Monthly Archives: May 2013

Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RGLRC 19 May 2013 Planting Peppers Outdoors Eight Sweet Bell Red Peppers plants were planted outdoors. They have strong roots and should produce well. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SRFQS 18 April 2013 Re-potting Red Bell Peppers Eight Sweet Red Bell pepper plants were purchased … Continue reading

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Parsley

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FTVGX 16 May 2013 Curled Parsley Placed outdoors Four Curled parsley was placed in the outdoor garden. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZXVGF 12 April 2013 Curled Parsley Four parsley plants were purchased and placed in individual pots to make strong roots for transplanting outdoors … Continue reading

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Basil (Purple Ruffles)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AOZDN 16 May 2013 Basil Placed outdoors Four Purple ruffles Basil was placed in the outdoor garden.This dark basil appears to produce less seed pods than the solid green.Four plants produce a large quantity of basil. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XLNXV 3 May Basil … Continue reading

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Egg Plant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OOBWT 16 May 2013 Egg Plant Placed outdoors Four egg plants (Black Beauty) were placed in the outdoor garden.Egg plant is most prolific in my garden. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PXAXN 3 May 2013 Egg Plant (Black Beauty) Four egg plant seedlings were purchased … Continue reading

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Radish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TOMSI 12 May 2013 Radish has germinated Germination in about ten days.Flea beetle is present so I have been spraying periodically with Neem oil and soap. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YOAAY 30 April 2013 Planting Radish. And eight foot row of two types of … Continue reading

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Carrots

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JWRRQ 12 May 2013 Germination The protection board was moved aside. Germination took about 12 days and appears to be almost 100%. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PHAIP 27 April 2013 Planting Carrot Two 12 foot rows of carrots were planted using the BOARD METHOD. … Continue reading

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City Compost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GLHEN 12 May 2013 Compost Pile. The city has no more compost for the public this year. My pile is five cubic yards. I drove 220 km or 22 km each day for ten days to collect this pile.It is … Continue reading

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Wasabi

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VTBAH 10 May 2013 Wasabi The one Wasabi plant rhizome survived the Winter (Zone 5). Slugs and possibly flea beetle attacked the plant last Summer. This year I applied slug bait to the area, and sprayed with a Neem soap … Continue reading

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Fern-Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LOBJU 9 May 2013 Fern-Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia) 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.My small cluster grows … Continue reading

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Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) Fruit Buds Forming.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OWPSW 9 May 2013 Pawpaw(Asimina triloba)Fruit Buds forming Two Pawpaw trees are in the garden, planted three years ago, purchased bare root with about three years of growth. Fruiting buds are growing, the first time. The leaves are just starting … Continue reading

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