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HARVEST TOTALS 2019 as of July 31
81 lbs FRUIT
37 lbs VEGETABLES
118 lbs TOTAL PRODUCE plus 193 EGGS
GOAL 200 lbs produce plus 300 EGGS
HARVEST TOTAL for 2016
TOTAL PRODUCE plus 285 EGGS
GOAL 200 lbs produce plus 350 EGGS
Harvest Totals for 2015 as of
TOTAL PRODUCE plus 466 EGGS
GOAL 200 lbs produce plus 400 EGGS
Harvest Totals for 2014
86 lbs FRUIT
81 lbs VEGETABLES
167 lbs TOTAL PRODUCE plus 530 EGGS
GOAL was 250 lbs produce plus 450 eggs
Harvest Totals 2013
91 lbs FRUIT
74 lbs VEGETABLES
165 lbs TOTAL PRODUCE plus 770 EGGS
GOAL = 350 lbs PRODUCE plus 400 EGGS
Harvest Totals for 2012
73 lbs FRUIT
218 lbs VEGETABLES
291 lbs TOTAL PRODUCE plus 320 eggs
GOAL = 350 lbs PRODUCE plus 350 EGGS
Harvest Totals for 2011
47 lbs FRUIT
187 lbs VEGETABLES
234 lbs total Produce plus 313 eggs
Harvest Totals for 2010
58 lbs FRUIT
166 lbs VEGETABLES
224 lbs TOTAL PRODUCE plus 463 eggs
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- Bee Girl at Sky Minded and Ever Growing Garden, hens, and bees in Santa Fe, NM.
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- Diary of a Tomato New England veggie garden and recipe blog
- Down on the Allotment “Matron’s” blog about vegetable gardening on an allotment in London, and dog training
- From Seed to Table Michelle gardens ten miles from the Pacific Ocean in the hills of Carmel Valley of California, with vegetables and chickens.
- Garden to Wok Norma Chang’s cooking and gardening blog.
- Graphix Muse Garden Spot An attractive garden blog from Maine
- Greenhorn in the Garden Turling’s new vegetable garden in southern California.
- Grow It, Can It, Cook It Caroline’s northern California blog about growing and preserving produce.
- Henbogle Ali’s beautiful and productive vegetable garden with chickens in Maine.
- High Desert Garden Mac’s vegetable garden in the harsh climate of the high desert
- Liz at Suburban Tomato Liz’s Down Under vegetable garden blog.
- My Little Vegetable Garden Bangchik and Kakdah’s darling vegetable garden blog in Putrajava, Malaysia
- Our Engineered Garden A square foot vegetable garden in Russellville, Alabama
- Our Happy Acres Villager’s southern Indiana garden and macro photography
- Sicilian Sisters Grow Food Stefaneer and Denise write about their northern California gardens with fruit, veggies, bees and hens.
- The Corner Yard Ribbit’s square foot vegetable garden in Georgia.
- The Enchanted Earth Meredith’s vegetable garden in South Carolina.
- The Gardener of Eden Robin is hosting “Using the Harvest” Thursdays
- Urban Veggie Garden Blog Dan’s nifty vegetable and canning blog from Ontario, Canada
- American Livestock Breeds Conservancy A non-profit dedicated to preservation of heritage breeds of livestock
- Blotanical A terrific network of gardening bloggers
- California Native Plant Society
- Corbahead Tools Blog Gardening tips from a terrific Wisconsin garden tool company
- Gardener's Supply Company My favorite online gardening catalog store
- Local Harvest Where to find local farmers who sell direct to the public, farmers markets, CSAs, etc.
- Native Seed Search a source for seeds and other products of the American Southwest
- Orange County, CA Master Gardeners Useful gardening advice for southern California
- Slow Food USA Promoting food that is grown and prepared the old-fashioned way
- Tanaka Farms A farmer’s blog from our local CSA organic farm in Irvine, CA
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Daily Archives: February 1, 2010
The first egg, the first egg!!!
One-time costs plus recurring costs result in a $1,000 chicken egg. But it was worth it to have fresh eggs in our own yard. Continue reading
Harvest Monday, Feb. 1, 2010
Every Monday, some gardening bloggers post a summary of what they’ve harvested in their fruit and veggie gardens. Here’s what’s in my southern California garden. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Harvest Monday, southern California, vegetable garden 8 Comments
My hens are here!!!
I just added three hens to my backyard urban “farm.” A video shows how they’re settling in. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged backyard chickens, Black Australorp, Black Sex-linked, chicken coop, hens, urban chickens, video 2 Comments