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Homestead Log

Weekly Homestead Log–6/3/18

Here is our weekly homestead 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
  • Milking–15 x 7 = 1:45

Gardening

  • Planted more seeds for sweet corn (first batch did not come up), bush beans and dried beans = :30
  • Planted another 5 lb of seed potatoes = :20
  • Transplanted more peppers,  tomatoes, plus tomatillos, basil, cucumbers, winter and summer squash, melons = 1:00
  • Weeding = 1:15
  • Harvesting asparagus, greens, snow peas and lettuce = :40
  • Hill potatoes = :20
  • Photo of asparagus in a mason jar and bread

Total Week’s Time

7:35

Results

1 dozen duck eggs

6 dozen chicken eggs

Milk — 6 quarts (2 more quarts were made into yogurt)

One gallon of lettuce

One gallon of braising/stir fry greens

A cup or so of snow peas

3 lb of asparagus

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