Home Garden Joy: Gardening Know-How
Home Garden Joy will help you grow a great garden, one you’ll be proud to show off and enjoy.
You can do it!
You can grow a garden that feeds your family. Raise fruit. Plant an herb garden. Cook what you grow.
If I learned to do this, you can too. I’ll show you every step of the way what I have learned about growing fruit, vegetables, and herbs, canning and preserving them, and cooking with what you grow.
Seven Oaks Farm
In 2007, I quit my job as a marketing executive for a well-known publisher, sold my house, and moved with my family to a 17-acre farm in central Virginia. I began writing about my farm, Seven Oaks, and that was the first blog.
Later, I moved the blog and renamed it to focus on the absolute joy I feel working and living at Seven Oaks.
I’ve taught myself how to can vegetables, make jam, and blend herbal teas. I’ve learned a lot about life in rural Virginia and love living here. It’s a far cry from New York City, but it has become home.
What You Will Find at Home Garden Joy
- Gardening how-to, tips, and information focused on growing vegetables, fruit, and herbs. I do have some articles on houseplants and flowers, but my main focus is on growing edibles.
- How-to information on canning, preserving and saving the harvest.
- Recipes to cook what you grow.
- Herbal information including how to grow herbs, medicinal uses, and more.
I run a Facebook Group called the Christian Herbalists at Home Garden Joy that offers herbal information without pagan or Wiccan influences.
I hope you enjoy your time here at Seven Oaks Farm. Drop me a note through the Facebook page.
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