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26 June 2016 Broccoli

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/26%20June%202016%20Broccoli/HTML/ 26 June 2016 Broccoli Four pounds of garden broccoli was processed into seven liters of pressure canned juice. Mixed with the broccoli was one pound of carrots including the tops, one pound of beets including the tops, and about … Continue reading

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23 June 2016 Strawberry Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/23%20June%202016%20Strawberry%20Juice/HTML/ 23 June 2016 Strawberry Juice Twenty four quarts\pounds of strawberries were picked at a cost of $2.00 per quart and made into 19 liters of Pressure canned juice. Process was to remove ends, place in cooking pot, cover with … Continue reading

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22 June 2016 Vegetable Juice (Kale,collards,basil,celery)

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/22%20June%202016%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 22 June 2016 Vegetable Juice (collards, kale, basil, celery) The vegetables that were available in the garden were made into juice for long term storage. The produce was collards 3 lbs, kale 2 lbs, basil 1 pound, celery 1 … Continue reading

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17 June 2016 Rabbit Protection

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/17%20June%202016%20Rabbit%20Protection./HTML/ 17 June 2016 Rabbit Protection. I found this plastic poultry netting and decided to give it a test to keep rabbits from some of my plants. I have been using chicken wire cylinders and am assuming the plastic will … Continue reading

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16 June 2016 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/16%20June%202016%20Haskap%20(Lonicera%20caerulea)/HTML/ 16 June 2016 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea) The berries from my seven Haskap bushes were picked. This is the fourth year since planting small bushes. A pound and a half were obtained. The berries had a brix of 13 and … Continue reading

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14 June 2016 Weigela

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/14%20June%202016%20Weigela/HTML/ 14 June 2016 Weigela The bush was severely trimmed last year and has responded in all its glory this year. I saw one bumble bee visiting the flowers. Seldom are there any bees in my garden which is of … Continue reading

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12 June 2016 Vegetable Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/12%20June%202016%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 12 June 2016 Vegetable Juice Garden vegetables which were mature were processed into seven liters of juice. Process is harvest, weigh, wash, cut into small pieces, cover with water, cook until soft about 20 minutes, blend into a slurry, … Continue reading

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7 June 2016 Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/7%20June%202016%20Colorado%20potato%20beetle,%20Leptinotarsa%20decemlineata/HTML/ 7 June 2016 Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) The Colorado Potato Beetle surfaced in my garden today. Three adults were found and numerous larvae and eggs. Control is by picking and destroying all, usually several times a day. A … Continue reading

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6 June 2016 Vegetable Garden

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/6%20June%202016%20Vegetable%20Garden/HTML/ 6 June 2016 Vegetable Garden The vegetable garden is thriving. It rained sufficiently yesterday, the first in about a month. There are no bugs out so far this year. A few rabbits appear but the little dog discourages them … Continue reading

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5 June 2016 Indian Corn

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/14%20June%202016%20Indian%20Corn/HTML/ 14 June 2016 Indian Corn The Indian corn is up about three inches. All grew. No bird damage so far. http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/5%20June%202016%20Indian%20Corn/HTML/ 5 June 2016 Indian Corn Five rows of Indian corn, colored, was planted. This will give about sixty … Continue reading

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