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Pressure Canned Produce to Date. 2016

To hundred and thirty nine (239) liter jars of slurry/juice has been processed to date. This is the consolidation of the processing to date. 27 July 2016. http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/31%20May%202016%20Rhubarb/HTML/ 31 May 2016 Rhubarb http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/26%20June%202016%20Broccoli/HTML/ 26 June 2016 Broccoli http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/23%20June%202016%20Strawberry%20Juice/HTML/ 23 June … Continue reading

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27 July 2016 Garlic

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/27%20July%202016%20Garlic/HTML/ 27 July 2016 Garlic Most of the vegetation has turned brown on my hard neck garlic. I pulled about a third to evaluate the condition by leaving it so long in the ground. Surprising the bulbs did not split … Continue reading

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26 July 2016 Green Bush Beans

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/26%20July%202016%20Green%20Bush%20Beans/HTML/ 26 July 2016 Green Bush Beans Four pounds of green bush beans were picked from my two rows. The beans are pristine. About half are too immature to pick at this time. Some were used fresh for the table … Continue reading

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26 JULY 2016 Yukon Gold Potato

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/26%20JULY%202016%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potato/HTML/ 26 JULY 2016 Yukon Gold Potato One Yukon Gold Potato was dug for the table. The perfect potatoes weighed six pounds which is excellent. The potatoes were a good size and no blemishes. the tops have almost died off … Continue reading

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26 July 2016 Cucumber Beans (Juice)

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/26%20July%202016%20Cucumber%20Beans/HTML/ 26 July 2016 Cucumber Beans (Juice) Ten pounds of cucumbers and four pounds of beans (picked from the garden) were made into 13 liters of pressure canned juice. Some purple basil and some dill was added for flavour. The … Continue reading

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24 July 2016 Vegetable Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/24%20July%202016%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 24 July 2016 Vegetable Juice Twelve garden vegetables were made into 18 pressure canned liters of vegetable juice. The vegetables were green beans,carrots,onioons,turnips,beets,basil,celery,parsips,peppers,kale,collards,cucumbers. Pictures depict the process.

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23 July 2016 Garlic Bulb

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/23%20July%202016%20Garlic%20Bulb/HTML/ 23 July 2016 Garlic Bulb One garlic bulb was harvested to ascertain if it meets my criteria for harvesting the bed. Criteria is the bulb sheath should be open such that most of the cloves are visible. This is … Continue reading

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23 July 2016 First year Rounds (Garlic)

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/23%20July%202016%20First%20year%20Rounds/HTML/ 23 July 2016 First year Rounds (Garlic) My row (25 plants) of the end of growth of first year rounds of garlic were harvested. Each bulb has about five cloves.I have found that the size of the clove for … Continue reading

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20 July 2016 Hot Peppers

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/20%20July%202016%20Hot%20Peppers/HTML/ 20 July 2016 Hot Peppers My four hot pepper plants are starting to produce. I dry the pods in the greenhouse and when dry beat as small as possible in the blender. They are stored in a jar in … Continue reading

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18 July 2016 Blueberry Juice

http://durgan.org/2016/July%202016/18%20July%202016%20Blueberry%20Juice/HTML/ 18 July 2016 Blueberry Juice Twenty six pounds of blueberries were picked at Steward Berry Farm in Cathcart, ON and made into 24 liters of pressure canned juice. Cost was $2.30 per pound. The fruit is just coming on … Continue reading

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