Sometimes a new path can lead you back to where you started with more wisdom, clarity and focus.
I will NOT stay on this property and grow food after all. The universe seems to be sending me back closer to the ocean.
I have been busy putting together a small automatic sprouting system which will be easy for folks to put together to grow their own sprouts and microgreens. And, I will be joining forces with one of my dearest friends to cater raw, living foods on a weekly basis to like minded souls. Both of these pursuits are what we enjoy doing., and in the future, we will offer classes.
I relocated to Central Florida in the beginning of October, 2016. A friend from the 1980’s had offered me a place to stay in exchange for taking care of the property. There is close to 1 3/4 acres with a 2 bedroom house in need of some TLC. My main goal will be homesteading the land with tropical fruit trees, herbs, berries and raised bed gardens. I will also be helping do repairs around the house. For the first several months, I cleaned the main living area of the house and began removing clutter, then painted the kitchen, dining & living areas. As the weather got warmer, I moved outside.
So far, I have 4 Jackfruit saplings, a mango and some banana trees to plant. Last week, I planted my first tree, a Brown Turkey Fig.
This journey begins as spring comes around. The layout of my gardens & trees will come as I spend time in the outdoors. This blog will permit me to share what I am learning as I go along. Most of my sprout growing has been in water since I closed my business. I have not had a yard to play in, so, moving into the world of composting again will be welcoming. There is plenty of space to set up a small greenhouse structure for growing sprouts & baby greens. Most likely, I will extend the east facing screen porch and grow greens there.
Can you tell? I would love to live here for the next 30+ years.