Monthly Archives: May 2015

Cucumbers

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?FRPAG 23 May 2015 Planting Cucumbers Six Cross Country Cucumber (Hybrid) seed pots were started in the greenhouse about four weeks ago and placed in the outdoor garden along a prepared trellis. There are two or three plants in each … Continue reading

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Indian Corn

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HMGPN 22 May 2015 Planting Indian Corn About 80 seeds of various Indian Corn was planted in an area of 8 feet by 12 feet. The seeds were allowed to sprout in water for about three days to insure germination. … Continue reading

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Cucumber Trellis

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JEHXS 18 May 2015 Cucumber Trellis A cucumber trellis was prepared being two 4 by 8 foot reinforcing concrete wires about three feet apart. About 9 plants will be trained to climb the mesh. This keeps the fruit off the … Continue reading

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Lilacs

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RCHWI 18 May 2015 Lilacs Two garden lilacs are in full bloom.

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Marsh Marigold

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?EOCUN 10 May 2015 Marsh Marigold This was dug from a marsh,along side the road, covered with the plants in flower about ten years ago. It blooms in early Spring, dies completely back, and reappears again the next year.

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Celery

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?OHMHR 10 May 2015 Celery Eight celery plants were moved to the outdoor garden.The plants were in the greenhouse for about ten days to establish strong roots.

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Paeonia tenuifolia ( Fern-Leaf Peony )

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MTATM 10 May 2015 Paeonia tenuifolia ( Fern-Leaf Peony) The beautiful Paeonia tenuifolia (Fern-Leaf Peony) is in full bloom.

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Escarole

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?JCDCG 10 May 2015 Escarole This is my first experience growing this plant http://www.cookthink.com/reference/2667/What_is_escarole Description.

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Asparagus

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MVCLD 8 May 2015 Asparagus The first Asparagus (Guelph Millennium) was harvested today. Two pounds were obtained. The bed was created about five years ago and consists of about ten plants. The stalks need be cut about every other day. … Continue reading

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City Compost

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ERHXL 8 May 2015 City Compost The city supplies vegetative compost free of charge during the month of may. Pick up two garbage cans once a day. I use a box in the van about half a cubic yard and … Continue reading

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