We are branching beyond REAL FOOD and learning to become self-sufficient suburbanites (we, like there’s a mouse in my pocket). Hubby is happy to let me go about my merry way and enjoys the results of my labors but isn’t very enthusiastic about becoming a […]

Veggie Garden Update {Things Are Looking Up!}

Well, well, well. Do you know what vegetable plants really like? Water. Every morning it seems,