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Monday, April 10 View Page
Started seeds last night: 2624will. 2145m 800mc 2106 beard 2307 ron (champ) Wallace My 1685(800mc x 2145) and my 1420(2145 x 2096meier) I use a cooler with a 15watt refrigerator bulb-still have to crack the lid to keep temps out of the 90's-yeti style cooler
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
Five inches of wet snow on the ground this morning-put the first plant outside at 4;00 pm. Its a 2624.6 wil. Gonna put out the 800mcmull and 2145mc Tuesday.
 
Saturday, May 20 View Page
Just planted 2106 for my fifth main plant.Oh pumpkin gods please don't strike me down for growing orange.Main lineup is;2624 Belgian guy,800 and 2145 Illinois guy,2307R.I. champion dude and 2106 da beard
 
Friday, July 7 View Page
Pollinated 2106 da beard fifteen feet out x self. If it sets I'm done pollinating for season. the 2106 is a beautiful plant and its gonna grow orange
 
Friday, July 7 View Page
Have three genetics plants which are 1724 schmit,2157 patton and 1694 geddes. I have fruit set on all of them.
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
oldest set pumpkin on 2624 Belgian guy
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
fruit on 800mcmullen Illinois guy
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
2nd oldest fruit 2307 ron champ Wallace seed
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
2145 McMullen fruit
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
young 2106 da beard-think its set
 
Thursday, July 13 View Page
2106 late plant-very nice plant gonna go orange
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
2307 Wallace-nice smooth heavy looking.Has some length square fruit-haven't measured-poll june 23 with 2157 patton
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
Fruit on 2106 Schmidt-38DO.My lab patch helper decided to knock about 25% 0f the leaves over-chasing a critter-he thought some pruning might help with ventilation
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
Best fruit/800mcmullen x 2157 patton.49DO-only measured at day 30-just enjoying the ride.
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
2624 Belgian guy. Measured back around day 30 for a couple of days. Measured cause it was growing so slow wanted to make sure it hadn't aborted. Plant is huge. 2624.5w x self
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
2145 McMullen day 48. Crossed with 2624.5. Fruit looks a lot like 800 McMullen fruit just not near as big-never been taped:)
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
Patton 2157 genetics plant. Crossed with 2106 da beard.300sq ft plant.no burying,no drip tape,two wheel barrels of compost for patch prep-wish I would have given this plant a good spot.Its measuring around 800lbs-it tore its stem half off the vine about two weeks ago ,I had to prop up the main or it would have picked itself.
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
Also/ have a nice fruit on geddes 1694 genetics plant x 2145 McMullen.Giant plant about 250 square feet/that seed is a good one
 
Wednesday, August 16 View Page
Have a 1724 Schmit genetics plant.Have two orange fruit both crossed with 2106schmit. 100 square feet
 
Thursday, September 28 View Page
This is fruit on 2307 ron "champ Wallace" plant-picking this tomorrow for jareds
 
Thursday, September 28 View Page
Fruit on 2106schmit aka "da beard" plant.Late grower-most inches in the scherber patch.Were naming this one "stubble" and naming the 2307 Wallace "Barry". Barry Todd brought a similar pumpkin to jareds in 2007 that also looked more like a potato than cucuribit.
 
Thursday, September 28 View Page
Fruit on 800mcmullen-this one might be heavy despite its grower:)
 
Thursday, September 28 View Page
Used anthesis on the 2106 schmit-
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
1118 scherber weighed at ft. Collins nursery 800 McMullen seed
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
fruit on 2624 Belgian guy --giant plant-fruit was very slow growing 925lb est selfed this pumpkin
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
1163 grown on 2106da beard.Named this fruit "stubble". I selfed it and it was very light to the chart.
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
1694 geddes genetics plant(250 square feet with no vine burying) 700ish pounder crosses with the 800mcmullen
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
another angle on 1694 geddes
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
Didn't get this 374inch fruit to a contest-had a miscue with my pumpkin picking friend. That's ricky the pumpkin model.fruit is on the 2145 McMullen x 2624will.I have bologna in my pocket
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
Another photo of ricky with 2145 unweighed pumpkin
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
Close up of where patton fruit tore 70% of stem connection before I relieved stem stress. The fruit put on another 400 pounds after the tear and grew symmetrically-"very interesting"
 
Thursday, November 9 View Page
Another photo of 2157 patton fruit-grown on 300sq ft genetic plant/no vine burying. Fruit got 365 inches
 

 

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