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19 April 2019 Garlic (Growing)

http://durgan.org//April%202019/19%20April%202019%20Garlic/HTML/ 19 April 2019 Garlic Garlic planted in October 2018 has started to grow. The main bulb are up also the small rounds planted. The bulbils (seeds) have not broke through yet. The plants all look healthy. There is about … Continue reading

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9 April 2019 Removing husks from Chickpeas

http://durgan.org/April%202019/9%20April%202019%20Removing%20husks%20from%20Chickpeas./HTML/ 9 April 2019 Removing husks from Chickpeas Making tempeh. husks are removed from the chickpeas. Procedure is to boil the chickpeas for one hour. Remove and cool with cold water. Rub the chickpeas together and float off the husks. … Continue reading

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8 April 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/April%202019/8%20April%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 8 April 2019 Dinner Making simple dinner. Three slices of lentil tempeh fried in butter and garnished with a splash of soy sauce. One Yukon gold baked potato. A glass of home mixed juice pressure canned.

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7 April 2019 Garden (Preparing for planting.)

http://durgan.org/April%202019/7%20April%202019%20Garden/HTML/ 7 April 2019 Garden Preparing garden for planting in May. Frost is out of ground. Started rototilling today. All spent vegetation has been removed.I was using an electric rototiller.It works reasonably well, the cord is always a bit o … Continue reading

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6 April 2018 Lentil Tempeh

http://durgan.org/April%202019/6%20April%202018%20Lentil%20Tempeh/HTML/ 6 April 2018 Lentil Tempeh Half a liter about one pound of brown common lentils was made into lentil tempeh. Procedure was wash, gently cook for 15 minutes (this is critical) since the object is to have soft beans … Continue reading

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2 April 2019 Lentil Tempeh

http://durgan.org/April%202019/2%20April%202019%20Lentil%20Tempeh/HTML/ 2 April 2019 Lentil Tempeh Brown lentils, 500 ml about 2 pounds, were made into tempeh. Procedure was gently boil in water for 25 minutes. Cool to room temperature 20C and add a tablespoon of vinegar and mix well.Add … Continue reading

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2 April 2019 Garbanzo Beans

http://durgan.org/April%202019/2%20April%202019%20Garbanzo%20Beans/HTML/ 2 April 2019 Garbanzo Beans I want to grow garbanzo beans in my garden. Finding local seeds was difficult, so I purchased from a bulk food store and tested for germination by placing between layers of a damp tissue. … Continue reading

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31 March 2019 Starting MJ Seeds

http://durgan.org/March%202019/31%20March%202019%20Starting%20Seeds/HTML/ 31 March 2019 Starting Seeds Starting Marijuana seeds for outdoor planting in May. Harvest will be in the Fall. _____________________________________________________________________________ 4 April 2019 Marijuana Growth http://durgan.org/April%202019/4%20April%202019%20Marijuana_/HTML/index.htm http://durgan.org/2019/New Folder/April 2019/4 April 2019 Marijuana_/HTML/4 April 2019 Marijuana This is the plants … Continue reading

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30 March 2019 Tempeh (New mold)

http://durgan.org/March%202019/30%20March%202019%20Tempeh/HTML/ 30 March 2019 Tempeh Sometime the mycelium would not permeate the body of soy. It was thought that insufficient ventilation was present during the fermenting. New molds were made by burning holes all around a plastic container. Two molds … Continue reading

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27 March 2019 Cotton

http://durgan.org/March%202019/27%20March%202019%20Cotton/HTML/ 27 March 2019 Cotton This is the cotton cloth, for the molds from Walmart, that I use to wrap the tempeh in when fermenting. There are five pieces in a package for about five dollars. I sterilize them by … Continue reading

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