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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 15 Entries.
Monday, January 23 View Page
FlatNorm is ready to start the new season.
 
Thursday, March 9 View Page
55 degrees today so Flatnorm had to till his patch and stake out a provisional area for his 150 square foot contest winner.
 
Friday, March 10 View Page
What happened ? yesterday it was 55 and sunny
 
Monday, March 20 View Page
Flatnorm thinks this is the biggest bottle of beer he has ever seen. He plans to gather some pumpkin friends and enjoy it soon. Pumpkin-Olli brought it all the way from Germany to the convention in Niagara. It was quite an honor to receive it. Thank you Oliver
 
Monday, April 3 View Page
FlatNorm had to re-measure his 150 square ft patch to be sure it is the correct size. The white square marks where he will install the heating cables.
 
Friday, April 14 View Page
Finally, heating cables are in, drip lines installed and the new hoop house is completed in FlatNorms 150 square ft patch. Seeds will start soaking tomorrow.
 
Friday, April 14 View Page
oops forgot the picture
 
Friday, April 14 View Page
Flatnorm noticed his neighbors got a lot more space than he did.
 
Monday, April 24 View Page
Last year Flatnorm started the season with 3 seedlings but this year only 2. He hopes this is not the start of a new trend in his patch.
 
Monday, April 24 View Page
All tucked in and ready to grow.
 
Thursday, April 27 View Page
Flatnorm's 150 sq ft patch layout measurements.
 
Friday, May 19 View Page
somebody was spying on flatnorm's patch last year
 
Friday, May 19 View Page
Flatnorm had to make a modification to his hoophouse in the middle of the heat wave but all is well and his plant is almost 'down'.
 
Saturday, May 20 View Page
a couple weeks ago FlatNorm received some patch photos from one of the contestants in the 150 sq ft contest. This is a measurement photo from switter. he also sent close ups showing the tape numbers and the patch is 10 x 15
 
Saturday, May 20 View Page
Switter 150 patch on 9 May. His comment was "Here's an updated pic of my 150 patch. I'm about a week away from hitting the ground." While Flatnorm enjoys the updates they really belong in the growers diary.
 

 

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