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Sunday, January 8 View Page
Test to see if turning phone straightened the picture. Sick of winter
 
Thursday, January 12 View Page
My view for the winter, separating big rocks from little rocks
 
Sunday, January 15 View Page
Bought a reptibator incubator off amazon for germination, came all busted up, built a new box cant wait to try it out. Practice, practice, practice! I got some great seeds i want to get in the patch this year!
 
Sunday, January 15 View Page
So the gvgo auction went nice today got me a 2624 hopefully it makes it to me safe and sound! Most ive ever spent on a seed
 
Sunday, January 22 View Page
On vacation in cancun, and I get a massage, this one caught my eye. But think iam going with the back, neck, and shoulders
 
Saturday, January 28 View Page
Very nice bubble sitting in the kitchen when I got home from Cancun, thanks SNGPG, 2 out of the 4 going in the patch are here for sure!
 
Saturday, February 4 View Page
Hauling dirt this morning, need me some overtime
 
Monday, February 6 View Page
So beautiful
 
Sunday, February 12 View Page
Didn't like the reptile incubator, so more brainstorming, plug in thermostat, heat mat and overhead light. Get it dialed in then organize the wiring and give it a test
 
Sunday, February 12 View Page
Hope this brings the sucess rate closer to 100%
 
Sunday, February 12 View Page
Iam liking this, see how well it holds its Temps. Thermostat is set for a 86, got 10 seeds soaking. We will see what happens!
 
Thursday, February 16 View Page
9 out of 10, do another 10 this weekend
 
Sunday, February 19 View Page
Practicing!
 
Sunday, February 19 View Page
Time to start the next 10, had to get on YouTube after I put the 1st air pot together wrong
 
Sunday, February 19 View Page
2 with the x are from my 1137, others are from my 1734x2145, that didn't make the scale, no sanding just soaking for a few hrs, then into the cooler or chamber
 
Sunday, February 19 View Page
Wish there was away to edit post, here's the pic
 
Sunday, February 19 View Page
1st of about 12, going in the screen house. Bet I had 300ft of drop cords running around
 
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Round 2 with the cooler germination, sucess! 10 for 10! Dropped the temp downtown 85. Do another 10 in another week
 
Thursday, February 23 View Page
1st test doing alright all 9 still alive, seem to like the bags a little bit better. Raising the lights a little bit higher had a leaf scolding
 
Saturday, February 25 View Page
Winter is back, so no wiring this weekend, was able to grab a soil sample the other day. And hopefully got the last of my outlets and wire today at menards.
 
Friday, March 3 View Page
Damn auctions! Cashing in the change can after winning a 2145 this week. My name is Pete I spent way more than I probably should have this auction season. That was the 1st step admitting I have a problem
 
Saturday, March 4 View Page
Dad running the pumpkin booth in Anamosa
 
Thursday, March 9 View Page
Well that's going in the patch this year! Thanks Matt, made it safe and sound!
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Test time results
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Pots removed
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Air pots, the one the right I put together backwards. Love how easily they came apart, but the plants were smaller
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Air pots, the one the right I put together backwards. Love how easily they came apart, but the plants were smaller
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
1 gallon
 
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Winner 2 gallon grow bags!
 
Tuesday, March 14 View Page
East bound and down this time tomorrow!
 
Friday, March 17 View Page
Ready for a good weekend!
 
Friday, March 17 View Page
And we're off!
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Steve Connolly excellent speech
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Milan Lukes, kid is pretty smart for a 14 year old. Great
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Joe Ailts talking plant hormones
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Matt Brungard plant sap testing
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Mike rookie talk
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Skype with Mathias
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Don asking some pretty good questions
 
Saturday, March 18 View Page
Grower of the year
 
Sunday, March 19 View Page
Dave with his Hall of fame plaque
 
Sunday, March 19 View Page
That Ron Wallace guy, I can not get over how nice of guy he is. Can't wait to place another order with him
 
Sunday, March 19 View Page
Drive by photo, 15 dollar parking nah
 
Tuesday, March 28 View Page
Currently working 11-12 hr days 95 miles away hope we get a little closers soon, this is the beast I get to try this week, CAT 988K with a 12 and a 1/2 yard bucket.
 
Sunday, April 2 View Page
More grocery shopping, forgot to get human food again so looks like spagettios for supper
 
Sunday, April 2 View Page
Got another 4 ft 4 bulb t5 light, now I can spread the plants out, have one more 2 ft 4 bulb I can add to the line if I need to
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
Shopping list complete! Over 1700# to hopefully get tilled in tomorrow
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
Call me crazy, but I will let be able to monitor pumpkins from work this year!
 
Saturday, April 8 View Page
Yes Dan C. You know who your are, I will be watching! LMAO x 10
 
Sunday, April 9 View Page
Every pole has electricity! Took the broad fork to the spots I walked, she's still pretty soft. Did not get my amendments in today wind gust were consistently over 20mph. Want to do the patch not the neighbors yard.
 
Sunday, April 9 View Page
She insisted on helping
 
Sunday, April 9 View Page
Went ahead and started watermelon
 
Saturday, April 15 View Page
Camera works! cooler is getting peat pots warmed up, soak seeds in a little while. Watermelon are up
 
Saturday, April 15 View Page
Seeds that are soaking- 2624 Willemijns, 1872 Willemijns, 2095 Willemijns, 2261.5 Wallace, 2075.5 and 1944 Connolly, 2145 McMullen, and 1137.5 Caspers. 2 $$$$ seeds are guaranteed spots as long as they germinate.
 
Saturday, April 15 View Page
1400# of amendments take awhile in a 85# spreader, getting a better one next year still have a few hundred # to get in really wish this storm could have waited till it was tilled in
 
Sunday, April 16 View Page
3.5 inches of rain last night, hope I didn't lose to much of what I had on. On a good note I can check my Temps on germination chamber on my phone from anywhere. Little bit less stress
 
Tuesday, April 18 View Page
I see green!
 
Thursday, April 20 View Page
All transplanted! 1944 Connolly, and the 1872 Willemijns were no shows. Watermelons on the left, got 350 Kent, 302 Kent, 209 barber, and 3 of my 152's
 
Thursday, April 20 View Page
If I were to guess just looking at 3 day old plants my lineup would be 2261.5 wallace, 2624 Willemijns, 2095 Willemijns, and of course 2145 McMullen see what the next few weeks have in store
 
Saturday, April 22 View Page
Besides some perlite, officially amended, till in in a little while
 
Sunday, April 23 View Page
Out of the basement and getting some fresh air!
 
Sunday, April 23 View Page
The one and only time I plan on tilling this year
 
Sunday, April 23 View Page
Raised walkway, need more cinder blocks, patch divided by 4 equal areas. 1 pumpkin plant and a watermelon in each section
 

 

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