I am experiencing my 12th winter in Michigan. I work full-time outside the home. My husband and I have a 35x200 foot lot a couple of miles north of Detroit. We grow as much food as we can to eat during the summer and to put up for the winter. Mostly I freeze- I want to learn to can next year.
Gardening, plants, our home, making stuff, and, let's not forget Technology!
"It's getting better, really it is!" My name should have been Polyanna
Herbs (Sage, Oregano, Chives, Thyme, Parsley, Cilantro, Dill, Rosemary, mint, and Basil) and Kitchen food- peppers, Tomatoes, Onions, Chard, Greens, Lettuce, carrots, beets, squash, and Green Beans! We also have a black walnut that's probably 2-300 years old. Sometimes we grow specific crops for a batch of wine we want to try, like Pumpkin, and we have a thriving Hops plant because we want to try beer next fall.
Humid Continental... Midwest
DonnaJoToday I found out I have to have surgery on my left hand. Hampers weed pulling. Darn.
It's time for an update on Terra Nova Gardens. A lot has happened since the last post. I've actually got the deed in my possession. Once again it was a little disappointing to see the actual deed. I mentioned in the ...
AnaisDervaes: Greetings and welcome to Freedom Gardens – an online growing community filled with down to earth gardeners who are digging their way to a free and secure food future.
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