Monthly Archives: July 2011

Phlox paniculata

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AFLCY 25 July 2011 Phlox paniculata Phlox paniculata. Common name: Summer Phlox This pretty red flower blooms most of the Summer. I do water it periodically. It is a perennial and survives the Winter well.

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Physalis pruinosa (Aunt Molly’s Ground Cherry)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZHJPX 25 July 2011 Physalis pruinosa (Aunt Molly’s Ground Cherry) A ground cherry plant will produce probably a six quart basket or more in a good year. I have two plants and picked a few cherries today. The fruit falls … Continue reading

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Yellow beans

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YPNWO 25 July 2011 Yellow Beans Four liters of yellow beans were picked from an eight foot row. The beans were processed into juice and pressured cooked for long term storage at room temperature. A juicer that was given to … Continue reading

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Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YJHUB 24 July 2011 Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) This pretty vine should be planted away from buildings, due to the vigorous root and vegetative growth. It will climb on anything and take over. The growth is unbelievable. Mine is at … Continue reading

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Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BSKVI 24 July 2011 Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) Theses bushes were planted as small twigs about six years ago. They were the first plants in the grass covered yard. I dug them from a friends garden. They are prolific late bloomers … Continue reading

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Cucumber

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BSZKD 23 July 2011 Cross Country Cucumber. Cross Country Cucumber is the only type grown. There are seven plants between the supporting trellis. I use it as slicing table vegetable, and this year I will make some dills. It is … Continue reading

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American Gooseberry (Ribes hirtellum)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DRAPP 22 July 2011 American Gooseberry (Ribes hirtellum). Gooseberry varieties fall into two categories: the small fruited but mildew resistant American gooseberry (Ribes hirtellum) and the larger European gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa) About three liters of (Ribes hirtellum)berries were picked, and … Continue reading

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Crocosmia “Lucifer”

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TPJDE 21 July 2011 Crocosmia “Lucifer” http://www.perennials.com/seeplant.html?item=1.170.600 More information about this pretty plant. Two clumps of this pretty perennial has been in my garden about three years. It is starting to thrive, since it was moved from a partially shady … Continue reading

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Blackcurrant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RRZRJ 21 July 2011 Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) There is one blackcurrant bush in the garden. It produced about four liters of fine berries. Juice was made covering with water, boiling for about 20 minutes and beating into a mash using … Continue reading

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Goji Berry or Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FQOFO 19 July 2011 Goji Berry or Wolfberry (Lycium barbarum) One of the two bushes in the garden is producing a few goji berries. The berries are sweet and pleasant tasting, but few in number. This is the fourth year … Continue reading

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