Monthly Archives: April 2017

22 April 2017 Haskap (Lonicera caerulea)

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/22%20April%202017%20Haskap/HTML/ 22 April 2017 Haskap Haskap (Lonicera caerulea) six bushes are in full bloom. Often an April frost kills the buds in my area. This is the sixth year for these plants. Hard to pick and the berries are slightly … Continue reading

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22 April 2017 Garlic

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/22%20April%202017%20Garlic/HTML/ 22 April 2017 Garlic This is the garlic planted in 2016 in October. There are five rows using the cloves from two year old rounds for the main crop. There is one row from normal sized cloves for comparison … Continue reading

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21 April 2017 Seitan

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/21%20April%202017%20Seitan/HTML/ 21 April 2017 Seitan Wheat gluten, also called seitan, wheat meat, gluten meat, or simply gluten, is a food made from gluten, the main protein of wheat. It is made by washing wheat flour dough with water until all … Continue reading

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19 April 2017 Pea Soup

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/19%20April%202017%20Pea%20Soup/HTML/ 19 April 2017 Pea Soup About six liters of pea soup was made and placed in plastic containers and frozen. Each container is about three meals. The ham bone was pressure cooked for half an hour to insure the … Continue reading

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19 April 2017 Peanut Butter (Home made)

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/19%20April%202017%20Peanut%20Butter/HTML/ 19 April 2017 Peanut Butter Two cups of roasted peanuts with the skins were purchased from a bulk food store and made into peanut butter. The peanuts were placed in a smooth tall jar and blended to the desired … Continue reading

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18 April 2017 Asparagus

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/18%20April%202017%20Asparagus/HTML/ 18 April 2017 Asparagus First of the season 2017 asparagus. The bed is permanent about 8 feet by 5 feet, and was planted with 11 crowns of Guelph Millennium about 9 years ago. It will be left one more … Continue reading

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18 April 2017 Gruel

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/18%20April%202017%20Gruel/HTML/ 18 April 2017 Gruel A five ingredient gruel was made to be used for a daily breakfast cereal. Used was half a liter of; sprouted Red Fife wheat which took 3 days, flax, nixtamalized dried Indian Corn, almonds, sunflower … Continue reading

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15 April 2017 Cross Country Cucumbers.

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/15%20April%202017%20Cross%20Country%20Cucumbers./HTML/ 15 April 2017 Cross Country Cucumbers Cucumber seeds are started about a month before they are planted in the outdoor garden. This gives a harvest about a month earlier than if planted directly in the ground. Cucumbers do not … Continue reading

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14 April 2017 Garden Beds Rototilled and Raked.

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/14%20April%202017%20Garden%20Beds%20Rototilled%20and%20Raked./HTML/ 14 April 2017 Garden Beds Rototilled and Raked. My garden beds were rototilled and raked ready for planting for the 2017 season. Soil temperature is still bit cool at 10C. Garlic is growing well planted in the Fall of … Continue reading

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13 April 2017 Brussels Sprouts Seedlings

http://durgan.org/2017/April%202017/13%20April%202017%20Brussels%20Sprouts%20Seedlings/HTML/ 13 April 2017 Brussels Sprouts Seedlings Six pots of Jade Cross Brussels Sprouts have been growing under my new LED system for 16 days. The grow is spectacular and exhibits the efficiency of LED lamps. This cultivar has tight … Continue reading

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