Monthly Archives: June 2020

29 June 2020 Garlic Rounds

http://durgan.org//2020/June%202020/29%20June%202020%20Garlic%20Rounds/HTML/ 29 June 2020 Garlic Rounds About 30 garlic rounds were harvested.They are produced from bulbils. They will be allowed to dry and will be planted in October to over winter to produce about four cloves in a bulb used … Continue reading

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27 June 2020 Stock Pot

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/27%20June%202020%20Stock%20Pot/HTML/ 27 June 2020 Stock Pot Stock pot for cooking produce prior to pressure canning was replaced. It is 32 liters capacity, perfect for my application. Cost 94 dollars from Canadian Tire.

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25 June 2020 Kale

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/25%20June%202020%20Kale/HTML/ 25 June 2020 Kale First canning of the 2020 garden season. Kale ws ready. Eleven one liter jars pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minute for off season preservation.

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24 June 2020 Chickpea Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/24%20June%202020%20Chickpea%20Tempeh/HTML/ 24 June 2020 Chickpea Tempeh Chickpea Tempeh. Method, dehull, cook boil for two hours, add two tablespoons of vinegar, add half teaspoon of tempeh starter, place in cotton covered mould, place in fermenter set at 31C for 48 hours. … Continue reading

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22 June 2020 Red Lentil Tempeh

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/22%20June%202020%20Red%20Lentil%20Tempeh/HTML/ 22 June 2020 Red Lentil Tempeh Half liter of Red lentil Tempeh was made. Lentils were purchased in bulk barn, dehulled. Wash about five times, cooked for two to three minutes in boiling water,cooled to room temperature, two tablespoons … Continue reading

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18 June 2020 Watering tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/18%20June%202020%20Watering%20tomatoes/HTML/ 18 June 2020 Watering tomatoes The tomatoes get a pail of rainwater from the roof about every five days. The water is transported in a wheelbarrow, with a milk carton as a baffle to minimize wave spilling.I find this … Continue reading

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15 June 2020 Rototilling with electric tiller.

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/15%20June%202020%20Rototilling/HTML/ 15 June 2020 Rototilling This area will be fallow this year. It was rototilled with my corded tiller. The tiller rotates faster than the small engine type and shreds the weeds to almost a powder. I will mulch the … Continue reading

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14 June 2020 Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus)

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/14%20June%202020%20Nutsedge/HTML/ 14 June 2020 Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) There is nutsedge in the vegetable garden. It grows very quickly and must be pulled or constantly chopped with the hoe.Herbicides are not possible to use in the vegetable garden. I eventually remove … Continue reading

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11 June 2020 Tomatoes

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/11%20June%202020%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 11 June 2020 Tomatoes Tomato 21 were weeded,more mulch was added, and each had another string attached to support nascent branches carrying new tomatoes.It rained last night. The tomatoes are thriving.

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2 June 2020 Brussels Sprouts

http://durgan.org/2020/June%202020/2%20June%202020%20Brussels%20Sprouts/HTML/ 2 June 2020 Brussels Sprouts Eight Brussels Spouts were purchased and planted. The type is Jade Cross a perfect hybrid. The only downside is the presence of the white cabbage butterfly. I use salt and water to discourage.The little … Continue reading

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