Monthly Archives: May 2015

Rain

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?NPXKV 31 May 2015 Rain This is the first reasonable rain in about two months in my area. My four 45 gallon drums on each downspout are full. I use the wheelbarrow as my practical rain gauge. Half full is … Continue reading

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Kale Chives Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HEJIO 30 May 2015 Kale Chives Juice Kale and chives were available in the garden and eight pounds of kale and three pounds of chives were made into juice (10 one liter jars) and pressure canned at 15 PSI for … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Apple Juice

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?LBCQJ 29 May 2015 Rhubarb Apple Juice Eleven pounds of rhubarb was pulled and mixed with five pounds of purchased apples, and made into ten liters of juice. Process is to cut rhubarb and apples into small pieces to facilitate … Continue reading

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Breakfast

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?VUZAY 29 May 2015 Breakfast This is my routine breakfast, consumed immediately after rising in the morning. It consists of previously prepared products, peas, nixtamalized corn, hummus, gruel and soy beans, and molasses and skim milk. A glass of mixed … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Buns

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YBJXQ 27 May 2015 Whole Wheat Buns This is my method of making whole wheat buns.The quantity is about 12 medium sized buns. Ingredients: Three cups whole wheat flour. Teaspoon of yeast. Teaspoon of white sugar. Teaspoon of salt. 1\8 … Continue reading

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Snowball Bush

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EEABY 26 May 2015 Snowball Bush Snowball Bush (Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’) is in full bloom. No bugs this year.

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Tomatoes 2015

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?XDMYT 23 May 2015 Tomatoes planted 37 plants Thirty seven tomato plants were placed in the outdoor garden. Types are Bonny Best 8, Black Krim 7, Paul Robeson 1, Morado 1, Beef Steak 3, Better Boy 4, Old German 1, … Continue reading

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Basil

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QOPMH 23 May 2015 Basil Eight Red Rubin Basil were planted outdoors. Basil can withstand no frost. I use the leaves in most of my vegetable juices. The purple types produce well.

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Eggplant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?YUHUP 23 May 2015 Eggplant Eight Eggplant were placed in the outdoor garden. Two types were chosen, Sicilian and Black Magic. This plant grows well in my zone 5.

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Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ARPXJ 23 May 2015 Peppers An acid solution about 1 to 10 is applied periodically.Without this application production is low and the fruit is misshapen. The plant can get heavily laden so a support is supplied.

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