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Thank you for stopping by. My name is Lee, I am a wife and a mother with a soul of a farmer and a passion for homegrown and homemade everything. This site is my learning and sharing platform. I post about organic gardening, the food that comes from the garden and the DIY projects in and around the garden. I hope the information I share here will encourage you to start your own garden or improve your existing garden.

Some favorite posts from the blog…

5 Ways to Braid Challah Bread

5 Ways to Braid Challah Bread

Here are 5 simple ways to braid Challah bread and a Challah bread recipe. All braids using one or two strands (no crazy six strand braiding).

How to Build Tomato Trellis

How to Build Tomato Trellis

Building tomato trellis in the field using t posts, PVC Ts, rebars and twine. Easy to set-up, easy to take down, and easy to store. Here is how to build tomato trellis.

How to Build Affordable Deer and Creature Fence

How to Build Affordable Deer and Creature Fence

Here is how I built 400' of deer fence that will keep other creatures out as well using chicken wire and fishing line.

The Cheapest Way to Pave a Driveway

cheapest-way-to-pave-driveway

Forget everything you know about driveways... Asphalt, concrete, crusher run gravel, rail road ballast, paving stones... If you have a long driveway...

Peach or Nectarine Jam

Peach-Jam

Come make peach jam with me. Less sugar, no store bought pectin, and no annoying water bath for the jars. Easy and cheap yearly supply of peach jam.

7 Steps for Planning a Success…

7 Steps for Planning a Success…

You can clean the drool off of your chin now. No shame, it’s OK. I know what you’re going through.
I am going through the same thing every January.
They are stronger than us. They have special powers...

Saving a Frozen Worm Composting Bin and Everything You Need to…

Saving a Frozen Worm Composting Bin and Everything You Need to…

A few weeks ago, he found an old worm composting bin behind a house he was working on, and the owner was more than happy for him to take it.

5 Easiest Cold-Weather Crops to Grow

5 Easiest Cold-Weather Crops to Grow

5 easiest cold-weather crops to grow in your Spring or Fall garden. Fast growing, no special soil requirements, easy to plant, can be started early, no pests and useful in the kitchen.