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23 April 2016 Radishes

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/1%20May%202016%20Radishes%20Germinated/HTML/ 1 May 2016 Radishes Germinated Radishes germinated, covering board removed, time 7 days and temperature was from about 10C to 15C. Peas are under the other board and they have not germinated. http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/23%20April%202016%20Radishes/HTML/ 23 April 2016 Radishes A area … Continue reading

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30 April 2016 Garden Beds Prepared.

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/30%20April%202016%20Beds%20Worked/HTML/ 30 April 2016 Beds Worked All garden beds are rototilled ready for planting in late May. The small rototiller is used and it does an excellent job. During May I get half a yard of compost from the city … Continue reading

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30 April 2016 Overhead Tomato Supports

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/30%20April%202016%20Overhead%20Tomato%20Supports/HTML/ 30 April 2016 Overhead Tomato Supports A area,24 feet by 8 feet, was prepared for 21 tomato plants. An overhead support structure using rebar and fence posts about 6 feet high was built. Tomato plant will be supported by … Continue reading

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29 April 2016 Starting Cucumbers

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/29 April 2016 Starting Cucumbers/HTML 29 April 2016 Starting Cucumbers Four pots of cucumbers were started in the greenhouse for transplanting outdoors at the end of May. This gives the plants an early start about a month ahead of … Continue reading

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28 April 2016 Sweet Potato Slips

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/2%20May%202016%20Removing%20Sweet%20Potato%20Slips/HTML/ 2 May 2016 Removing Sweet Potato Slips The slips were pinched off near the potato and placed on a towel to keep the leaves out of the water. This is so the shoots will form roots in about four … Continue reading

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25 April 2016 Mulch

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/25 April 2016 Mulch/HTML 25 April 2016 Mulch All vegetation in my garden is heavily mulched each year with about one year old wood chips. I purchase at $10.00 per yard plus $30.00 delivery and require ten yards to … Continue reading

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24 April 2016 Vidalia onions

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/24 April 2016 Vidalia onions/HTML 24 April 2016 Vidalia onions Bought a container of Vidalia onions and planted 34 in the garden. Annotated pictures depict the process. This is my first experience with this onion.

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24 April 2016 Seedlings

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/24 April 2016 Seedlings/HTML 24 April 2016 Seedlings A variety of seeding are purchased when small from local suppliers and replanted in separate containers to obtain a robust root system before planting in the outdoor garden. The plants will … Continue reading

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23 April 2016 Sugar Snap Peas

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/23%20April%202016%20Sugar%20Snap%20Peas/HTML/ 23 April 2016 Sugar Snap Peas A 16 foot row of sugar snap peas were planted along a trellis running alongside the deck. The peas produce a filled shell and an edible pod, so everything in one.The area was … Continue reading

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22 April 2016 Parsnips

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/22%20April%202016%20Parsnips/HTML/ 22 April 2016 Parsnips An eight foot row of parsnips was planted using the board method. Parsnips are usually hard to geminate, and fresh seed should be used each year.

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