Monthly Archives: June 2015

Garlic bulbils

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RGXCB 10 May 2015 Garlic bulbils The garlic bulbils, saved seed, is growing well. They will produce one large clove at harvest time in July. It appear all that were planted germinated. http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/29%20June%202015%20Garlic%20bulbils/HTML/ 29 June 2015 Garlic bulbils The garlic … Continue reading

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Rain

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/28%20June%202015%20Rain/HTML/ 28 June 2015 Rain The wheelbarrow is used as my rain gauge. It has rained most of 27 June and is still spitting on the 28. Temperature is only 10 degrees C. There is a slight bit of flooding … Continue reading

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23 June 2015 Garden Overview

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/23%20June%202015%20Garden%20Overview/HTML/ 23 June 2015 Garden Overview Pictures of the garden,annotated, to record for posterity.

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Vegetable Juice

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/20%20June%202015%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 20 June 2015 Vegetable Juice Twenty, one liter jars of juice was made from garden vegetables and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for storage.The vegetables available were kale, escarole, basil, celery and onion.Annotated pictures depict the … Continue reading

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Hot Peppers

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/20%20June%202015%20Hot%20Peppers/HTML/ 20 June 2015 Hot Peppers Purchased 8 hot pepper plants and placed in the garden.It appears the weather will be warm for the foreseeable future so they should thrive.

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Refractometer for Measuring Sugar Content

http://www.amazon.ca/SainSmart-Refractometer-Measuring-Sugar-Content/product-reviews/B000FBL2G0/ref=dpx_acr_txt?showViewpoints=1 Sainstore Refractometer for Measuring Sugar Content Recently purchased this simple device to measure sugar content or BRIX of my various juices. It has a scale of from 0 to 32 brix and at first look appears to be a … Continue reading

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Fruiting Mulberry Bush

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/17%20June%202015%20Fruiting%20Mulberry%20Bush/HTML/ 17 June 2015 Fruiting Mulberry Bush The fruiting mulberry bush was wrapped in a fiber glass screen to protect form the ravages of birds.The fruit is plentiful this year and perobably five to ten pounds will be harvested.Without protection … Continue reading

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Dracunculus vulgaris

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/17%20June%202015%20Dracunculus%20vulgaris/HTML/ Dracunculus vulgaris (Voodoo Lily) is a perennial and starts growing in the Spring almost following the receding snow. It dies down completely during the early Summer. It is purely ornamental.It has a strong carnivore odor which attracts flies for … Continue reading

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Colorado Potato Beetle.

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/17%20June%202015%20Colorado%20Potato%20Beetle/HTML/ The Colorado Potato Beetle has surfaced on my potatoes. These are pictures of the hatched eggs, no adults have been seen to date. Due to my small number of plants they are hand picked as necessary for control. They … Continue reading

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Sundrops

http://www.durgan.org/2015/June%202015/16%20June%202015%20Sundrops/HTML/ 16 June 2015 Sundrops, Evening Primrose (Oenothera) This pretty perennial spreads a bit each year and is a blaze of yellow for about two weeks. There are three clumps in the garden area.

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