Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mulching Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CPYPL 30 May 2014 Mulching Potatoes Two rows of potatoes were mulched with wood chips to retain moisture during the growing season. The plants were hilled and the trench was filled in with left-over potting mix and some compost. One … Continue reading

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Garden

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?URBFH 29 May 2014 Garden Garden to date. Growth is substantial even though Spring has been cool.The only insect that has surfaced is the flea beetle which attacks the leaves of the Pak Choy. I am attempting controlling with soap … Continue reading

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Tomatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?GGOCL 30 May 2014 Applying mulch to tomato bed Wood chip mulch was applied to the tomato bed. This is to retain moisture during the season. The chips are readily available at $10.00 per cubic yard, and I pick them … Continue reading

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Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YSYAR 28 May 2014 Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) Two Pawpaw trees are producing flowers. This is the second time flowers have been produced. Last year the flowers all fell off. In about seven years since planting no fruit has been produced. … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatoes

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EROJY 4 September 2014 Sweet Potato One sweet potato plant was dug up. My first attempt at growing this cultivar. There are eight plants and the remainder will be left in the ground until just before the arrival of frost … Continue reading

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Sweet Peppers.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UTWHD 26 May 2014 Sweet Peppers Four California Wonder and four Yellow Bell peppers were placed in the outdoor garden. These were purchased in a flat and transplanted to a larger pot and kept in the greenhouse for about a … Continue reading

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Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?UOUNH 26 May 2014 Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) Three strong rooted Cape Gooseberry plants were transplanted outdoors. These plants are slow growing and require a very long season. These were grown from seed in the greenhouse.

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Cantaloupe

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XZOGG 28 May 2014 Mulching Cantaloupe bed with wood chips. I purchase half a yard of wood chips, which are picked up in my van as required. Cost is five dollars a load or ten per yard. A half a … Continue reading

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Asparagus Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FUEPK 1 June 2014 Asparagus Juiced Two pounds of asparagus was made into two liters of juice. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LIZZG 28 May 2014 Asparagus Juice Three pounds of asparagus made into two liters of juice. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LCUDR 26 May 2014 Asparagus Juice. Two … Continue reading

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Asparagus

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SWFWN 1 June 2014 Asparagus Picked Two pounds picked today. To date 15 pounds. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?BHGJO 28 May 2014 Asparagus Three Pounds of asparagus picked. Total to date 13 pounds. http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ZDTED 26 May 2014 Asparagus (Two Pounds) Two pounds picked today. … Continue reading

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