photo of purple and pink Easter Egg radishes
Homestead Log

Weekly Homestead Log–5/6/18

Here is this week’s log of time spent and rewards gained on the One Hour Homestead:

Routine Animal Chores

  • Morning chores–10 minutes x 7 = 1:10
  • Evening chores–5 minutes x 7 = :35

Gardening

  • Water seedlings–5 minutes x 3 = :15
  • Plant seed potatoes, beets, green beans, carrots, lettuce and snap peas = 2:00
  • Transplant lettuce, kale, collards, broccoli, chard, parsley, leeks = 1:30
  • Fence garden = :20
  • Disassemble mini hoop house = :10

Other Projects

  • Stare at the goat who still has not given birth = 1:30…at least
  • Clean and prepare milking machine = :30

Total Week’s Time

8:00–surpassed one hour per day

Results

1 dozen duck eggs

6 dozen chicken eggs

2 radishes–first garden harvest of the year!

Yes, only two, but aren’t they beautiful?  Easter egg radishes.  They were so delicious!  I’ll be picking quite a few more in the next couple of weeks, along with beginning to harvest some greens (arugula, spinach, lettuce) and hopefully asparagus.

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