Monthly Archives: July 2021

31 July 2021 Garlic

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/31%20July%202021%20Garlic/HTML/ 31 July 2021 Garlic First batch of garlic is dried and trimmed for storage. Average size of bulbs is 120 grams. Largest bulb is 143 grams. Some bulbils are also drying for planting in October. It has been dry … Continue reading

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30 July 2021 Rose of Sharon

https://durgan.org//2021/July%202021/30%20July%202021%20Rose%20of%20Sharon/HTML/ 30 July 2021 Rose of Sharon Rose of Sharon is in full bloom. I have two colors in an obscure part of the yard. I also have double red one on the front lawn. It also is starting to … Continue reading

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29 July 2021Tomato First 2021

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/29%20July%202021Tomato%20First%202021/HTML/ 29 July 2021 Tomato First 2021 Tomato First for 2021 Very slow this year a cold Spring and about six weeks of cold and drought. There are many green tomatoes about 23 plants.

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22 July 2021 Garlic Harvest

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/22%20July%202021%20Garlic%20Harvest/HTML/ 22 July 2021 Garlic Harvest Harvest 2021. Conventional row was harvested and placed in shed to dry. The will be compared to the next row in about a month to determine any difference. The other row still has scrapes. … Continue reading

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16 July 2021 Stages of Garlic

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/16%20July%202021%20Stages%20of%20Garlic/HTML/ 16 July 2021 Stages of Garlic Garlic Stages of growth. Call the bulbils the first year of growth, when plants and allowed to grow they produce rounds call this second year, When the rounds are planted they produce a … Continue reading

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14 July 2021 Gooseberry

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/14%20July%202021%20Gooseberry_/HTML/ 14 July 2021 Gooseberry Eight pounds of gooseberry were made into 7 liters of juice. Two types were mixed American and European. I found when inverting the jars after pressure canning causes all lids to seal. Serendipity. The berries … Continue reading

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13 July 2021 Black Currant

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/13%20July%202021%20Black%20Currant/HTML/ 13 July 2021 Black Currant Last of Black Currants were picked and processed. Total was 13 one liter jars.

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12 July 2021 Black Currant

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/12%20July%202021%20Black%20Currant/HTML/ 12 July 2021 Black Currant About seven pounds (3300 grams) of black currants were picked and turned into 9 liters of pressure canned juice. The strained residue was small quantity and mostly seeds so the Champion Juicer was not … Continue reading

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11 July 2021 Pressure Canned Romaine

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/11%20July%202021%20Pressure%20Canned%20Romaine/HTML/ 11 July 2021 Pressure Canned Romaine First preserving Romaine Lettuce 2021, 10 one liter jars.

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10 July 2021 Romaine Lettuce Processing.

https://durgan.org/2021/July%202021/10%20July%202021%20Romaine%20Lettuce/HTML/ 10 July 2021 Romaine Lettuce Ten pounds of Romaine lettuce was made into ten liter jars of pressure canned slurry/juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes for long term storage. The hearts of the plants were set aside for … Continue reading

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