Episode 562 – Homestead Update for April 22, 2022

Today I discuss raising rabbits on grass only, popping forage, late gardens, and more.


Exit and Build Land Summit, May 12-15 in Bastrop Texas


  • Early spring greens are getting long in the tooth
  • Lettuce, radish, etc
  • Pea shoots
  • Plantain
  • Comfrey and bees story


  • PIGS
  • Getting ready for baby chickens (Why we time it for now)
  • Adding Muscovies (And Why)
  • Raising Rabbits on grass only – an update


  • Low germination so far – keeping the beds watered
  • Potatoes are up
  • Garlic
  • Hops
  • Sweet potato slips
  • Tomato system on the to do list
  • Lettuce and brassicas are happy this year
  • Fertility schedule is launched
  • Seeding right after spring workshop: Squash and cukes, beets 2.0, beans

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Focused on the workshop
  • Jenni is growing radish sprouts


  • Just about “ready” for sheep and what that really means
  • Red rocks and strawberries
  • Anti duck and chicken defense systems


  • Nothing to report at the moment

Membership Plug

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!


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