Bone Broth and Prepping Two More Grow Panels For Planting

Sunday July 4, 2021 Guerneville CA.

Bone broth

The first thing I did today was start some chicken bone broth going in my instant pot. I set it up and let it cook all day.

Nothing to do

I didn’t have anything planned to do today so I chair hopped around the yard and eventually I found some stuff that needed done.

Helping some plants

There are a couple of plants that aren’t on the water system that could use some help to get them growing more. I did a peach tree that had volunteered from a seed and this grape plant I started from a cane.

First they got some fertilizer from the water can and then I put a sprinkler on them to give them a good drink and soak in the fertilizer.

Here’s the little grape plant that needed some help.grape1

 

Cleaning out the grow pens

Next I decided to work on clearing out the weeds in this grow pen so I pulled them all up and fed them to the chickens.weeds2

 

Grow panel prep

I got most of the weeds down and now the ground needs to be turned over where I’m going to put the grow panel  that is leaning on the fence there.weeded3

 

Helpers

I turned over the ground and then let the chickens in to do there thing to the freshly turned dirt.dirt4

 

Sky

Nice blue sky today.sky4

 

Woodchips

I got a load of woodchip mulch for the spots I was digging in for the grow panels.mulch6

 

I did spread out the mulch and then turned the chickens into it to work it over and mix it up.bed7

 

Chickens working

The chickens do a pretty good job of mixing things up and eating all the goodies in the soil.heklpers8

 

Second grow panel prep

I also did this grow panel spot too. I got them prepped for seeding but didn’t get to that part today. Prepping those two grow panel spots took more energy then I thought it would so I didn’t get finished.helpers9

 

Getting some onions

After a good break I went over to my brother’s where he had his reject onions, the ones that went to seed, stored. I loaded up my box and took some back home to cut the tops off so I could use them to cook eventually.onions10

 

I cut the tops off and fed that part to the chickens.tops11

 

The rest went into the house ready to use in cooking things.

Nice day.

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