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17 July 2019 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/17%20July%202019%20Pawpaw%20(Asimina%20triloba)_/HTML/ 17 July 2019 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) Fruit is forming on my Pawpaw tree. The fruit is difficult to see and I have only found fruit on one tree. Both trees are healthy. They have many saplings similar to a … Continue reading

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17 July 2019 Insect Screen (Walking and sleeping)

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/17%20July%202019%20Insect%20Screen/HTML/ 17 July 2019 Insect Screen Fiber glass screening from local hardware. Folded and sewed up both sides and one end. Slits are cut for the arms. It is placed over the head and partially covering the body. It makes … Continue reading

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16 July 2019 Cucamelon (Melothria scabra)

16 July 2019 Cucamelon (Melothria scabra) Posted on July 16, 2019 by Durgan http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/16%20July%202019%20Cucamelon/HTML/ 16 July 2019 Cucamelon Cucamelon is producing fruit. The plants grows very fast. There are about 8 fruit today. It tasted exactly like a cucumber, but … Continue reading

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16 July 2019 Black Currants (First picking for 2019)

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/16%20July%202019%20Black%20Currants/HTML/index.htm 16 July 2019 Black Currants A few black currants were ripe and about a pound was picked. There are many green branches awaiting ripening. There are six plants in three places throughout the garden. The fruit makes a pleasant … Continue reading

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14 July 2019 Removing Cherry Pits (New Method)

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/14%20July%202019%20Removing%20Cherry%20Pits/HTML/ 14 July 2019 Removing Cherry Pits (New Method) My one cherry tree produced about 20 pounds of cherries, which was processed into pressure canned juice in two batches. The first batch pits were removed using a one time tool, … Continue reading

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13 July 2019 Cherry Processing (Tehranivee)

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/13%20July%20019%20Cherry%20Processing/HTML/ 13 July 2019 Cherry Processing The one Tehranivee Sweet Cherry tree in my home garden was partially harvested today. About seven pounds five liters of juice was made.Process was clean, remove pits by hand, add enough water to make … Continue reading

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12 July 2019 Soy tempeh

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/12%20July%202019%20Soy%20tempeh/HTML/ 12 July 2019 Soy tempeh This soy tempeh was fermented 26 hours and is excellent. Quantity 500 ml. Procedure was boil in water for 30 minutes then remove husks by rubbing and rinsing five times. Steam pressure cook for … Continue reading

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12 July 2019 Dinner

http://durgan.org/2019/July%202019/12%20July%202019%20Dinner/HTML/ 12 July 2019 Dinner Th garden is starting to produce and meals are prepared from the produce when possible. Today dinner was made from kale, potatoes, celery, onion, garlic and the one half ripe tomato. Produce was prepared and … Continue reading

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9 July 2019 Maruyama BT23L String Replacement

Replacing a string on a weed wacker can be challenging. It is difficult to describe and hands on practice is probably necessary. This describes the replacement on a 9 July 2019 Maruyama BT23L Weed Wacker. The internet videos are abysmal. … Continue reading

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Knee pad

In the garden it is necessary periodically to go hands and knees to remove produce and weeds. I have used various types over the years and found all wanting. I decided to order the type described in this post. Today … Continue reading

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