Monthly Archives: April 2013

Root Parsley

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BKLJZ 30 April 2013 Root Parsley planting seeds. An eight food row of root parsley seeds was planted using the board method. This vegetable is a good replacement for the parsnip and both the tops and root are utilized. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LOFXQ … Continue reading

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Parsnips

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DMVLA 30 April 2013 Parsnips Planted Board Method. An eight foot row of ALL American parsnips was planted using the board method.Seed was saved from 2011/2012 crop. Apparently parsnip seed has to be fresh to germinate, probably meaning one year … Continue reading

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Lungwort – Pulmonaria

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DMSZU 29 April 2013 Lungwort – Pulmonaria This plant(Pulmonaria) given to me last Summer and I planted it in a shady spot in a free space. Lo and behold it bloomed this Spring and is quite attractive. Apparently when the … Continue reading

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Crocus

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XNBTP 16 April 2013 Crocus Crocus at their peak. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CZILP 7 April 2013 Crocus (plural: crocuses, croci) The first crocuses are blooming. These flowers are always a delight, since they are true harbingers of Spring, being the first sign of … Continue reading

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Romaine Lettuce

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CCTPL 16 April 2013 Romaine Lettuce Eight Romaine lettuce plants were purchased in flats and placed in individual pots, which will be kept in the greenhouse for two weeks before planting in the outdoor garden.This procedure gives the plants strong … Continue reading

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Kumato Tomato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BNJPI 12 April 2013 Kumato Tomato Seedlings The seeds were obtained from a package of tomatoes purchased in the supermarket. The seeds were treated as one would in saving tomato seeds. Germination was slow, but now they appear to be … Continue reading

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Preparing Garden Bed

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KSPVO 7 April 2013 Preparing Garden Bed Preliminary conditioning of main garden bed.Temperature was about 14C and sunny. Moisture level in the garden was perfect so the initial rototilling was undertaken. Various plants and seed will be planted starting about … Continue reading

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