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Snowball Bush

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EEABY 26 May 2015 Snowball Bush Snowball Bush (Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’) is in full bloom. No bugs this year.

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Tomatoes 2015

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XDMYT 23 May 2015 Tomatoes planted 37 plants Thirty seven tomato plants were placed in the outdoor garden. Types are Bonny Best 8, Black Krim 7, Paul Robeson 1, Morado 1, Beef Steak 3, Better Boy 4, Old German 1, … Continue reading

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Basil

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QOPMH 23 May 2015 Basil Eight Red Rubin Basil were planted outdoors. Basil can withstand no frost. I use the leaves in most of my vegetable juices. The purple types produce well.

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Eggplant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YUHUP 23 May 2015 Eggplant Eight Eggplant were placed in the outdoor garden. Two types were chosen, Sicilian and Black Magic. This plant grows well in my zone 5.

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Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ARPXJ 23 May 2015 Peppers An acid solution about 1 to 10 is applied periodically.Without this application production is low and the fruit is misshapen. The plant can get heavily laden so a support is supplied.

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Cucumbers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FRPAG 23 May 2015 Planting Cucumbers Six Cross Country Cucumber (Hybrid) seed pots were started in the greenhouse about four weeks ago and placed in the outdoor garden along a prepared trellis. There are two or three plants in each … Continue reading

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Indian Corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HMGPN 22 May 2015 Planting Indian Corn About 80 seeds of various Indian Corn was planted in an area of 8 feet by 12 feet. The seeds were allowed to sprout in water for about three days to insure germination. … Continue reading

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Cucumber Trellis

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JEHXS 18 May 2015 Cucumber Trellis A cucumber trellis was prepared being two 4 by 8 foot reinforcing concrete wires about three feet apart. About 9 plants will be trained to climb the mesh. This keeps the fruit off the … Continue reading

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Lilacs

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RCHWI 18 May 2015 Lilacs Two garden lilacs are in full bloom.

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Marsh Marigold

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EOCUN 10 May 2015 Marsh Marigold This was dug from a marsh,along side the road, covered with the plants in flower about ten years ago. It blooms in early Spring, dies completely back, and reappears again the next year.

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