Monthly Archives: April 2011

Compost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VQCHQ 14 April 2011 Compost from 2009 The compost material from 2009 was mixed using the rototiller. This material will be spread as required. The containing structure was rotting, so it will be replaced after removing the compost pile. A … Continue reading

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Peas (Lincoln) Planting

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PLMDI 12 April 2011 Peas Lincoln Planting Lincoln peas were planted at 2 inch spacing along a 4 by 8 foot reinforcing concrete wire support. This type of support is readily available at hardware stores and is easy to work … Continue reading

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Parsnip Sowing Seed.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ASIVP 12 April 2011 All American Parsnips Parsnip seed sowed at 2 inch spacing, which will be thinned to about four inches after growth commences. Parsnip seed can be difficult to germinate, and seed should be from last years plants … Continue reading

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Planting Beet Seed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NKRGT 11 April 2011 Planting Beet Seed Detroit Red beets seed was planted. A four inch wide board marks the row, and the seeds are placed carefully along the board pattern at about two inch spacing, and the width of … Continue reading

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Planting Carrot Seed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VMFTS 11 April 2011 Planting Carrot Seed Carrot seed is small and if temperature is above 27 C the seed fails to germinate. I mark the row with 4 inch board and carefully lay the seed about two inches apart … Continue reading

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Planting Onion bulbs

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GLSDF 11 April 2011 Planting Onion bulbs A row of two types of onions were planted. (Spanish and Yellow) Spacing in row is about six inches and bulb depth is just below the surface. Onions can take some cold weather … Continue reading

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Rototilled Beds raked Smooth

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UAMRH 11 April 2011. Rototilled Beds raked Smooth The garden beds were rototilled yesterday, and this morning they were raked smooth, ready for planting.

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Garden Beds Rototilled.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NWUPJ 10 April 2011 Blueberry. Garden Beds Spring Rototilled. All the garden beds were rototilled today for the 2011 season.. They will be raked smooth and ready for planting when the weather warms. The ground temperature at about six inches … Continue reading

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Strawberry Plants

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DJVHK 9 April 2011 Strawberryh Patch. Wood mulch removed The winter wood mulch was removed from the Strawberry patch. The mulch will be added when the plants are in full growth to give a clean surface to protect the berries … Continue reading

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Russian Blue Potatoes Fall Planting

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AQWQL 29 September 2010 Russian Blue Potatoes Fall Planting Noticing over the last few years that potatoes missed when digging in the Fall are in perfect condition, and start growing early in the Spring, I decided to determine if a … Continue reading

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