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30 June 2019 Air Dancer

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/30%20June%202019%20Air%20Dancer/HTML/ 30 June 2019 Air Dancer My air dancer working protecting the cherry tree. The cherries will be ripe in a week. The efficiency of the device ill be evaluated then. ————————————————————————— Air dancer elevated on a step ladder. http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/5%20July%202019%20Air%20Dancer/HTML/ … Continue reading

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30 June 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/30%20June%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 30 June 2019 Dinner Dinner, fried soy tempeh in olive oil, fried green tomato in olive oil, juice grape apple and spouted lentils mixed, baked sweet potato,Romain lettuce, splash of soy sauce and some butter on the sweet potato. … Continue reading

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29 June 2019 Sundrops (Oneothera fruticosa)

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/29%20June%202019%20Sundrops/HTML/ 29 June 2019 Sundrops (Oneothera fruticosa) Oenothera fruticosa is a yellow perennial and makes a pretty adition to the garden.

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29 June 2019 Papaver somniferum

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/29%20June%202019%20Papaver%20somniferum/HTML/ 29 June 2019 Papaver somniferum A few poppy seeds were scattered on top of the asparagus bed.The first bloomed today. This is the opium poppy and the flowers are varied and many colored. It takes many to harvest any … Continue reading

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24 June 2019 Kale

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/24%20June%202019%20Kale/HTML/ 24 June 2019 Kale First harvest of kale from my four plants. It is cut from the bottom up and produces until frost. It is grown instead of spinach, since it is everbearing. The tough leaf spine is removed … Continue reading

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22 June 2019 Garlic Scapes

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/22%20June%202019%20Garlic%20Scapes/HTML/ 22 June 2019 Garlic Scapes Garlic scape are forming. At the end of the snake like tentacle the bulbil, seed pod, forms. The scape is often cut and used like the cloves. I don’t use the scape and have … Continue reading

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20 June 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/20%20June%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 20 June 2019 Dinner Dinner today. Piece of fried tempeh soy fried in olive oil, glass of haskap milkshake, piece of feta cheese,hard boiled egg, splash of soy sauce. Prep time about ten minutes.

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19 June 2019 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/19%20June%202019%20Haskap%20(Lonicera%20caerulea)/HTML/ 19 June 2019 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea) First picking of Haskap for 2019. Brix reading was 11, low, prefer about 15. Harvest was placing a sheet under the bush and shaking the tree, then cleaning by blowing air and floating … Continue reading

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18 June 2019 Chickpea Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/18%20June%202019%20Chickpea%20Tempeh/HTML/ 18 June 2019 Chickpea Tempeh Chickpeas are dehulled by boiling for about 30 minutes, then rubbed together and the hulls are poured off about five times. This completely removes the hulls. The dehulled chickpeas are then cooked in boiling … Continue reading

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16 June 2019 Lentils. Removing hulls

http://durgan.org/2019/June%202019/16%20June%202019%20Lentils.%20Removing%20hulls/HTML/ 16 June 2019 Lentils. Removing hulls Green lentils are a fine food used in various recipes. Each lentil is enclosed in a hull, which is best removed to enhance any recipe. Method is to soak in cold water for … Continue reading

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