Photo of cat in a hammock
Homestead Log

Weekly Homestead Log–6/10/18

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 even more seeds for sweet corn = :15
  • Transplanted a few replacement tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squash, and melons = :30
  • Weeding = 1:00
  • Harvesting asparagus, greens, snow peas, beets and lettuce = :40
  • Mulch around potatoes and some paths = :15

Total Week’s Time

6:10

Photo of beets and snow peas

Results

1 dozen duck eggs

5 1/2 dozen chicken eggs

Milk — 5 quarts (4 quarts made into chevre)

One gallon of lettuce

One gallon of braising/stir fry greens

A quart and a half of snow peas

2 lb of asparagus

4 beets

A couple of hours of relaxation in my hammock!

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