This weekend, I:
The days of throwing everything organic in the compost are over, here at the Manor. It's way too slow to work that way. I seem to have evolved a system after spending a crazy amount of time reading up.
Kitchen scraps get blended up and go into the worm farm. Junk mail and papers are wetted and placed on top of the worms to keep a moisture barrier (and the worms eat it as well).
Worm castings will go straight onto the garden. Worm juice goes into the compost…Continue
Observation: damn those chooks are destructive! They ate my turnip/cauli patch. I've now fenced it. They ate both my Kratky hydroponic boxes. Threw them out in disgust. Tonight, I found they've eaten the bottom foam box on my worm farm! Mind you, that's better than the top box which has the worms! I'll have to fun another fence to keep them the heck out of that whole area. On the bright side, they are at point of lay now. Should produce eggs in a month or…Continue
A little video on how to make sausages: How to make Thai Chicken Snags
The second instructional video is: How to make Baeurwurst sausage
For those who are thinking about having a go at jerky or biltong: How to make…Continue