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Cold Room in Basement

Cold Room in Basement. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ADLKS 30 August 2009 Cold Room Construction Cold room construction in the utility room in the basement. Purpose is for storing garden produce. Potatoes, carrots, Brussels sprouts, beets, etc. This is the cold room built in … Continue reading

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Tomato Cucumber Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RGIAR 16 September 2014 Tomato Cucumber Juice The last of the season tomatoes and cucumbers were made into 13 liters of juice, which was processed and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The total weight was about 20 … Continue reading

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Last of Potatos for 2014.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNHTZ 10 September 2014 Potato Seven white skinned potato plants were dug for an average weight of 1.6 pounds per plant, total eleven pounds. Quality is fine but quantity is low. Not sure of name but think they are Superior.

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Sweet Potato Harvest

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DWOUN 9 September 2014 Sweet Potato Harvest The sweet potatoes were harvested. About ten pounds of tubers were obtained. All were misshapen but very tasty when cooked. The smaller tubers were baked for immediate use in a Dutch oven. Seven … Continue reading

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Viking Potato Harvest

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GPFJO 8 September 2014 Viking Potato Harvest Fifteen pounds of Viking potatoes were dug today. There were eleven plants. The yield was 1.4 pounds average per plant. The quality was excellent, but the yield should be four pounds or more … Continue reading

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7 September 2014 Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KDVQT 7 September 2014 Vegetable Juice Twenty four liters of vegetable juice as made from current garden produce.Two batches were made. Vegetables used were lemon boy tomatoes, eggplant, green peppers, basil,cucumbers,onion, and celery. The jars were pressure canned at 15 … Continue reading

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Wasabi

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IHUSO 5 September 2014 Wasabi A portion of my three year old Wasabi plant was dug to make some Wasabi condiment. This is my first attempt. The root was scrubbed clean and ground on a grater and hand made into … Continue reading

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Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XTTCJ 5 September 2014 Horseradish One horseradish plant was dug to make horseradish condiment.Th dug roots were trimmed and cleaned in the washing machine.This simplifies the process considerably. The washed roots were further trimmed and the first batch processed. Cold … Continue reading

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Russian Blue Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WESTF 4 September 2014 Russian Blue Potatoes The vegetation has died off on the potatoes, so the row of Russian Blue was harvested. The yield was 1.5 pounds per plant (10), which is below my average. Usual harvest is from … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EROJY 4 September 2014 Sweet Potato One sweet potato plant was dug up. My first attempt at growing this cultivar. There are eight plants and the remainder will be left in the ground until just before the arrival of frost … Continue reading

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