Yes, I have a pattern of going a little MIA this time of year on my blog. One of the new projects I have been alluding to is now live! Since it's not specifically about family or parenting I have decided to post it as a separate blog so if you'd like to keep up with it and learn from and with me, make sure you subscribe!
My new project is called Homegrown NH! It is about converting open space to an edible forest garden. It's something I had put on the back burner a couple of years ago in order to write my book and concentrate just on my vegetable garden. I am so excited to be getting back to the project and share it with you.
Here is an excerpt:
Edible Forest Gardening in NH - The Beginning!
The moment I first walked around our new house in New Hampshire at the beginning of April 2009 I knew I was home. I hadn’t seen the property in person and only saw photos before my husband wrote an offer. This would be the fifth house we were buying and I trusted that my husband knew what I liked and what was most important to me. So after selling our house in Charlie Daniels' home town, we packed up and literally drove up to New Hampshire to sign the papers and move in.
The photos I had seen of the place didn’t do it justice. I was more than thrilled with everything inside the house but just as thrilled, if not more so, by what was outside. At the very top of my list of what I wanted… what I needed… was space. I wanted to live in a place where I couldn’t see into my neighbor’s yard and they couldn’t see into ours. I also didn’t want to live in a neighborhood controlled by a homeowner’s association. I was tired of having to ask permission to plant a tree or garden. Being forced to use chemical fertilizers and herbicides regularly wasn’t my idea of freedom.
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I am a homeschooling mom of four children in Massachusetts. I am also the author of a book called The Herbal Beverage Book, which can be found on amazon or directly on my website. When not coaching, writing or spending time with the family, I enjoy Hayao Miyazaki films, new and classic Dr. Who episodes, anything related to American history and a great glass of mead.
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