Chickens for a few weeks in the coldest part of winter, poop powered by @newcountryorganics.
- Heavy spread of @mountaingateoganics worm castings, off the chart fungi content to help facilitate the microbial activity while the chickens spread it around.
- Subsoil using our @meadowcreaturellc broadfork which is indestructible. First and best investment we have made for creating the depth in the soil, roots love it, best way to break our clay compaction.
- Ten yards of semi finished compost from various plants pulled from our field last year.
- Previous seasons hay, fresh off our 4-acre pasture, @cngfarming no spray.
- Few pounds of our home made bokashi with a few additional applications of our homemade LAB’s (lactobacillus)
- Twenty pounds of dried spent hemp flower that was left over from the tumbler, part of our salve making process. This was also loaded with seed that not only fed the chickens but also became part of the cover crop.
- Direct sow via broadcasting: Red Clover, Hemp, Orchard Grass then somehow tillage radish along with mustard appeared. There’s some minor weed seed from the hay but over all its low compared to the latter.
- Then we added some Humic DG to help boost the microbial activity even further for the greens.
- Weekly application of JWA (Jadam Wetting Agent) aka diy dr. bronners soap to help keep the aphid population away. Applied using our @sthilusa SR200 fogger.
- To Be Continued…
Grown in our @farmersfriendllc classic tunnel.