Monthly Archives: August 2021

18 August 2021 Peaches

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/18%20August%202021%20Peaches/HTML/ 18 August 2021 Peaches Peaches are almost ready to harvest. They will be given one more day on the tree.

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17 August 2021 Asimina triloba,(Paw Paw)

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/17%20August%202021%20Asimina%20triloba,(Paw%20Paw)/HTML/ 17 August 2021 Asimina triloba,(Paw Paw) Asimina triloba,(Paw Paw) is producing some fruit, I assumed the frost in Spring damaged all the flowers, apparently not. There are two trees and some fruit on each.

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15 August 2021 Five Vegetable Juice

https://durgan.org/2021/Augdurgan.orgust%202021/15%20August%202021%20Five%20Vegetable%20Juice/HTML/ 15 August 2021 Five Vegetable Juice Five garden vegetables were made into 12 liter jars of pressure canned juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. The vegetables are carrots tops and bottoms, beets tops and bottoms, green peppers, kale, … Continue reading

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14 August 2021 Tomato Processing

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/14%20August%202021%20Tomato%20Processing/HTML/ 14 August 2021 Tomato Processing 14 August 2021 Tomato Processing Thirty pounds of garden tomatoes were processed into 16 liters of pressure canned juice. (15 PSI for 15 minutes) Only the initial processing is shown due to my camera … Continue reading

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Weedwhacker String

Re-string weed whackers is often a daunting chore. Here is my attempt to clarify for the Greenworks weed whacker,slow and careful is necessary. 1.String 10 feet long, make a folded loop and the center found. 2.Reel with the spring housing … Continue reading

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12 August 2021 Yukon Gold Potatoes

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/12%20August%202021%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potatoes/HTML/ 12 August 2021 Yukon Gold Potatoes A row of 14 Yukon Gold Potatoes were harvested. Total of 22 pounds an average weight of 1.6 pounds per plant. My expectations were to have 3 to 5 pounds per plant, but … Continue reading

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11 August 2021 Bean and Cucumber Juice

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/11%20August%202021%20Bean%20and%20cucumber%20Juice/HTML/index.htm 11 August 2021 Bean and cucumber Juice Twenty three pound of bush beans, no support required, and cucumbers both about 11 pounds, were processed into 16 liter jars of slurry/juice, and pressure canned at 15 PSI for 15 minute … Continue reading

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10 August 2021 Tomatoes

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/10%20August%202021%20Tomatoes/HTML/ 10 August 2021 Tomatoes Fifty pounds of tomatoes were pressure canned into 24 liters of juice. Method was; wash, cut into smaller pieces, Cook in two batches of about 25 pounds, When cooked use hand blender and work into … Continue reading

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8 August 2021 Yukon Gold Potato

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/8%20August%202021%20Yukon%20Gold%20Potato/HTML/ 8 August 2021 Yukon Gold Dug one Yukon Gold potato plant. The tops had died off. Weight was 761 grams, 1.7 pounds. I scrubbed the dirt off and steam cooked for 30 minutes. The weight is less than expected. … Continue reading

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6 August 2021 Turnips

https://durgan.org/2021/August%202021/6%20August%202021%20Turnips/HTML/ 6 August 2021 Turnips Eight pounds of turnips and six pounds of greens (tops) were processed into 17 one liter jars of pressure canned juice at 15 PSI for 15 minutes. First processing of turnips. Pictures emphasize the highlights. … Continue reading

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