The ongoing adventure of 2 NYC artists buying land in Upstate NY to escape to. Follow our journey of building a shipping container home, a large garden, a pond and whatever else we dream up along the way. Posts will be updated as projects are worked on so keep checking back.
Post 1: We bought land in Upstate NY! And this is how we closed on it.
Post 2: Removing Grass and Turning Soil for Future Garden
Post 3: Planting Our Christmas Tree!
Post 4: Planning the 2016 Garden – Check out our layout!
Post 5: Delivery of the first shipping container!
Post 6: First Vegetables on the Land Planted!
Post 7: All the Spring Vegetables Are Planted!
Post 8: How to Build a Rainwater Catchment On a Shed Roof
Post 10: Mid Summer Garden Update – Look at our vegetables!
Post 11: Here it is: Garden Reveal!
Post 12: Video Tour of the Garden
Post 13: Painting the Interior of the Shipping Container
Post 14: First Garden Year Results – How many pounds of vegetables did we grow?
Post 15: Our New Shipping Container Flooring (DIY post!)
Post 16: Planting our 2016 Christmas Tree!
Post 17: Shipping Container Home Reveal Before and After!
Post 18: We had lots of fun but we sold our land Upstate. Here’s why.