"Our library is a wonderful resource! I've always been a library junkie ... but now that we finally have a place of our own, I suspect the librarians will become my greatest allies. Square foot gardening 2 is my latest discovery. The…"
A place for those of us who are just dipping our toes into Homegrown living. Maybe we're looking to change how we buy our food, what we buy...Maybe we've started our first garden and have questions. If you're green, this is the place for you!
"There are some really good books at the library & I found some at the Tractor supply yesterday that have countless ideas on square ft. gardening and other micro-farming ideas. Do you want to focus primarily on plants or is your interest in…"
"Good morning! We just bought a place in central NC, and I am unfamiliar with alot of the gardening do's & don't's here. All advice is welcome. First question: What are the best types of wine grape to plant here? I want to…"
I'm a wife, a mama, and a grandmother who is entering mid-life with a renewed vigor to get back to the basics. It took a long time for me to truly comprehend that quality is far better than quantity. My husband & I are in the process of buying a small (almost 5 acre) place outside of town to build our last nest. We have dreams of going off-grid and raising the majority of our food, in time. I'm an uncomplicated person ... My God, my husband, my family, my critters, and my dulcimer ... makes me a satisfied woman.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Due to circumstances this past year, I haven't created any award winning meals. I enjoy making bread, canning, and trying new recipes. I collect recipe books for inspiration and am putting together a collection of my favorites to pass down to my kids.
My husband & I are huge bluegrass fans! We listen to all the old bluegrass classics and spend our date night at Gold Hill listening to the locals play. Classic Country, Southern Gospel, and R & B round out my hit list.
My latest DIY project:
I haven't had any "latest" projects in a while, but we are gearing up to remodel an old farm house in the near future.