Monthly Archives: June 2013

Elderberry Bush Identification.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EVUYT 30 June 2013 Is this an Elderberry Bush? I utilize elderberries for making juice when the berries are ripe in September.The bushes are in bloom now and the cluster of bushes are easy to identify, so I drive around … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Vegetables

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EIVPU 29 June 2013 Dehydrating Vegetables. All the vegetables available in the garden were collected and made into a dry dehydrated product for long term storage at room temperature.Purpose to preserve abundant, quality produce for off season use. The product … Continue reading

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Colorado Potato Beetle

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SIGKH 22 June 2013 Colorado Potato Beetle. The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), also known the potato bug, is a pest of potato crops. This potato bug appears every year and can seriously damage a potato crop if not controlled. … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juicing.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UBAMR 21 June 2013 Vegetable Juicing The green vegetables in the garden were ready for using. Vegetables used,tomatoes, romaine lettuce, pak choi,kale, collards, mint, onion, chives,basil,dill.Everything available was made into a juice and pressure canned for long term storage at … Continue reading

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Weigela

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WDTQN 18 June 2013 Weigela This Weigela is particularly attractive this year, covered with flowers.It may be Wine and Roses’. The bush hides the down-spout rainwater barrels.Flowering is about two weeks later than 2012.

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Dracunculus vulgaris

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BXBWB 18 June 2013 Dracunculus vulgaris Almost in full bloom. There are several flowers this year. There is a slight odour and a few flies around pollinating. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TGOAQ 3 May 2013 Dracunculus vulgaris Dracunculus vulgaris (Voodoo Lily) is a perennial … Continue reading

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Sundrops

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EHTIE 18 June 2013 Sundrops Evening Primrose (Oenothera)This pretty perennial spreads a bit each year and is a blaze of yellow for about two weeks.There are several clumps throughout the garden.They are not quite at their peak.

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Mulberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XQQOD 17 June 2013 Bird Protection for weeping, fruiting, black fruit, mulberry bush Fruiting mulberry bush bird protection via a fibre glass screen cage, supported by eight foot rebar and held in place with plastic ties. Trays are placed under … Continue reading

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Green Produce Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OFQLU 17 June 2013 Green Produce Juice Juice was made from the green produce in the garden, romaine lettuce,broccoli,pak choi, some kale, chives, mint, dill, radish.The broccoli was starting to bolt. The produces was cut into small pieces and cooked … Continue reading

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Strawberry

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MJNXX 16 June 2013 Dehydrated Strawberries Five pounds of strawberries were dehydrated as a slurry for 12 hours at 145F/63C. This is a fruit leather.The product may be vacuum packed and kept for long periods depending upon he amount of … Continue reading

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