Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cross Country Cucumberr

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SSJEC 15 May 2011 Cross Country Cucumbers Cucumbers are started indoors about 4 to 5 weeks before transplanting in the outdoor garden. This is far more advantageous than direct seeding, since the cucumbers get an early start, and germination is … Continue reading

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Fruit in the home garden

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AIACO 14 May 2011 Fruit in the home garden Pictures of the fruit grown in my home garden. A few bushes can produce a large quantity of fruit. Most of my produce is consumed raw, and for preservation I utilize … Continue reading

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Garden

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CSADM 14 May 2011 Garden Pictures of the garden. It has been a wet Spring, and relatively cool. It is raining today. It should be observed that planting is early for Zone 5, and this is acceptable providing there is … Continue reading

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Tulips

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JLAZS 10 May 2011 Tulips Tulips are in full bloom. I have two beds of these plants. They add a little color at this time of year.

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Yukon Gold Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UPWCU 8 May 2011 Yukon Gold Potatoes Six Yukon gold potatoes were planted in a trench 8 feet by 1 foot wide. They will be carefully attended during the growing season to ascertain the potatoes by weight, that can be … Continue reading

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City Compost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UXSLI 6 May 2011 City Compost The City of Brantford supplies free of charge vegetative compost during the month of May. Two garbage cans are permitted daily, about half a cubic yard. I pick up daily and store in my … Continue reading

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Garlic Growth

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ACHAN 3 May 2011. Garlic Growth. Planted on 9 August 2010. This hard neck garlic was planted on 9 August 2010. All ~200 cloves are growing well. It has been a very wet April and is even raining today, and … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VJWPP 2 May 2011 Planting: Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower. These plants were purchased form a commercial greenhouse. They are cold weather crops, so early May is an appropriate time to plant. All these members of the cabbage family grow … Continue reading

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