Here We Grow!

I’m really excited about this coming growing season; actually, I’m excited about every growing season! The time to sow can’t get here soon enough! Winter supplies have run low and there are so many different methods of sprouting, growing and harvesting I want to experiment with! I have seeds saved from last year ready toContinue reading “Here We Grow!”

Gardening in December?!?!

Haven being raised in Illinois and later migrated all the way to Wisconsin, gardening in winter just wasn’t heard of in my world. Even though the majority of my family is from the south where the growing season is much longer and the winters aren’t as harsh, I somehow missed the message that we canContinue reading “Gardening in December?!?!”

Stopping Natural Cycles

Nature is based on symbiotic relationships, we take and give back on a consistent basis. She is the original recycling center, creating no waste. Everything has a purpose and that purpose can change depending on we are in the cycle it is. When a plant goes to seed, the bird eats the seed then carriesContinue reading “Stopping Natural Cycles”

Growing Your Own Food is Amazingly Powerful and Freeing

When going off grid, you need skills and lots of them. This is the reason we’re going partly off grid in our current house on 1 acre. It won’t serve us to buy some land and then figure it out. We’re studying, experimenting, learning and growing into our place as off gridders. One of theContinue reading “Growing Your Own Food is Amazingly Powerful and Freeing”