Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hardy hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SJUFI 31 July 201 Hardy hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos) This Hardy hibiscus bush is a perennial and is cut to the ground each Fall, and grows to this large size rather quickly each year. The flowers only last one day, but … Continue reading

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Spanish Onions

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CETZA 30 July 2011 Onions The two rows of onions were pulled today (about 60 onions). Time to pull is determined by the stalks falling over and going soft just above the bulb. They will be allowed to dry in … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YBOFM 29 July 2011 Tomato Juice There were about 15 liters of ripe,fresh tomatoes in the garden, which were made into tomato juice. Twelve liters of juice was produced. The pictures depict the procedure, which is: Wash, cut into fours, … Continue reading

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European Gooseberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XNSBV 27 July 2011 European Gooseberry About 8 quarts of gooseberries were picked from my one European Gooseberry bush. The berries are very large and sweet. They change color slightly when ripe to a rusty red tint, but most are … Continue reading

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Red Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) Oakland,ON

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DVRHW 26 July 2011 Red Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans) Oakland,ON This beautiful plant is growing up a hydro pole at the entrance to a private property in the small village of Oakland, ON Canada..

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Blueberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UVVUJ 26 July 2011 Blueberry Picking and Processing into Juice. Twenty two pounds of Blueberries were picked at a commercial farm, and pressure canned. They were priced at $2.75 per pound. Procedure was to wash, cook slightly, make into a … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Juice.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TNNHT 26 July 2011 Sour Cherry Juice. Found a farm selling sour cherries, pitted, and frozen with no additives, cost 13 dollars for 10 pounds. I decided to make juice. Method was to cover with water, boil gently for five … Continue reading

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Lemon Boy Tomato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DQVFO 25 July 2011 Lemon Boy Tomato This tomato is a hybrid and is almost perfect in shape and is an ideal size. Texture is nice and it is one of the most prolific tomatoes that I have grown. Being … Continue reading

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Black Krim Tomato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YWWST 25 July 2011 Black Krim Tomato There are about ten Black Krim tomato plants. This is my favorite tomato. It is a dark fleshed heritage type, which I grew from seed. It has a nice texture and certainly a … Continue reading

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Black Krim Tomato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YWWST 25 July 2011 Black Krim Tomato There are about ten Black Krim tomato plants. This is my favorite tomato. It is a dark fleshed heritage type, which I grew from seed. It has a nice texture and certainly a … Continue reading

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