Monthly Archives: August 2013

Yukon Gold Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QSIBX 31 August 2013 Yukon Gold Harvest Nine Yukon Gold potato plants were remaining after all the vegetation had died off. The average yield was 2.5 pounds per plant, which is low but the size and quality of the tubers … Continue reading

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Blackberry juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ETXXE 28 August 2013 Blackberry juice Three pounds of thorn-less blackberry were processed into three litres of juice. The berries were processed through the Champion Juicer to remove the seeds. Two litres of water was added and boiled for about … Continue reading

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Niagara Grapes made into Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CNJSN 27 August 2013 Niagara Grapes made into Juice Forty pounds of Niagara Grapes from the garden were made into 18 litres of juice. The grapes were cut from the vine, removed from the substrate using a mesh, washed, cooked, … Continue reading

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Sovereign Coronation Grape Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YQRRF 27 August 2013 Sovereign Coronation Grape Juice There are four grape vines in the garden. Boca Noir, Sovereign coronation, Concord and Niagara. Sovereign coronation and Niagara are ripe and the harvest was made into juice. Sovereign coronation produced 10 … Continue reading

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Tomato Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VUEFV 26 August 2013 Tomato Vegetable Juice Twenty six litres of juice was made from garden produce. Utilized were tomatoes,basil,celery,peppers,Walla Walla onion,garlic. The produce (40 pounds) was cut into small pieces, water added to cover, cooked until soft and blended … Continue reading

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Peach Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?DGVNO 24 August 2013 Peach Juice Redhaven Peaches were ripe so were processed into 16 litres of juice. A total of 25 pounds were picked.The pits were hand removed and five litres of water was added to the cooking pot. … Continue reading

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Elderberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XJAVL 22 August 2013 Elderberry Juice Five pounds of elderberry (Sambucus canadensis) were picked today and made into five litres of juice.The berries were plucked from the bushes with the substrate attached, swiped across a mesh to remove the berries, … Continue reading

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Twenty one litres of Blueberry Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LQRAS 21 August 2013 Twenty one litres of Blueberry Juice Thirty pounds of blueberries were picked from a commercial farm. Kent Kreek Berries is a scenic family blueberry farm close to Simcoe, ON, near the North shore of Lake Erie.The … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juicing

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?WCMTC 17 August 2013 Vegetable Juicing Current garden vegetables were made into 12 litres of juice. Vegetables used were tomato, carrots,green beans,basil,egg plant, cucumber, green pepper and celery. Basically boiled until soft, made into a slurry,food mill strained, and Champion … Continue reading

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Redhaven Peach Tree

http://durgan.org/2013/August%202013/8%20August%202013%20Redhaven%20Peach%20Tree/HTML/ 8 August 2013 Redhaven Peach Tree My one peach tree is producing excellent fruit to date. I eat all the fruit fresh if at all possible. A tree ripened peach is a marvel. The fruit will be ripe in … Continue reading

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