Monthly Archives: December 2011

Weight Loss Food

Three months or about two pound per week is enough of a weight loss. I lost 21 pounds from 210 to about 189, and kept it off. This in about three to four months. First I quit buying sugar and … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Seed Removal Device

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WSXHU 28 December 2011 Pomegranate Seed Removal Device. Purchased this device when buying eight pomegranates for making into juice. The device works well and speeds up removing the seeds from the fruit without any mess. The fruit was made into … Continue reading

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Goja Berry (Lycium barbarum)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QBRBX 14 October 2009 Goja Berries. Various views of the berries and plants. Inspecting the garden after the first severe frost, six goja berries were discovered on one Chinese Wolfberry plant. This is after 18 months from seed growth. There … Continue reading

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Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Rubra’

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UQGXD 27 August 2008 Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Rubra’ / Rubra Japanese Flowering Quince http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FHHGF 31 August 2008 Chaenomeles japonica This plant has pretty flowers in the Spring, which turns into a hard fruit, which is probably the most sour ever encountered. … Continue reading

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8 September 2009 Peat moss and Coconut fiber comparison.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UFJVP 8 September 2009 Peat moss and Coconut fibre comparison. When using peat moss, usually the product is added to the medium straight from the bag. Experience has indicated that it does not mix well when water is added. There … Continue reading

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Wood Chip Mulch

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DQFDJ 14 September 2009 Wood Chip Mulch Over the last three years, I have become an advocate of mulch on all my garden beds. This wood mulch is supplied by the city available in one of the parks. It varies … Continue reading

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Enlarging the Vegetable Garden Area.

Enlarging the Vegetable Gardening Area 8 by 36 Feet. Annotations are on bottom left of photos. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CJQIH 30 April 2006 Garden Addition Sod Removed using kick sod cutter, Spaded and rototilled. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RRIOX 3 May 2006 Adding Compost http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PRGEX 4 May … Continue reading

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Losing Weight and Keeping it off.

My Juicer. Believe it or not I got mine for nothing. My son brought it to me from a friend who didn’t use it. At first I was not impressed, since I had a centrifugal juicer years past and found … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TYCWP 10 December 2011 Pomegranate Juice. Five large pomegranates were processed into juice. The cost is three for $5.00. All the pomegranates in the stores are very large and perfect condition from the USA. If the seeds are not removed … Continue reading

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Orange Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NYIJA 6 December 2011 Orange Juice Oranges were processed into juice for future use. Process: Skin, added water to cover, boil and beat into a mash. Strain, put the strainer residue through a juicer to extract maximum nutrients. Pressure canned … Continue reading

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