The Original Transplants Podcast Episode 57: Heinz-sight is 2020
The Original Transplants Podcast Episode 57 opens with beeyard winterizing tips from homestead steward and resident apiarist Will - combine hives, ensure adequate honey supply, and wrap with tar paper for insulation. Sarah gives a molting status update from the chicken coop, explains weird chicken behavior, and advises increased dietary protein as supportive therapy for feather growth. The edible landscape is cleaned up from potentially infected plant matter and mulched with leafmould compost, while cabbage, chard, collards, kale, mustard, and sorrel are still producing. Seasonal homestead fun / chores including canning preserves, running biomass through the chipper/shredder, hunting, and measuring specimens for PA Big Trees. Our 2020 homestead holiday gift guide includes a 1-gallon garden chemical sprayer, Indian pump, and freezer-safe canning jars. We share agriculture news from Morgan Irons, Cornell graduate student, who is sending the first organic Earth soil to space - for science!
Chicken behavior during molting - or, why have my chickens gone crazy?!
Chapin 1-gallon Home & Garden Sprayer
Smith Indian Fire Pumps
Take the guesswork out of jar selection
PA Big Trees
Striking pay dirt: Cornell soil soars to the space station