Monthly Archives: May 2016

23 May 2016 Green Bush Beans

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/23%20May%202016%20Green%20Bush%20Beans/HTML/ 23 May 2016 Green Bush Beans An 8 foot row of green bush beans was planted. A board was placed on top of the row to encourage germination by inhibiting soil drying due to Sun. Soil temperature was 22C.It … Continue reading

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22 May 2016 Hilling potatoes

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/22%20May%202016%20Hilling%20potatoes/HTML/ 22 May 2016 Hilling potatoes Three rows (18) of Pontiac Red potatoes were large enough to hill. The soil along the row was hilled around the plant. The hollow made was filled with compost. The bed was then heavily … Continue reading

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22 May 2016 Watering

http://durgan.org/2016/May 2016/22 May 2016 Watering/HTML 22 May 2016 Watering Every effort is made to use rainwater for watering. There are four 45 gallon drums for collection, two on each side of the house. The water is transported to the garden … Continue reading

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21 May 2016 Planting Peppers

http://durgan.org/2016/May 2016/21 May 2016 Planting Peppers/HTML 21 May 2016 Planting Peppers Eight pepper plants were placed in the outdoor garden. Four are hot chilli, and four are red bell sweet. I dry the hot types and make into a powder. … Continue reading

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20 May 2016 Planting Basil

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/20%20May%202016%20Planting%20Basil/HTML/ 20 May 2016 Planting Basil Basil which has been in the green house was planted outdoors. Two type purchased in flats are Purple Ruffles (4) and Genovesse (8). Both grow well in my garden. Both are very similar except … Continue reading

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20 May 2016 Planting Cucumbers

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/26%20June%202016%20Cucumber/HTML/ 26 June 2016 Cucumber First two cucumbers were picked today. The cucumber vines are growing well up the trellis. http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/14%20June%202016%20Cucumbers/HTML/ 14 June 2016 Cucumbers The cucumbers are growing well and starting to vine. http://durgan.org/2016/May 2016/20 May 2016 Planting Cucumbers/HTML … Continue reading

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19 May 2016 Planting Tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/20%20May%202016%20Finish%20Planting%20Tomatoes./HTML/ 20 May 2016 Finish Planting Tomatoes. The last nine tomato plants were put in the garden. Types are Big beef 2,Beef steak 3, Better boy 2, Sicilian Saucer 2. Plants are supported by overhead strings. http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/19%20May%202016%20Planting%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 19 May 2016 … Continue reading

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10 May 2016 Asparagus

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/6%20June%202016%20Asparagus%20Today/HTML/ 6 June 2016 Asparagus One half pound cut today. This is a total of 14 pounds from the bed to this date. http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/6%20June%202016%20Asparagus/HTML/ 6 June 2016 Asparagus One pound cut today. Total to date 13.5 pounds. http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/2%20June%202016%20Asparagus/HTML/ 2 June … Continue reading

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17 May 2016 Asparagus Bed-Clean-up.

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/17%20May%202016%20Asparagus%20Bed/HTML/ 17 May 2016 Asparagus Bed Clean-up The asparagus bed was cleaned up. Last year’s stalks were pulled up. Each clump was watered with a pail of rainwater from the roof collection system. This was delivered by wheelbarrow. A milk … Continue reading

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Garlic

http://durgan.org/2016/May%202016/15%20May%202016%20Garlic/HTML/ 15 May 2016 Garlic Garlic, cloves, rounds and bulbils are all thriving. I expect a good harvest. http://durgan.org/2016/April%202016/16%20April%202016%20Garlic/HTML/ 16 April 2016 Garlic Garlic growth to date. The large plants are normal planted cloves. The one smaller plant row is … Continue reading

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