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 could identify and use. Shall we see what resides in a spray-free lawn in SE Michigan? […]
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 color, so I will forgo patting myself on the back just yet.
It feels like an Oprah giveaway show every time I find something ready to harvest in my modest backyard garden. Even the herbs I started last year give me a heavy dose of satisfaction. Growing food ROCKS.
Click here to see the pictures that were taken just 4 weeks ago. Can you believe how much these plants have grown? Already topping the trellis stakes at 6 feet tall with no signs of stopping. I have estimated their growth at over 5.5 feet in less than 5 weeks. Wow. Double wow. […]
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 homesteader. Luckily, Katie and I are having a blast.
I look forward to the day […]