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5 August 2022 Garlic Harvest

https://durgan.org/2022/August%202022/5%20August%202022%20Garlic%20Harvest/HTML/ 5 August 2022 Garlic Harvest Garlic Harvested about 100 bulbs or 22 pounds. I trimmed the stalks and roots and put them in the shed to dry. They will keep for about 7 months. I don’t use the bulbil … Continue reading

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2 August 2022 Four liters of Tomatoes processed

https://durgan.org/2022/August%processed Thirty two hundred grams of tomatoes were processed into four liters of juice. 800 ml per liter. Process was wash,,cook slurry, strain, pour into liter jars and pressure can at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. I showed wiping the … Continue reading

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31 July 2022 Processing Cucumber

Cucumbers 4677 grams (about ten pounds) were processed into 7 liters of pressure cannedĀ  juice. The process was wash, cut into smaller pieces to cook about 30 minutes, hand blend into a homogenous slurry, strain to remove seeds, fill 7 … Continue reading

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30 July 2022 Dora Janice Brantford

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26 July 2022 Processing Gooseberry

26 July 2022 Processing Gooseberry Gooseberry 1649 grams were placed in 5 liter jars for 330 grams per jar. TheĀ  berries were picked and cleaned, cooked until soft about 20 minutes. Beat with a hand blender to make a slurry. … Continue reading

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24 July 2022 Cilla Birthday

https://durgan.org/2022/July%202022/22%20July%202022%20Cilla%20Birthday/HTML/ Cilla birthday pictures Brantford

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22 July 2022 Processing Black Currants.

Twenty six litters of juice was obtained from about 18 liters of black currants from six bushes in my garden. Each liter of processed juice contains about 250 grams of berries after water was added to make the product drinkable. … Continue reading

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Processing 13 pounds of black currants.

Thirteen pounds of black currants were processed for long term storage. A total of 20 one liter jars was obtained Process: Wash, cooked about 15 minutes, use hand blender and make a slurry. Strain the slurry through a food mill … Continue reading

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16 June 2022 Dandelion

https://durgan.org//2022/June%202022_/16%20June%202022%20DandelineJ/HTML/ There is a bountiful crop of dandelions this year. I was weed whacking the flowers when I got an epiphany and looked up on the internet if dandelions have any nutritional value. To my surprise a dandelion plant is … Continue reading

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16 JUNE 2022 Fern-Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia)

https://durgan.org/2022/June%202022_/16%20JUNE%202022%20Fern-Leaf%20Peony%20(Paeonia%20tenuifolia)/HTML/ This is not like the typical peony. It grows slowly and is the first Spring in my zone 5. It lasts two weeks and is a brilliant red color. It is perennial and dies off during Summer but returns … Continue reading

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