Saturday, 28 February 2009

Sparrow Haven (Ontario, Canada; Urban homesteading)

Sparrow Haven was recommended to me by Back to Basic Living.

Dee was kind enough to drop me a line about her blog:

Sparrow Haven is a small suburban lot of approximately 70 x 100'. In that space we try to provide food for ourselves as well as natural habitat for any wild creature who chooses to take up residence, contrary to our neighbours' wishes.

We have three raised beds, hopefully to be four this year, for growing vegetables and herbs, as well as one old apple tree, two old crab apple trees, and three newly planted babyapple trees in addition to the garden.

To expand our growing space we also use various pots and baskets to grow various produce.

Sparrow Haven is a learning/ practice ground for a larger homestead we hope to acquire before we are retired.

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