Monthly Archives: April 2016

30 April 2016 Garden Beds Prepared.

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/30%20April%202016%20Beds%20Worked/HTML/ 30 April 2016 Beds Worked All garden beds are rototilled ready for planting in late May. The small rototiller is used and it does an excellent job. During May I get half a yard of compost from the city … Continue reading

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29 April 2016 Starting Cucumbers

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/15%20May%202016%20Cucumbers/HTML/ 15 May 2016 Cucumbers Cucumbers are thriving in the greenhouse. Planting outdoors is about the end of May. http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/6%20May%202016%20Cucumbers%20Germinated/HTML/ 6 May 2016 Cucumbers Germinated The cucumber seeds germinated in six days from planting. Temperature was from 25 to 30C. … Continue reading

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28 April 2016 Sweet Potato Slips

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/27%20June%20016%20Sweet%20Potato/HTML/ 27 June 016 Sweet Potato Ten sweet potatoes are growing in a protected enclosure to inhibit rabbit deprecations. The slips for two of the plants were produced from a supermarket potato. The other eight were ordered from the internet. … Continue reading

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25 April 2016 Mulch

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/25 April 2016 Mulch/HTML 25 April 2016 Mulch All vegetation in my garden is heavily mulched each year with about one year old wood chips. I purchase at $10.00 per yard plus $30.00 delivery and require ten yards to … Continue reading

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24 April 2016 Vidalia onions

http://durgan.org/2016/August%202016/8%20August%202016%20Vidalia%20Onion/HTML/ 8 August 2016 Vidalia Onion My patch of Vidalia onions were harvested today. All the green part had fallen over and was soft. Nineteen pounds were obtained a total of 24 bulbs. The smallest was 298 grams and the … Continue reading

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24 April 2016 Seedlings

http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/24 April 2016 Seedlings/HTML 24 April 2016 Seedlings A variety of seeding are purchased when small from local suppliers and replanted in separate containers to obtain a robust root system before planting in the outdoor garden. The plants will … Continue reading

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23 April 2016 Sugar Snap Peas

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/23%20April%202016%20Sugar%20Snap%20Peas/HTML/ 23 April 2016 Sugar Snap Peas A 16 foot row of sugar snap peas were planted along a trellis running alongside the deck. The peas produce a filled shell and an edible pod, so everything in one.The area was … Continue reading

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22 April 2016 Parsnips

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/22%20April%202016%20Parsnips/HTML/ 22 April 2016 Parsnips An eight foot row of parsnips was planted using the board method. Parsnips are usually hard to geminate, and fresh seed should be used each year.

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22 April 2016 Walla Walla Onion

http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/22%20April%202016%20Walla%20Walla%20Onion/HTML/ 22 April 2016 Walla Walla Onion An 8 square foot area was planted with Walla Walla Onion Seed using the board method. The onion grows to about softball size and is not hot. Makes nice raw material for sandwiches.

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22 April 2016 Beets Planted

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/29%20May%202016%20Beets/HTML/ 29 May 2016 Beets Beets are growing well. This is about 5 weeks of growth since planting. Mulch will be applied, when more is obtained. http://durgan.org/2016/April 2016/22 April 2016 Beets Planted/HTML 22 April 2016 Beets Planted An eight foot … Continue reading

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