Author Archives: Durgan

Corn Preservation

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MJGFJ 31 July 2014 Corn Preservation Ninety six corn cobs was processed into 18 liters of pressure canned juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. The kernels were removed from the cobs and cooked for about … Continue reading

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Blueberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OKFOS 30 July 2014 Blueberry Juice Fifteen pounds of blueberries were picked and made into eleven liters of juice. Double the amount was required but it started to rain so left the area.There was no residue after blending probably due … Continue reading

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Sweet Cherry Juicing.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CQSLE 29 July 2014 Sweet Cherry Juicing Twenty pounds of frozen, pitted, sweet cherries were purchased at $1.60 per pound and processed into nine liters of juice, which was pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term … Continue reading

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European Gooseberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ANQXT 28 July 2014 European Gooseberry Juicing. Twenty pounds of European gooseberries were harvested from one bush and made into 12 liters of juice, and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage.The only residue from … Continue reading

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Collecting Garlic Seed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MRFRA 28 July 2014 Collecting Garlic Seed Four garlic plants were left in the ground after harvesting the main crop to form seeds. The seeds ripen and fall so the seed head was wrapped in gauze to prevent dispersal until … Continue reading

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Blueberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SATFZ 27 July 2014 Blueberry Juice Blueberries are in season in my area. There are many local U pick farms. Today 33 pounds of choice berries were picked at Kent Kreek Farm in Simcoe, ON. The berries were priced at … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PLEUN 26 July 2014 Vegetable Juice Nineteen liters of vegetable juice was prepared and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage at room temperature.Vegetables used were kale,cucumbers, collards, egg plant, tomatoes, celery, snow peas. Picture … Continue reading

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Cucumber

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YRAZQ 25 July 2014 Cucumber Cucumbers are producing almost too many to process.They are picked every other day. There are two types Cross Country and County Fair.

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Blueberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XOYCL 25 July 2014 Blueberry Five pounds of blueberries were harvested from my six plants today. There were two pounds harvested two day ago.

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Bee balm (Monarda didyma)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TWRGI 25 July 2014 Bee balm (Monarda didyma) Bee balm plant is pretty and even survived our severe Winter. There are no bees, the farmers so called have killed them all off with their various sprays.

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