Monthly Archives: September 2013

Pitting Plums

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XVGRS 13 September 2013 Pitting Plums It was necessary to remove the pits from 40 pounds of plums. After some thought, it was decided to try my cherry pit removal tool.This tool is available in the kitchen tool section of … Continue reading

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Juicing Apples

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PTKKA 12 September 2013 Juicing Apples Twenty pounds of McIntosh apples was made into juice thirteen litres of juice. Apples are just coming into season. The complete apple was utilized. Process was washed, cut into quarters, water added to cover, … Continue reading

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Seedling soil

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IEVCS 11 September 2013 Seedling Soil Seedling soil for the 2014 season.The underlying nutrient soil was the compost heap brought in this Spring supplied by the city. It was modified using some knowledge and information from previous subjective experience.Ingredients added … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?KAUFC 9 September 2013 Vegetable Juice Six vegetables were processed into ten litres of juice. Ingredients were 20 pounds of lemon boy tomatoes,celery, beets, basil, kale, Walla Walla onion.The jars were pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for … Continue reading

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Pears.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NUNKD 8 September 2013 Pears Juicing Twenty pounds of pears from one tree in my garden were processed into 11 litres of juice. The pears were washed,trimmed and cooked until soft, then blended into a homogeneous slurry and strained through … Continue reading

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Walla Walla Onion

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MOUDE 5 September 2013 Walla Walla Onion The last onions of the season. The largest was two pounds. they were utilized over the growing season. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YVZHF 8 April 2013 Walla Walla Onion Thirty four Walla Walla Onion seedlings were planted … Continue reading

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Russian Blue Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NRHSB 5 September 2013 Russian Blue Potato Harvest. Forty pounds of Russian blue potatoes were collected from eleven plants for 3.6 pounds average per plant.Thirty pounds will be used over the Winter, and ten set aside for seed in 2014.Quality … Continue reading

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Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AGBJP 3 September 2013 Vegetable Juice Most of the currant garden vegetables were made into 13 litres of vegetable juice. Main products were tomatoes and kale. Pictures depict the process.

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Viking Potato

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HSJDL 2 September 2013 Viking Potato Harvest Fourteen Viking potato plants were harvested. The average yield was about 3 pounds per plant of very high quality large tubers. Forty pounds were placed in the cold room for long term storage. … Continue reading

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