Monthly Archives: June 2017

13 June 2017 Garlic Scapes

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/13%20June%202017%20Garlic%20Scapes/HTML/ 13 June 2017 Garlic Scapes Garlic scapes are forming on the hard neck garlic. They are the curly snake like tentacles on which the seed called bulbils form. The scapes may be cut off and eaten. There is a … Continue reading

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12 June 2017 Gruel

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/12%20June%202017%20Gruel/HTML/ 12 June 2017 Gruel Seven liter (28 servings) containers of gruel was made and stored in the freezer until required. Each ingredient about 500 ml each was blended into a slurry with water and mixed in the double boiler … Continue reading

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12 June 2017 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/12%20June%202017%20Tempeh/HTML/ 12 June 2017 Tempeh Making Tempeh in pictures.

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11 June 2017 Watering (Two Methods)

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/11%20June%202017%20Watering/HTML/ 11 June 2017 Watering Two methods of watering are used. Watering is done as seldom as possible. Mulchng conserves much water. Water is collected in four barrels from the downspouts of the house. It is accumulated in a dip … Continue reading

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10 June 2017 Tempeh Starter (Simplified)

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/10%20June%202017%20Tempeh%20Starter/HTML/ 10 June 2017 Tempeh Starter After each batch of temper is made a piece is allowed to ferment double time or about 40 hours. It forms black areas which are the starter spores. Then cut into small pieces and … Continue reading

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9 June 2017 Colorato Potato Beetle Eggs.

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/9%20June%202017%20Colorato%20Potato%20Beetle%20Eggs./HTML/ 9 June 2017 Colorato Potato Beetle Eggs. The last several days six adult Colorado Potato Beetles were removed from the potatoes. Today looking under the lower leaves of the plants several clusters of eggs were found and removed. Every … Continue reading

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7 June 2017 Asparagus

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/7%20June%202017%20Asparagus/HTML/ 7 June 2017 Asparagus Asparagus picked today 733 grams ~1.5 pounds

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7 June 2017 Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/7%20June%202017%20Tempeh/HTML/ 7 June 2017 Tempeh Tempeh was made using a bit of ground dried up tempeh from the previous batch for starter. Fermentation was 40 hours. Three loaves were made about one liter of shelled cooked soy beans total were … Continue reading

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Carrots.

Carrots are difficult to germinate and the seed is small making handling difficult also thinning is tedious if required. My method is to encase the seed in small tissue balls, plant under a raised board at adequate spacing. Germination approaches … Continue reading

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6 June 2017 Garden

http://durgan.org/2017/June%202017/6%20June%202017%20Garden/HTML/ 6 June 2017 Garden Garden to date. All plants are growing and healthy. The garden consists of: peas, carrots, parsnips, beets, vidalia onions, purple cooking onions, kale, collards, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, celery, Brussels sprouts, potatoes, peppers sweet and hot, … Continue reading

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