Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Goals for LillyZoo 2010

plant figs and apple trees

plant potatoes - blue fingerlings, red fingerlings, sweets

Start seeds indoors
plant as much edible landscape as possible

Plant a new kitchen culinary & medicinal herb garden- Lavendar
Learn more about honey bee keeping- borrowed books from the library

Broadfork till and amendment beds each week End March-May
Add more raspberries-Anne

Plant more grass seed and buckwheat cover crop for the sheep

Put up a split rail fence for the sheep and improve the Winter Pen

Make at least 3.5 gallons of Maple syrup for the year
build hoop green houses over beds with early start veggies in them

collect and process more chestnuts

Learn pressure canning
Grow 25 chickens for meat and harvest after 5 weeks for the freezer and consider for the micro CSA idea

Order and raise americanas and aracanas for pretty eggs

Use natural materials for gardening instead of buying which is so easy to do

Effectively Tally my egg production and food production to better prepare for a micro CSA business plan