Monthly Archives: September 2011

Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IEYFX 12 September 2011 Potatoes. Potatoes were dug today after all the vegetation had died off. This was not my finest moment,since my expectations are from 4 to 8 pound per plant. Total was about was about 50, to 60 … Continue reading

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Pear Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XLGIU 12 September 2011 Pear Juice Pears from my one tree have been left to ripen on the counter in a covered basket with one banana enclosed to produce ethylene gas which aids ripening. Amazing, they ripened almost to rotting … Continue reading

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Ripening Pears

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LMJLH 7 September 2011 Ripening Pears Pears are picked from the tree when not soft or basically unripe, determined when of sufficient size, which is subjective. The pears are then placed in a relatively sealed container or paper bag for … Continue reading

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Pears

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BLCQP 4 September 2011 Pears Pears were picked today, since the squirrels were starting to eat them. The pears are very hard and quite large. The type of pear is unknown. Pears are picked unripe and allowed to ripen indoors, … Continue reading

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