Monthly Archives: July 2018

18 July 2018 Watering

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/18%20July%202018%20Watering/HTML/ 18 July 2018 Watering The garden needs watering. There are four barrels which trap roof run off, but if there is insufficient city water is used. Delivery is via hose. When placing plants in the ground the roots are … Continue reading

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17 July 2018 Vegetables (Beets)

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/17%20July%202018%20Vegetables/HTML/ 17 July 2018 Vegetables Beets and edible pod peas were picked for the table.The peas were set aide for another meal. The beets were cut from the plants being careful not to cut the root to prevent bleeding when … Continue reading

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14 July 2018 Vegetable Preparation

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/14%20July%202018%20Vegetable%20Preparation/HTML/ 14 July 2018 Vegetable Preparation The current garden vegetables available at this time are potatoes, edible pod peas and kale. Usually vegetables are steam cooked or baked. The steamer is an insert placed in a pot with water added … Continue reading

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13 July 2018 Ultra Boy Tomato

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/13%20July%202018%20Ultra%20Boy%20Tomato/HTML/ 13 July 2018 Ultra Boy Tomato The fist tomato of my season was picked. It was ultra boy and the tomato is perfect. Only one but a few others are changing color. The flavor after being subjected to hot … Continue reading

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13 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potato

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/13%20July%202018%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potato/HTML/ 13 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potato Two Yukon Gold plants were dug for the table. Weight of both was 2056 grams It has been dry so I have been watering.

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10 July 2018 Black Currants (Ribes nigrum)

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/10%20July%202018%20Black%20Currants/HTML/ 10 July 2018 Black Currants My second black currant bush was harvested for a weight of 2101 grams of berries. They were cleaned and will be used for milk shakes.The two bushes produced 2765 grams of fruit, approximately six … Continue reading

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10 July 2018 Orient Legend F1 Radish (Raphanus sativus)

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/10%20July%202018%20Orient%20Legend%20F1%20Radish/HTML/ 10 July 2018 Orient Legend F1 Radish Planted a row of Chinese Radish for a Fall crop.The seeds were placed under under boards to keep cool until germination. http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/15%20July%202015%20Chinese%20Radish/HTML/ 15 July 2015 Chinese Radish (Germination). The radish seeds germinated … Continue reading

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9 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potato

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/9%20July%202018%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potato/HTML/ 9 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potato One Yukon Gold Potato was harvested for supper. Excellent quality. Family loves eating them. 1248 grams.

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9 July 2018 Okra

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/9%20July%202018%20Okra/HTML/index.htm 9 July 2018 Okra Okra require hot conditions being a tropical African plant and some years in Zone 5 don’t produce well. There are four plants and this is the first pods this year. The pods must be picked … Continue reading

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8 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potatoes

http://durgan.org/2018/July%202018/8%20July%202018%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potato/HTML/ 8 July 2018 Yukon Gold Potatoes One Yukon Gold potato plant was harvested producing 883 grams of new tubers. This is long before maturity and is for the table during the season.The potatoes are excellent quality.

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