Monthly Archives: June 2011

Strawberry Patch

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PLNKS 13 June 2011 Strawberry Patch The first strawberries were picked about 4.5 pounds from an area of 8 by 12 feet. There are two types intermixed, ever bearing and June bearing. A screen is thrown over the area to … Continue reading

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Weigela

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HTSGG 13 June 2011 Weigela This Weigela is particularly attractive. I suspect it is Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’, but there are many similar with different names. The bush sort of hides the downspout rainwater barrels.

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Spiderwort

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DNHLB 10 June 2011 Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis) There are three clumps in my garden. The blue flowers always appear to be staring in the morning, until they close in the afternoon.

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Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HCGEA 10 June 2011 Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove) This plants was purchased from a greenhouse and planted in 2010. It did not bloom last year, but had very healthy, vigorous vegetation.

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Broccoli

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QVUBG 8 June 2011 Broccoli The first broccoli is ready for harvest. The warm weather hit suddenly and the heads are not as full as when the weather is cool. Some of the heads are starting to open up even … Continue reading

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6 June 2011 Vegetable and Fruit Garden

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LGFAK 6 June 2011 Vegetable and Fruit Garden The home garden is growing well after a horrendously poor start due to much rain in April and May. The pictures depict the vegetables and fruit grown in about 3000 square feet … Continue reading

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Coral Bells (Heuchera)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZPUYR 5 June 2011 Coral Bells (Heuchera) The small patch of Coral Bells flowers every year. The small, red flowers are usually gently swinging in a breeze.

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Lupine

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AEALQ 5 June 2011 Lupine This Lupine was planted last Spring and is flowering this year. It is a nice replacement for my prize delphinium, which did not survive this year.

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Monarch Butterfly

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VGRYM 5 June 2011 Monarch Butterfly On my daily walk an almost dead Monarch Butterfly was found. This is the first Monarch seen this year. Milkweed is grown in my garden in an attempt to attract this interesting insect.

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Vegetable and Fruit Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YTLUO 5 June 2011 Juice Juice is made utilizing fruit and vegetables that are available. Each product is blended with water then placed in a large container and mixed and blended a second time to make a the mixture homogenous. … Continue reading

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