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14 June 2020 Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus)

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/14%20June%202020%20Nutsedge/HTML/ 14 June 2020 Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) There is nutsedge in the vegetable garden. It grows very quickly and must be pulled or constantly chopped with the hoe.Herbicides are not possible to use in the vegetable garden. I eventually remove … Continue reading

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11 June 2020 Tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/11%20June%202020%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 11 June 2020 Tomatoes Tomato 21 were weeded,more mulch was added, and each had another string attached to support nascent branches carrying new tomatoes.It rained last night. The tomatoes are thriving.

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2 June 2020 Brussels Sprouts

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/2%20June%202020%20Brussels%20Sprouts/HTML/ 2 June 2020 Brussels Sprouts Eight Brussels Spouts were purchased and planted. The type is Jade Cross a perfect hybrid. The only downside is the presence of the white cabbage butterfly. I use salt and water to discourage.The little … Continue reading

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2 June 2020 Garlic Seeds

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/2%20June%202020%20Garlic%20Seeds/HTML/index.htm 2 June 2020 Garlic Seeds These plants are garlic seeds the small seeds produced at the end of scapes. They are not true seeds, since garlic cannot make new strains since the seeds only produce clones meaning nothing new. … Continue reading

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25 May 2020 Potatoes more mulch

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/25%20May%202020%20Potatoes%20Mulched,/HTML/ 25 May 2020 Potatoes more mulch Added a thick layer of mulch to the potatoes. It will be used for hilling as he potatoes grow. Also cleared the mulch above the seed to facilitate the stems growing.Watered the seed … Continue reading

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23 May 2020 Finished mulching tomatoes.

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/23%20May%202020%20Finished%20mulching%20tomatoes/HTML/ 23 May 2020 Finished mulching tomatoes. Finished mulching tomatoes (18) about ten wheelbarrows full of mulch.Good moisture retainer.

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22 May 2020 Planting potatoes

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/22%20May%202020%20Planting%20potatoes/HTML/ 22 May 2020 Planting potatoes Seed potatoes were planted 20 Yukon gold and 20 Superior. They are planted about a foot apart and the seed potato is marked with a fiber rod to facilitate digging, since the vegetation is … Continue reading

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21 May 2020 Mulch in Garden

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/21%20May%202020%20Mulch%20in%20Garden/HTML/ 21 May 2020 Mulch in Garden Ten yards of mulch was delivered to my driveway. Over the next few days it will be spead in my garden Cost was tn dollars a yard and twenty dollars delivery charge.About seven … Continue reading

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21 May 2020 Tomato Support

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/21%20May%202020%20Tomato%20Support/HTML/ 21 May 2020 Tomato Support Eighteen tomato plants were tied by strings for overhead support.The support was put up a few days ago. The tomatoes were purchased and kept in my greenhouse awaiting the end of frosts. The tomato … Continue reading

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20 May 2020 Board Method Beets

http://durgan.org/2020/May%202020/20%20May%202020%20Board%20Method%20Beets/HTML/ 20 May 2020 Board Method Beets A 24 foot row of beet seeds were planted. Thy are under a board which tends to insure good germination. The seed are can watered twice daily until germination.

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