25 Apr '11, 4am

Urban homesteader goes crazy: Last week I was home from work for spring break with the kids and we had some grea...

Last week I was home from work for spring break with the kids and we had some great, mild weather. As a result, I worked out in the yard for 2 to 3 hours a day getting stuff built, dug up, planted and planned. Here's the wrap-up of what I got done. Now, it's back to the daily grind. Random stuff Built a new 4' x 4' raised bed (mostly for herbs) Built two hoop houses to go over 4' x 4' raised beds Dug out two 7' arborvitae to make space for fruit trees Dug trench for weed barrier (from our neighbors invasive lawn) Harvested a ton of dandelions for the chickens Put corn gluten on the lawn Pruned back trees Cleaned out chicken coop Harvested three gallon bags of kale (made kale chips) Planted Broccoli Lettuce Spinach Scallions Dill Parsley Cilantro Pumpkins Elderberry Onions Cucumbers Zucchini Carrots Radishes Ordered fruit trees 1 cherry 3 plum trees 1 peach 1 nectarine 2 pe...

Full article: http://www.thecrunchychicken.com/2011/04/urban-homesteade...

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