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Paula’s Instagram feed is now linked to the PnB Homesteading blog!

Hey everyone! Since Paula spends more time taking photos of her homesteading tasks than writing the blog posts we wanted to get more of her content shared for all of you to enjoy (and who doesn’t like kicking back to peruse some cool photos 🙂 ).

So without further adeau here’s Paula’s latest posts on Instagram…checkout out the tomatoes!

 

Tomato overload with lots of dehydrating and harvesting berry crops

Hey Hey! Brian here for the weekend update on the urban homestead. If you’ve been keeping up on the blog and our Youtube channel you’ll know Paula and I have been running full speed to keep up with the tomato production this year. I knew this would be a heavy year for production with the 66 tomato plants, but WOW! This has been a crazy amount!! Finding time to update the blog and film the videos makes for a busy weekend…but that is what makes this so fun, sharing the results of our efforts with our online friends. 🙂

So, lets get started with the update:

  • Harvesting and dehydrating tomatoes
  • Harvesting Blueberries, Goji berries, and Blackberries
  • Harvesting lettuce and microgreens from the Salad bar LED grow area
  • Feeding the compost worms
  • Purchasing homestead elliptical machine
  • Videos

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Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!, dehydrating and canning, and installing new irrigation

Hey everyone, we’re back again to give you an update on the tasks finished this past weekend. 🙂 Here’s what we worked on:

  • Harvesting, blanching/roasting, dehydrating our abundant tomato harvests
  • Harvesting peaches
  • Installing new upper backyard hillside irrigation
  • Installing new LED lighting in the mid-size grow tent
  • Video: Video tour backyard garden
  • Video: Our organic tomato harvest update
  • Video: Dehydrated peaches and fresh tomato and basil salad
  • Video: Property walk on our urban homestead labor day weekend 2017
  • Video: Elevated garden box update
  • Video: Salad bar LED microgreens grow area update
  • Video: Grow tent update for large LED tent with tomatoes, basil, and some spinach greens
  • Video: Grow tent update for mid-size LED tent with salad and microgreens
  • Video: Plant propagation bed update
  • Video: Tomatoes in a bag update week 15
  • Video: Seeding microgreens for mid-size led grow tent
  • Video: Just one mornings harvest of tomatoes
  • Video: Paula’s preparations for canning homemade salsa
  • Photos of the urban homestead backyard

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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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