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Garden harvest, indoor grow tent updates, and hitting 100 videos on our Youtube channel

Hey Hey! It’s Paula and Brian back again for the weekly update of our little urban homestead. Paula has been harvesting Blueberries and Blackberries from the backyard quite a few times this week and with the tomatoes coming into full production she’s been a busy little trooper (I’ve been helping where I can after getting home from work 🙂 ). Also of note: our Youtube channel has crossed over the 100 video threshold…yay! At this rate we should be able to get at least 300 videos by the end of the year. This is more than just a video series to try and derive some passive income, it’s our way of documenting for our possible future grandchildren (and great grandchildren) a way to get to know us even if we’re not present to help teach them about gardening or homesteading.

So lets get to the details and some photos:

  • Harvesting blueberries and blackberries
  • Harvesting tomatoes, tomatillos, beans and dehydrating tomatoes
  • Updates to indoor grow tents
  • Watching the 100 year solar eclipse

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Storage area cleanup, planning the upcoming garden harvests, and making more Youtube videos around the urban homestead

Hi Everyone, this is going to be a slightly shorter blog update. This weekend Paula and I were busy cleaning up the storage area under our house and getting rid of a bunch of stuff that wasn’t being used anymore. We donated a bunch and recycled the rest.

Besides this we made a bunch of videos around the urban homestead featuring Paula and Sasquatch (me/Brian). As part of these walks around the homestead we started planning this weeks harvest plans…it’s tomato/tomatillo dehydrating time! 🙂

Here’s the list of our new Youtube videos:

  • Video: Tomatoes in a bag update week 13
  • Video: Layered garden beds update
  • Video: Garden box tomato update
  • Video: Peach tree almost ready for harvest
  • Video: Plant propagation bed update moving toward end of summer
  • Video: Grow tent update for large LED tent with tomatoes, basil, and our happy little poinsettia
  • Video: Grow tent update for mid-size LED tent with salad greens
  • Video: LED grow bench our chard and beta salad mix are ready for first harvest
  • Video: Elevated garden box closer to next harvest

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Assembling and filling the new leafy greens grow tent, adding driplines, and assembling PnB end of day relaxation furniture

Hey Hey! Welcome back to another edition of the PnB Homestead show! Just kidding, it was a great weekend and we’re excited to share with you what we got accomplished this weekend. From the new grow tent project to adding more irrigation during the heatwave and the addition of videos, videos and more videos to our Youtube channel. We’ve even got Paula starting to get on camera…it’s been a busy weekend, so without further adieu lets roll! 🙂

Here’s this weekends tasks:

  • Assembling and filling the new indoor grow tent
  • Adding driplines for existing garden boxes and our blueberries
  • Assembling new outdoor furniture
  • Adding possible revenue for PnB Homesteading by becoming an Amazon Affiliate
  • Video: Plant propagation bed update
  • Video: Urban homestead backyard walk
  • Video: New indoor grow tent
  • Video: Salad bar LED transition to seed germination area
  • Video: Large indoor grow tent update on existing tomato and new tomato cuttings
  • Video: Tomatoes in a bag update week 10

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Finished farm truck steering parts replacement, chop-n-drop comfrey, and more videography work

Hey Hey Everyone! We’ll I’ve finished the work on the farm truck steering components replacement (on a 1 ton truck this can be quite the feat of wills muscling the parts in and out). With that finished Paula and I spent some time outside chopping and dropping a few early summer plants in the front yard as well as chopping comfrey around the fruit trees. Then as a treat to ourselves we relaxed around the firepit. Enough teasing…lets get to right into the list of tasks:

  • Farm truck steering component replacement finished
  • Chop-n-drop comfrey
  • Fixed kitchen sink spray nozzle hose
  • Relaxing by the firepit with a beautiful woman
  • Video: Tomato potting soil grow bag update
  • Video: Rolling garden box update
  • Video: Tomato plant trimming update
  • Video: Plant propagation area update
  • Video: Chop-n-drop comfrey video (before and after)
  • Video: Indoor veggie grow tent
  • Photos of the homestead

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