Monthly Archives: April 2012

Compost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XHKLG 30 April 2012 Compost. The city supplies compost for pick-up during the month of April at no charge. I go every day for a load and store in my yard for applying to the garden in the Fall. It … Continue reading

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Mung Bean Sprouts

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VNYTR 30 April 2012 Mung Bean Sprouts My method of making beans sprouts. This method is very simple. Soak beans in water for 8 to 12 hours. Place a reasonable quantity in litre jars, place jars in a dark place, … Continue reading

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Cabbage

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UXPTQ 29 April 2012 Cabbage Eight cabbage plants were placed in the outdoor garden. There are two types four of one kind and four of another.The seedlings were purchased in flats and placed in individual pots to establish strong roots … Continue reading

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Broccoli

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VMENJ 29 April 2012 Broccoli Eleven broccoli plants were placed in the outdoor garden.Plants were purchased and placed in individual pots to establish a strong root system for about ten days and kept in the greenhouse. Pictures depict the operation. … Continue reading

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Cauliflower

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UIBYQ 29 April 2012 Cauliflower Nine cauliflower plants were placed in the outdoor garden. The plants were purchased from a nursery and transplanted into pots to establish a strong root system and kept in the greenhouse. Cauliflower must mature before … Continue reading

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Greenhouse

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PZVLA 28 April 2012 Greenhouse. My little greenhouse is getting full of plants. It has been so cold that the hardy vegetables have not been planted outdoors. All plants are healthy and thriving. I will be able to plant Romaine … Continue reading

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Pak Choy

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RODLA 28 April 2012 Pak Choy germinated. It has been very cold the last ten days even hard frosts some nights. It appears the complete row has germinated. Pak Choy is a favourite of flea beetles as are radish, so … Continue reading

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Pilot Bread (Flax)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LLLFD 27 April 2012 Pilot Bread Flax. Pilot bread was made using whole wheat flour and flax. An amount of flax was cracked in the blender with sufficient water to completely break the seeds, determined by whirling at the top … Continue reading

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Blueberry. Bluecrop and Patriot.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HXFUL 26 April 2012 Changing pH for Blueberry Bushes Some sulphur was applied to the blueberry bushes to eventually lower the pH to around 5.5. The mulch was removed from around each plant and sulphur applied. The sulphur was worked … Continue reading

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Fern-Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BQQMY 25 April 2012 Fern-Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia) Flowers The buds have opened up on the fern-leaf peony. The red colour and bright face are most attractive. Many in a tight cluster are very pleasing to the eye. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DKZVN 21 … Continue reading

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