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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 13 Entries.
Friday, April 7 View Page
The snow is finally off the garden now showing the debris from last years jack-o-lanterns. Hopefully it's dry enough to run the rototiller through it next week.
 
Friday, April 7 View Page
I started two seeds on April 1st. The 2106 Schmit came up on the 6th - its the plant I want to go with this year.
 
Friday, April 7 View Page
Still no action on the 815 Radach
 
Thursday, April 20 View Page
I don't think spring is coming to Edmonton this year. I need to get in my garden to start prepping and I think it's still frozen...
 
Sunday, April 23 View Page
6 inches of snow today. I really need to get my plant in the ground. This is one of the worst springs I can remember!
 
Monday, May 1 View Page
Plant is now in the ground - hopefully better weather will make everything all right. 2016 Schmit looks good but has suffered from being indoors way too long.
 
Thursday, May 11 View Page
Slow growth so far. Should touch down in a day or two, hopefully it will take off then.
 
Friday, May 26 View Page
Plant is looking great! Only potential issue is that the secondaries are a little slow in coming (and growing straight up)
 
Sunday, June 4 View Page
Removed the hoop house today. Secondaries are still lagging but starting to come along. Very compact plant with tight leaf spacing. Automated water and fertilizing turned on.
 
Tuesday, July 4 View Page
After having no male flowers available for the first 6 females that opened I finally get a couple opening. Unfortunately they look like this! Anyone else ever get males that are useless like this. This year is going to be a bust unless I can find someone in Edmonton with a few male flowers to spare...
 
Thursday, July 6 View Page
another example of the mutant male flowers on my 2106 Schmit
 
Thursday, July 6 View Page
Close up of the messed up flower - anyone have something like this before?
 
Thursday, July 6 View Page
Overview of plant - looks good except for the male flower issue.
 

 

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