Are you surrounded by green inside?

I am!!! All my spring annual vegetables, herbs and flowers are taking over my life. Hectic time of year but I love it! I am sure it is busy for all of you that are growing from seed. Years ago, I started my spring crops either too early or too late. After many years of…

Edible Estates:The Attack on the Front Lawn by artist Fritz Haeg

I have been wrestling with my front lawn for the past 10 years. I live on a typical city block where no one grows food in the front or back yards and no flowers! However, the past few years I have been  seeing more flowers, which is delightful in front yards and less chemical spraying,…

Self Reliant vs Self-Sufficiency is an adventure

Last night I was reading  an article titled, Self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and freedom  by Phillip Brewer at  WiseBread I felt as if he answered one of the questions I have been struggling with for the past 5 yrs. I read a lot of blogs about people who are finding some acreage, urban homestead, growing own food,…