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24 June 2017 Edible Pod Peas

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/24%20June%202017%20Edible%20Pod%20Peas/HTML/ 24 June 2017 Edible Pod Peas The edible peas are producing about a pound per day. There are two types in a 20 foot row. Sugar snap and Snow peas. The snow are flat with small peas and the … Continue reading

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24 June 2017 Romaine Lettuce

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/24%20June%202017%20Romaine%20Lettuce/HTML/ 24 June 2017 Romaine Lettuce Romaine lettuce is mature and only lasts a few days before going to seed. It is perfect (1600 grams) and almost as large as a basketball. No bugs or damage.

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23 June 2017 Tomato String Support System

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/23%20June%202017%20Tomato%20String%20Support%20System/HTML/ 23 June 2017 Tomato String Support System Tomato plants are supported by strings attached to an overhead support system made with 8 foot rebar and a few 8 foot steel fence posts. Plastic ties are used and the support … Continue reading

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22 June 2017 First Harvest. Kale Collards Romaine

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/22%20June%202017%20First%20Harvest.%20Kale%20Collards%20Romaine/HTML/ 22 June 2017 First Harvest. Kale Collards Romaine First produce (Kale,Collards,Romaine lettuce) from the garden for 2017 was harvested and processed into ten liters of slurry/juice. The lower leaves of the kale and collards were removed, and the Romaine … Continue reading

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20 June 2017 Edible Pod Peas

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/20%20June%202017%20Edible%20Pod%20Peas/HTML/ 20 June 2017 Edible Pod Peas A pound of edible pod peas were picked. The first this year. There is a 12 foot row of sugar snap and a 12 foot row of snow peas which are thriving. Both … Continue reading

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16 June 2017 Garden

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/16%20June%202017%20Garden/HTML/ 16 June 2017 Garden Pictures of the garden growth 16 June 2017. 18 June 2017 Garden http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/18%20June%202017%20Garden/HTML/ 18 June 2017 Garden Garden pictures emphasizing produce.

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15 June 2017 Dracunculus vulgaris

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/15%20June%202017%20Dracunculus%20vulgaris/HTML/ 15 June 2017 Dracunculus vulgaris This grows every year from two bulbs planted ten years ago. The vegetation disappears completely during the Summer. When the flowers first open they have strong unpleasant odor to attract flies for pollination. The … Continue reading

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13 June 2017 Colorado Potato Beetle Larvae

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/13%20June%202017%20Colorado%20Potato%20Beetle%20Larvae/HTML/ 13 June 2017 Colorado Potato Beetle Larvae Today about 25 larvae were removed from potatoes. All the eggs found were removed apparently some were left. I tour the potato patch several times a day and remove all the larvae … Continue reading

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13 June 2017 Garlic Scapes

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/13%20June%202017%20Garlic%20Scapes/HTML/ 13 June 2017 Garlic Scapes Garlic scapes are forming on the hard neck garlic. They are the curly snake like tentacles on which the seed called bulbils form. The scapes may be cut off and eaten. There is a … Continue reading

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12 June 2017 Gruel

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/12%20June%202017%20Gruel/HTML/ 12 June 2017 Gruel Seven liter (28 servings) containers of gruel was made and stored in the freezer until required. Each ingredient about 500 ml each was blended into a slurry with water and mixed in the double boiler … Continue reading

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