Monthly Archives: January 2013

Beans

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SHZBI 24 January 2013 Beans Method of cooking dried beans. A litre of dried beans are prepared in the following manner. Washed, boiled for about 25 minutes,rinsed,made into a slurry, some black-strap molasses added, gently boiled to remove all air, … Continue reading

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Pruning Blackberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WOBTJ 19 January 2013 Pruning Blackberry There are two thorn-less blackberry bushes, supported by three, (12 feet wide) reinforcing concrete mesh, eight feet tall. The name of the cultivar is unknown, but the fruit is excellent,amongst the best I have … Continue reading

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Chitting potatoes.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XMKRU 7 January 2013 Chitting Potatoes Chitting potatoes is the process of growth under bright light conditions to form shoots from the eyes. This gives the seed stock an early start. This year I wish to experiment as follows: ONE. … Continue reading

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Checking seeds for viability.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SNZAE 5 January 2013 Walla Walla Onion Checking seeds for viability. The typical method.I require about sixty Walla Walla onion seedlings.It is most annoying to plants seeds and find that the germination is very low, so I check them using … Continue reading

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Making Beef Jerky.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GFWKU 3 January 2013 Beef Jerky It was decided to make beef jerky from about 1.9 pounds of flank steak. The steak was cut into strips longitudinally or with the grain. The product was then marinated with a home mixture … Continue reading

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