Ok, I need an extra 6 hours in each of my days at the moment LOL, Spring came early and I have hit the ground running but I feel like we are going!, going! but never quite getting there if I know what I mean.. O well, it will all come together over the next month or so I hope!
Plant something: Tomato, Peppers, Green onions, leeks, ground cherry’s, greens, spinach, assorted herbs, pea’s, beans, sqaush, pumpkin, some mixed different flowers.
Harvest something: Everything counts – Wild greens, Daylily bulbs, horseradish, Pea Shoots, Mixed greens, Spinach, Eggs, Milk, Duck, Chicken. Successfully transplanted 5 new grape vines that was started last year.
Preserve something: Yogurt, Soft Yogurt Cheese, Cured a leg of lamb
Waste not: Regular farm closed loop composting.
Want Not: 6 spend day out of 29, all quiet on this front!
Build community food systems: Working on hosting a free plant swap, we will see what comes of it.
Skill up: Pruning, Hugelculture working and building, Grooming, and foot care on critters, Worked the draft cow. Started new grape vines.
Running total for 2012- FarmGal-How does your garden grow.
Total output : Seeds- 146 dollars, One order for Fruits, Fruit Bushes 55 dollars and a second order of native fruiting bushes 166 dollars, Supplements for the garden and soil building etc 143 dollars
Impute’s : Sprouts $18 Greens $26 Pea Shoots-$8 Wild Greens-$12 Maple Syrup-$40, Green Onions-$2
Output : $510
Impute : $106
In the hole by $404