Episode 594 – Homestead Happening for July 15, 2022

Today we talk about an update on the drought, green bean palooza, succession planting in the garden, what to do when you only get male squash flowers, a hurt pig and more.


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  • Echinacea
  • Seed saving: Dill
  • Confrey and Jewel Weed (Salve time)


  • No ducklings yet
  • Rats!
  • Lady Pig’s Foot (2 ppl needed to inspect)
  • Sheep are becoming easier
  • May breed rabbits – it is too hot,,,, expanding genetics
  • Egg count is down from the duct so watching for the molt
  • Fodder Harvest Time


  • Blueberrypalooza
  • Green bean harvest 1.0
  • Reseeded the potato area with green beans
  • Setting up the garlic bed 
  • 1 lb tomatoes
  • Male squash flowers (Nitrogen, heat, age)
  • Rain Update

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • By by Jenni – you are still a Holler Neighbor (The Rain Storm)
  • Basecamp Update: Possible Apprentice, Transitional Housing
  • Covid


  • August 6 Open House (Potluck and Project)
  • Tractor Tire Problem


  • Inflation Hits Us Too – just not as hard

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Make it a great week!

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