Monthly Archives: November 2010

Luffa Soap Cakes. Rectangular Mold

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZOVAE 22 November 2010 Luffa Soap Cakes. Rectangular Mold The mold is a drawer organizer from the Dollar Store. It appears to be excellent for forming rectangular shaped luffa soap cakes, and is very easy to work with. Slicing is … Continue reading

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Luffa Soap

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LFDUQ 21 November 2010 Making Luffa Soap Cakes. Experimental luffa soap cakes were made today. Pictures depict the process. Ingredients are glycerin soap, isopropyl alcohol, dye, luffa, and various molds. Spraying the luffa with alcohol assists in binding the soap … Continue reading

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Making Luffa Sponges

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RQCAS 16 November 2010 Luffa Sponges Luffa require a long growing season about six months, and warm weather. The bottom of the hanging fruit were cut off to facilitate draining of liquid, hoping they will dry prior to freeze up. … Continue reading

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Roofing Garden Shed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HIJGI 15 November 2010 Roofing Garden Shed The shingles were much deteriorated on the small 6 by 8 foot garden shed. It was decided to replace with Suntuf panels to improved the lighting. The hardware store only had two clear … Continue reading

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Indoor Seed Planting.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XVSLF 10 November 2010 Indoor Seed Planting. It is too early to get serious about planting seeds for 2011, but I decided to test my new greenhouse as to heat and Sun. Twelve pots, three for each variety, were prepared … Continue reading

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Yogurt

http://www.ehow.com/how_4666202_make-yogurt.html How to Make Yogurt. Details for a more controlled method of making yogurt. Here is how I make my simple plain yogurt. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WTQEP 10 November 2010 Yogurt. Buy a small container of plain yogurt to use as starter bacteria. … Continue reading

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Building a Greenhouse.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HKERY 5 November 2010 Greenhouse on Deck. I decided to build a large greenhouse on the deck, which doesn’t get much use. The enclosure will be a sun room if appropriate, instead of the canvas structure that use to be … Continue reading

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