Monthly Archives: September 2013

Horseradish (Planting)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BTCQH 26 September 2013 Horseradish Two horseradish plants are sufficient for my needs. Two strong pieces were selected when the condiment was prepared from last year’s planting. These were planted in a suitable area and heavily mulched with wood chips.Any … Continue reading

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Cleaning yard for Winter

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VXCGT 25 September 2013 Cleaning yard for Winter Weather is sunny and warm in the afternoons and the end of my growing season is approaching. I is a perfect time to clean and tidy for over-wintering. The spent produce vegetation … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VUNWP 21 September 2013 Butternut Squash.Juicing Squash is in season and readily available. Thirty pounds were purchased and processed into 19 litres of juice. The seeds were removed and discarded, since there were so few.The complete squash was cut into … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YQLKR 20 September 2013 Pumpkin Juicing Two pumpkins weighing total about 35 pounds were processed into 21 litres of juice.The pumpkins had seeds removed, were cut into small pieces, cooked until soft, beat into a slurry and placed in litre … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Seed Processing

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BYVPO 19 September 2013 Pumpkin Seed Processing Not liking roasted pumpkin seeds and wishing to utilize the inside of the seed pods a method of utilizing was devised. The seeds were cooked in a double boiler to prevent burning, liquid … Continue reading

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Horseradish

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BTQJY 18 September 2013 Horseradish.Processing. Horseradish plants were dug today and the roots made into a condiment. The boards under the plants made digging easy and the long roots were obtained almost intact. The roots were cut from the main … Continue reading

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Four Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QKUOF 17 September 2013 Four Vegetable Juice The end of the growing season is approaching. It was decided to make juice from some of the remaining vegetables, kale,tomatoes,celery and green peppers. About 20 pounds were processed for a total of … Continue reading

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Concord Grape Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QLLRO 16 September 2013 Concord Grape Juice. A supplier of pick your own grapes was found on Kijiji. I drove to St. Catherines and picked two pristine bushels or about 75 pounds of Concord grapes.Cost was $20.00 per bushel. The … Continue reading

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Juicing Concord Grapes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GYEIA 14 September 2013 Juicing Concord Grapes. My one Concord grape vine produced about 40 pounds of grapes, 30 after culling and cleaning.The grape clusters are slightly unevenly ripened but quite sweet, so it was decided to pick them.Fourteen litres … Continue reading

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Juicing Plums

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KLQWU 13 September 2013 Juicing Plums Forty pounds of plums were processed into 23 litres of juice. The plums were pitted, water added to cover, cooked until soft, blended into a slurry, strained through the food mill to remove some … Continue reading

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