Vegetable Balance Sheet 2010
So, currently growing we have.........
5 plants, 3 varieties!
Total Veg Plot Costs 2010
Rent + Subs for 2 full plots £100
Seed Spuds £20
Onion Sets £6
Chicken Manure Pellets £8
Plastic 'wannabe' Polytunnel £61
Bamboo Canes £8
Total Costs £ 238
Total Veg Plot Harvests 2010
Rhubarb £ 25
Fartichokes £ 4
Volunteer Spuds £5
Total Veg Plot Harvests £ 34
Beekeeping Balance Sheet
Last years total honey harvest was of 4 frames of capped honey, yielding abut 8lb of honey which we shared between ourselves (and gave to family and friends). This year we will be helping other beekeepers by selling on the divisions we get (above the 6 hives that we wish to keep for ourselves), which will probably be sold (once we are sure there are viable laying queens present in each nuc), then if we have a reasonable year we could get between 20lb and 80lb of honey per hive, so its possible that we'll harvest between 120lb and 500lb of honey this year, which will be sold to help pay for the bees and thier upkeep!
We will also be using some of the money from the sales of honey to donate to a separate projects fund for the allotment association, in the hopes we can use this money to give something back to the allotments for allowing us to have the bees on there!
Hope your cropping plans are going well, that your plants are planted and happy, and your harvests are bumper ones!
We're off for the next 2 days, and will be on the plot for them both, so more updates and piccies to follow soon!