Category Archives: Gardening & Sustainability

How awesome is Cleveland?

Pretty freakin’ awesome right now!  Every time we turn around there are more and more great things happening. – We took our first trip to the Cleveland Flea last month and discovered a host of new vintage and hand-craft vendors, … Continue reading

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The Feminine Touch

I don’t know about you all but I think the blog could use a little more of the feminine touch.  I’ve been randomly M.I.A. lately and the boys have definitely taken over!  I’m not knocking it – I enjoy it … Continue reading

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Garden Design 2013: The year we temporarily succumb

If anyone has been following us for a while you may recall the great deer battle of 2012.  It was a horrible experience (our crop was dismal) but it drove a few lessons learned.  As the weather FINALLY starts to … Continue reading

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3 Acres = 1 Million Pounds of Food

This man is the co-founder of a company that has managed to grow 1 million pounds of food on 3 acres.  It is creating community, growing minds and changing young peoples lives. To say the least, I’m jealous.  I was … Continue reading

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25 Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner

Sure, it’s only November.  The last growing season has pretty much just finished.  If you remember, we had a huge plan this year.  We planted about an 1/8 – 1/4 of our acre and were growing loads of plants.  I … Continue reading

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Today’s Stumble: No-Chlorine Swimming Pools

As we continue to work further into a homesteading lifestyle, this is a pretty cool find that I may want to consider in the next few years: A natural pond with a self-cleaning swimming area. Click the picture for the … Continue reading

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The New Green Order

Alright, so I know I have been kinda scarce on the blog scene lately and I truly apologize to our 2 or 3 faithful followers that may have been wondering what’s been going on. I almost feel like it’s too … Continue reading

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