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Tuesday, January 3 View Page
Ok I have 152 Members signed up for 2017 already WOW! This is a 33% increase from 1 year ago.If you haven't resigned Please do .New this year every Basic member will get a 2 oz sample of Root Keeper to try. Plus all the great seeds coming for the March 1st drawing 2624 WR Mathias Willemijns & more https://www.worldwidegiantgrowers.com/contact.html
Tuesday, January 3 View Page
Oh & Happy New YEAR!!!! Lets hope its a good one without any tears! Well maybe some new record setting tears of joy!!!LOL
Tuesday, January 3 View Page
Cant wait to sink my teeth into 2017 & those 2145 Gene McMullens pumpkin seeds
Thursday, January 5 View Page
If your a WWGG member & havent been invited to the hidden FB page Please contact me asap. Getting ready to start a weekly learning program for everyone who joins. You do need a Facebook account to be invited.If you dont like FB. Bubba will be your only friend .No need to engage in the other stuff. NEW weekly program starts Saturday Jan 7th I will start some posts this winter.Lets do one every Saturday morning with a basic discussion on How to for the new guys.Dont spend all your money buying seeds.Maybe better to buy a Blower or some shade cloth? Do you have the ammunition to keep Squash vine borers away?Powdery mildew at Bay?etc. Lets discuss this for the newbie & the old-bees to lol.
Thursday, January 19 View Page
BUBBA is about to HIT 1 million views!!! Bubba has 967,000 views on YouTube.Rolling up on 1 million soon maybe this month? Thank ya Mulch for subscribing & viewing all Mark Clementz How to grow Giants videos. Whoever guess the day Bubba hits 1 Million Views will win a gallon of Marks Special Tea & 2-lbs of Root Keeper. You can post below & I will also post this on Facebook.I will ship free anywhere in the world the law allows. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtwv91fTxGkyfDAwls_cTBw First guess gets the date It will be by Month & day only. You must also subscribe to Mark Clementz You Tube Channel if not already on board. Let the guessing begin below. I will check both BP & FB list before awarding the prize. Thank YA Very MULCH!!! Go to general discussion board to make your guess
Friday, January 20 View Page
BUBBA is about to HIT 1 million views!!! Bubba has 967,737 views on YouTube.Rolling up on 1 million soon maybe this month? Thank ya Very Mulch for subscribing & viewing all Mark Clementz How to grow Giants videos. Whoever guess the day Bubba hits 1 Million Views will win a gallon of Marks Special Tea & 2-lbs of Root Keeper.(160$)You can post below & I will also post this on Facebook.I will ship free anywhere in the world the law allows. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtwv91fTxGkyfDAwls_cTBw First guess gets the date It will be by Month & day only. You must also subscribe to Mark Clementz You Tube Channel if not already on board. Let the guessing begin below. I will check both BP & FB list before awarding the prize. Thank YA Very very MULCH!!! Everyone please enter even if you dont grow giants. Marks Mixes are good for all plants 1,238 subscribers 969,250 views Its getting Bigger!! From last evening it grew 7 subscribers & 1513 views I will stop contest entry when we hit 980,000 views If you share this & win I will throw in a jar of BLOOM also
Wednesday, February 15 View Page
Something I have never done before started some 1474s & some 1704s here.Even though the seeds look bad this year 90% germinated.I will let these vine out to show the newbies how they roll on the WWGG facebook page.
Wednesday, February 15 View Page
I just mailed out all the Canadian & European Jan 1st seed winners.I wanted to make sure they arrive in time for planting.This here is the new seed lot going to be won on March 1st. Should have some 1944 Pughs to add to this as I just sent Russ a bubble & his winning seeds .I added the WR Squash & 318 Watermelon.I do have long gourd & field pumpkin and Giant mater. If you win a kin seed you can trade it for your flavor if you wish?Thanks to all who donated.All you Yanks/Rebels will get yours after the March 1st drawing.If you win are coming to Niagara I will deliver them in person. Come join the fun in Canada.We would love to meet you.
Sunday, February 19 View Page
Wow! 60 out today will be warm for at least a week.This climate change Rocks! Getting a jump on the season. If my calculations are right I should have a 1500 by the 4th of July!! Keep it a secret!
Sunday, February 19 View Page
Here is my back up plant if the one in the patch dont make it. This is a 10 gallon pot. I will let it grow till mid April.
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Oh NO! Their getting bigger!!! The world has gone crazy!!Its plum out of its mind!One party wants to go this way & the other wants to go the other way.Then there is a 3rd party that wants everyone in left field.I think I will just go my way & hide in my Pumpkin Bubble its warm & fuzzy in here. The weather is in the 60s this week. No snow on the ground here folks.A typical February would be a foot of snow on the ground & 25 degrees out for the high.I will push these plants like George Snuffleofagus on Good Morning America pushing his political views down our throats.Time to tape a nickel to my TV & throw it in the trash.This way I can say I threw something away that was worth something.lol Have a great winter! See you at the seminars!!
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Dont Forget Baby Bubbles & Bubba will be growing this year.Please join us!
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Forgot my phone pics always come out flipped. Here is Baby Bubbles the latest greatest in Pumpkin patch models.Jackson will make a few visits this summer,Butt Bubbles is our latest blessing to hit the patch
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Grand babies are like a box of chocolates.I think Macy might be a little nutty like Gramps.She is happy & rowdy. I like that in a person.Looking forward to teaching her to grow giants with Jackson.
Sunday, February 26 View Page
How cool is this? Shipping a Bubbas bonus pack to Italy.I randomly picked these seeds to send with his 2 contest membership.Giant pumpkin & sunflower contest. Thanks to all donators this is possible
Monday, February 27 View Page
Note to self Dont go up against Eddy the iceman to buy a seed.lol This will go in the freezer for 2018 season. Nice to support the Wisconsin gang! Regardless looking forward to Wisconsin Rapids April 1st Seminar with the gang.Then to Minnesota April 2nd. I would love to meet you Come join us at these 2 events.
Wednesday, March 1 View Page
This Sunday 2-2145s for sale & more Please join us the Michigan Club with Joe Platte is doing a great job!
Wednesday, March 1 View Page
I love this Joe! LOL I must say this is my favorite lot!! Being the self promoter that I am!!ROFL!!! (I had nothing to do with this lots creation)
Wednesday, March 1 View Page
1,312 subscribers 996,903 views Video Manager Check out Bubbas YouTube Videos 1 million views in a couple days
Wednesday, March 1 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JnyaN5hHhQ WWGG seed winners
Thursday, March 2 View Page
My new view from my office to the Pumpkin patch. This is the first snow in weeks.February was like a typical April in Michigan. No 3-day thaw a 30 day thaw. I think of this as my turret all I need now is my pellet gun for the people who cant read the no trespassing signs.1 shot in the Buttocks & I think they will understand the universal language.Last year my 1704 was brutally molested(sept 1st) by unauthorized visitors who decided to remove the blanket on Squidward & have there way with her.Then post the pictures on FaceBook,throwing themselves under the wheels of the Bubba BUS!!LOL I wont get fooled again.laser security system to be installed.Cameras dont work as people can wear a mask. I love the view this will be great to sit here all summer in the cool basement & oil my guns & watch the kins grow. 1,313 subscribers 998,070 views Video Manager 1 Million views coming soon "Keep it a Secret,but go tell a friend"
Sunday, March 5 View Page
1,317 subscribers 1,001,936 views Video Manager Bubbas YouTube Videos!!LOL 1 MILLION Views Well the big winner is Dan Fleser from Michigan. You have won a gallon on Marks Special Tea & 2 lbs of Root Keeper for guessing March 3rd. You were the closet without going over.I love the 1317 Subscribers that matches up with my 1317 Giant Pumpkin seed. Join us at Worldwidegiantgrowers.com get your Giant Pumpkin/Squash/Watermelon/Long Gourd/Tall sunflower/Field pumpkin/Cantaloupe/etc & Marks Mixes with your 2017 Membership
Sunday, March 5 View Page
I know what he is saying. Hey Bubbas a great guy! BLAH BLAH BLAH LOL Great day with my Ohio friends. Funny story I made a little barter deal with Mark Goodwin.Traded some product for a 1585 Werner before the seminar started.They did the raffle at lunch Mark wins a 1585 Werner.lol I told him you better go plant that seed.I won a 1810 Werner.WOOT WOOT!
Sunday, March 5 View Page
My new secret vine pattern the 2075. Great meeting I learned a lot.I used to work for a danish carpenter in Palo Alto California.Villy would say you stop learning when your dead.Well I woke up on the right side of the dirt today. So Im still learning.Thanks Steve & SOGPG for putting this on.See you in Niagara in 2 weeks
Tuesday, March 7 View Page
" Keep it a Secret,but go tell your club" Sunflowers are more popular then Pumpkins. Great Fundraiser here folks. Sunflower contest or just selling seeds to your average gardener. We sold over 1,000$ worth of sunflower seeds at the Michigan Renaissance festival. Place a 10 -13 foot tall plant in a 5 gallon pail. set it up by your promotion booth.Package seeds up at 2$ a pack.Everyone has space for a sunflower. Great fundraiser!These seeds are going to Tim & Tayla Tootle in Ohio.Tayla won a Bronze membership in Hamilton this year in a raffle.WWGG sunflower contest in 2017 & get your seeds. I will have a novice contest for you growers who dont want to compete with Magnificent Marvin Mitchell the Mega Man!! Come join us!!
Wednesday, March 8 View Page
Cover crop right on schedule planted in December.Will till about mid April
Wednesday, March 8 View Page
Note to self Do not leave cleaning sprays where Jackson can find them.I know he was here today. If he does this to my 2145s & first line up in a month or so I will have kittens.yep a FREAKIN LITTER and a half. lol
Wednesday, March 8 View Page
Wrong Pic Jackson was here. The other picture is 70 mph winds today trashcans everywhere you drive.lol
Sunday, March 12 View Page
The awards are in.The BIG Orange had a typo & will be done in time for Niagara Falls Im told.
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CONTESTS!
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Awards!
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Great FUN!!!
Sunday, March 12 View Page
AND THATS THE TOOTH!!! SEE ya SOON at Niagara Falls .If I dont see you in Niagara. I will mail your awards & cash next week.If your coming call me so I can bring any special seeds etc. you may have won.Mark@worldwidegiantgrowers.com is my email address Thank Ya Very Mulch over 205 Members & growing fast!!!
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Todd Has won over $$ 2 grand & this growers coat. His Bronze membership doubled his winnings.I cant wait to shake his hand next week. Congrats!!
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Back of coat might need sunglasses to look at this lol Thats Todd Kline the 2016 Canadian Champion not to be confused with Calvin.
Sunday, March 12 View Page
But wait! Thats not all you get!! LOL You have won a shirt & hat .Lets not forget the plaques. The Big Orange plaque is not shown. 1877 won the BIG ORANGE!! CONGRATS AGAIN !! My good friend!!
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Congrats to our New World Champion! This will be shipped this week to Belgium
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Last but not least Chris Kent.3 coats were won this year.Thank you to all for participating.I still have some Youth awards to pick up later this week. & the Big Orange Contest winners. Stay tuned & watch for flying prizes!!!
Sunday, March 12 View Page
Update for every contest with 30 members on board I will award a Coat Hat & shirt!! Come join us & help us grow this awesome sport!!! Marks Mixes are going retail this year. The better we do the bigger the prizes will get.My goal is to have $$ 30-50 grand in prize money. If the lords willing & the creek don't rise! Worldwidegiantgrowers.com
Thursday, March 16 View Page
Yooot awards are here!! If they won a plaque in the contests. they don't receive a youth award! Congrats to all the YOOOTSS!!
Thursday, March 16 View Page
The Big Orange contest. The goal here is to try & keep the orange genetics going.(not a HD winner just orange)If a stranger to the pumpkin world.Looks at the pumpkin and says"What the hell is that a squash?a gourd?" Then what is the point. There is a possible 6 grand to be one this year in the Big Orange contest for 1st place with a Gold Exclusive grow. My Squid ward 1704 took 3rd place on this contest.
Thursday, March 16 View Page
Getting ready to head Niagara Falls looked who stopped by to meet Chris Kent.We have Marvin Mitchell on right United States record holder tallest sunflower over 23 feet.Chris Konieczny (on left) NEW Michigan State Record Tomato holder 6.23 lbs shattered my record 4.44 lbs.Congrats! & Chris Kent in the middle world record watermelon holder.
Monday, March 20 View Page
Wow! What a great time in Niagara.Spent some great time with friends & put a real personality with the names. Here is really cool funny man Oliver Langheim who gifted me with this organic beer.Nice meeting you & your beautiful wife.I will be over to visit you in the future." If the Lord is willing & the creek don't rise" I will make a handmade shelf to display my new keepsake.You dont need to be in the top 10 to have fun at a GPC conference. Come join us in 2018 in Portland Oregon.
Monday, March 20 View Page
Oliver has a permanent home on the Great wall of Bubba!
Monday, March 20 View Page
Stayed tuned for Bubbas next video will post soon in a day or two.Bubbas gone Bonkers You BOOB Video,s.I will keep it a surprise must see my one monster plant growing in the basement.
Wednesday, March 22 View Page
I had several people ask me to make sure I keep the Bubba posts alive at Niagra Falls.Here is our latest video on You tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t53lmY7f40 It was great meeting you all.You put some more wind in my sail.LOL A little more ORANGE in my GLOW!!! so stay tuned for our latest GROW!!!
Wednesday, March 22 View Page
Our WR pumpkin attempt should open in a few days
Thursday, March 23 View Page
Giant Pumpkin growing makes you 12 years old again.I met a grower in Niagara Falls at the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth awards he was a guest speaker named Milan(14)Luke.Milan shared his grow on how he became the Manitoba champion 2 years running.He beat all the adults & left them scratching their heads of that I'm sure.His Passion love & smile on his face made the entire trip worth it.He made my year!! We my friends have found the fountain of youth in these GIANTS! It was a honor & pleasure to meet you Milan! LONG LIVE THE KIN!!! We are in for a fun year!Put down reality for a season & go be a KID!! Dont miss Portland in 2018 these GPC sessions are priceless.
Friday, March 24 View Page
Latest Update on Marks Mixes! My Marks Mixes will be shipped to you the first week of April This is a big improvement over 2 years ago when the shipment came in late May.We have worked out minor issues & have improved the quality of materials where needed. Thank you all for supporting WorldwideGiantGrowers.com & your support is greatly appreciated.I will be in Wisconsin Rapids(April 1st) to hang with my Cheese head friends,(Wisconsin Giant Pumpkin Growers)then off to Minnesota to meet the Viking Gang(St Croix Giant Pumpkin Growers)(April 2nd) EH!! As a guest speaker ! What will I say? What will I wear??lol Please join us at these seminars.I have never met a seminar or Giant Pumpkin event I haven't liked & learned something that changed my grow & put a little more ORANGE in my GLOW!! and that's the TOOTH !
Monday, March 27 View Page
Bubba needs your help! Have you been Bubbafied? Do you have your Bubbafication confirmation .? We are growing so fast I have taken a month off work to catch up. If you haven't heard from me in the past 3 months confirming your membership or placed an order combo membership with Bubbafication email we are climbing to 250 members soon. There is 2 submit buttons on membership page. 1 for payment 1 for membership form submittal . Can be tricky in our race around world.So please contact me if renewing or if your a cucumber and have not received your Bubbafication confirmation yet? Send email only to Mark@worldwidegiantgrowers.com Don't be a baby join now!
Tuesday, March 28 View Page
Bubbas & Jacksons World Record Pumpkin grown in a Basement attempt.lol
Tuesday, March 28 View Page
The plant seems to like Marks Mixes.
Thursday, March 30 View Page
Rain snow combo today. I love a good rain,some may think its pain. BuTT in reality its where we get our vitality .Even a bad storm can make a bigger & greater form.So dont run with the norm let the flood set in and get a good drench! In the end you will love the glorious stench!!!lol So RAIN on ME!!Its awl GOOD!!!
Monday, April 3 View Page
What a great group of growers! Class act her folks. Who da Thunk? I thought Cheeses heads & cows?I thought we would meet in a field & be cutting the cheese & launching cow pies at each other.lol Met some great growers,made some new friendships.Farmer Joe,Pete,John,Rick,Josiah.We wont mention them Martins.lol Jeremiah & John.Gene the MAN McMullen we finally meet after several years.To many to mention them all. Toni Howell from the H/J team Julie & Del Faust.Best Prime Rib I have had since Sturgeon Bay in 2014.Glen I expect prime rib at Lambeau Field.lol Thank Ya VERY MULCH!!
Monday, April 3 View Page
Then it was off to Anoka Minnesota I meet Q-tip,Lorelee,Joe Tony Charley & Tanner.Them Martins again.lol They follow me everywhere I even found them at a gas station 1 hour from my house last month.lol Joe Ailts is great at teaching science in simple Bubbalish language. The only one I speak.lol Thanks Joe I'm working on my pumpkin sink.Dont tell MaMa Bubba she wants me to work on the kitchen sink.lol I won a 1756 H/J & this made me to change my line up. My lineup is above. 4 kins as I have a bad case of O.L.D. as 8 last year was a disaster.I wont get fooled again.I might do a watermeoln & a WR squash. If I think the weather is right.Will decide in May & find a home for the plants if needed.
Monday, April 3 View Page
Lets not forget the BIG Garry Gantner Mr.1625
Tuesday, April 4 View Page
Keep up the good work Tony & Gang! This will go on the Great Wall of Bubba!
Thursday, April 6 View Page
Please don't hate me cause I'm beautiful! Its just plain good genetics it ain't my fault.
Monday, April 10 View Page
Call me crazy! Most people do! The race is on I'm in the lead this 2017 season.Catch me if you can.LOL
Saturday, April 15 View Page
Oh No!!! BUBBA! We are pushing 10 lbs now They will never catch us now!!!LOL WORLD RECORD BASEMENT ATTEMPT ON FIRE!!
Sunday, April 16 View Page
Seeds are started 4 plant locations this year 2145 McMullen met Gene for the first time this season at WGPG seminar.Great guy. Im growing the seed I bought at there auction $530 to support the Club. 1756 Howell/Jolivette. Funny thing I thought this was 2 guys growing.lol No its a couple,just not married. When will I stop making assumptions in life.Great to meet you again! Growing the seed I won in Minnesota I have one stashed in the freezer for later use. 1947-4 plants will use the 1947s to back up the 1756 & 2145 plus I will have 2 grow together & cull one. Im sure the 1947 has a 2000 lber in it. Last but not least 2-1317 Clementz seeds. Goal this season.3- kins over 2000 lbs. Call me crazy most people do! Bought amendments yesterday. I hope to take a 2000 lber to Minnesota in the fall to help them get the top 10.Joe Ailts is a great help with balancing my soil. Thanks JOE!! Will also grow 2 melon plants & 2 long gourds
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Once again they try to take me down.Once again I say the more you feed the fire.I will grow GROW HIGHER & HIGHER!!!
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Everything is not what it appears to be.The accuser will end up the back peddler, as everything is legit at my end.
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Crying shame. Some big guy throws money around likes its candy,gets a big EGO. Then cant be confronted over a seed package.To bad what the BIG FISH says aint Gospel!In fact its a BIG Pack of lies! Now I will go Grow the Biggest KIN of my life as I have been turbo charged by the BIG Fish in the small pond.Have a great summer! SEE YA AT THE SCALES!!!
Friday, April 21 View Page
Chris Kent sent me this.I was set up by a group of people with a dark side you wouldnt think they had. On the surface they are big givers and appear to love all people.But truly have a ugly revengeful side to there nature. These seeds all came from the same melon.Who da thunk?? Yes folks things are not always what they appear to be.Join My new seed page & sell your seeds to support your growing effort or favorite clubs or organizations effort.https://www.worldwidegiantgrowers.com/buy-seeds-.html Maybe a little rough & not High polished but we will polish the page as it grows.You build it Bubba they will come!Please join the BIG BUBSTER!!Should be completed this weekend for sign up. Chris will be on board as will several others. Bring your big carrots cabbage etc. Thank ya Very MULCH!!
Sunday, April 23 View Page
I will start these seeds today. I will partner with my good friend Eri Welton who lives about 1 mile away on the 1844 this way I can help in its daily care.The others will be also be in Eris patch as I will make daily visits to help Eri keep them healthy as he still has a dial phone & not even answering machine with it.He is still living like its 1970.How cool is that.I wont have much time for posting on here this year.I must focus on my grow. I forgive you all that have spewed your hate on me.Now lets move forward. Life is to short for hate & revenge. Have a good summer to all.May God be with you.
Monday, April 24 View Page
Hi WWGG friend, Yes best to keep the Root Keeper stored in a cool dry dark place 50 to 70 degrees my basement is best for me.I teaspoon per gallon. That is a new batch this season you have. I test it on my plants to insure the quality.We are getting great results by all members.It it can be destroyed if left open & exposed to moisture & light.If you find it does not perform in comparisons please let me know I will send you a new supply.I wont do a lab test & release the results a this would reveal the secret blend which is not going to be given away to the competition.Thank you for trying my products please keep me posted on your results.I would use the Root Keeper within 4 hours(1/4 tsp per liter(qt)aprox.)Keep it a shaded cool area when sitting to be used. FYI Joe that runs the Michigan club just told me he sent his soil to 2 different labs to be tested. Joe stated both tests were night & day different results.I have always doubted these tests myself.The problem with tests is you have human error involved which can lead to inaccurate results. People tend to take it as gospel.Its NOT! Thanks Have a Great summer Mark !
Thursday, April 27 View Page
Plants are up Its going to be a great year!! thinking 2000 lbers in Michigan this year!
Thursday, April 27 View Page
You want to know how to treat people? Follow this mans lead & his father Pap.I have not been treated better by anybody in the growing world then the respect they have given me.Great products great people.Thank you Wallace"s Friends for life of that I'm sure.Try their products Im sure you will love them.
Saturday, May 6 View Page
Just a note to say good bye to some,but hello to many more.I will take a summer off from BP.I did email Ken. He doesnt feel slimed & does have a monthly charge on the banner link.So Ken & I are good.I just run my banner at peak times.Have to trim the fat somewhere.I will not jump through hoops for a small group of growers who will never support me ever.I will focus my energies on the other 7 billion 999,995 people in the world that have potential to join the fun & grow with us.If your not on the hidden FB page & would like to join please do.My You tube is doing quite well. Here is Jack & I latest video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd83zvu9uwE I will however return in the fall to place banner again if Ken is good with that & support BP & GPC.Either way I will grow kins & the WWGG till they close the lid of my coffin on my moving lips.lol Have a great season to all. May the knot of hate in your gut grow into a big round ORANGE bundle of love for everyone in Gods GREEN world!!
Saturday, June 24 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrRBBGT8OmM Just a summer tip for newbies here
Friday, July 7 View Page
https://youtu.be/sMOlNHLHK6E
Saturday, July 8 View Page
Rained last night been a dry month. I will work on my mailing list for new Seed Selling page. Its rinky dink right now.But it will improve this winter when I team up with a web site designer.I will grow the biggest seed selling website on the planet. BAR NONE. I even hop to get the Wallaces to sell there seeds at my site.Ron & Pap are great guys. We will donate 10% to the GPC.Michigan Registry is under way.I have posted the new label of ingredients on my FB hidden page. I had a recent situation turbo charge Bubba again. I love this guys who get me GOING!!! LOL
Saturday, July 8 View Page
https://www.worldwidegiantgrowers.com/buy-seeds-.html All you have to do is poke me with a stick BAM A new program.lol Kick me in the buttocks!! BAM another new deal. Keep kicking boys IM ON FIRE!!!LOL
Saturday, July 8 View Page
DON Eddy Gary & Scott please stop by the house when you can.I want to bend over & let you kick me square in the BUTT. This way when Im number #1 in product & seeds sales I will have the list of men to thank.It WILL BE #1 sooner THANKS TO YOU!! LOL
Saturday, July 8 View Page
Clubs can list there seeds on my new page. I will have quarterly drawings for customers who make purchases.We will give away free products to all who participate will be eligible. IT will be the most giving site ever.Bubba can keep the BUZZZ going!!! Back to the patch. I can hear them growing!!lol
Saturday, July 8 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfE-plM79VI Day 21 on the 2145 MEAN GREEN GENE McMullen!! Keep'em growing & come to Portland Feb 22nd You learn so much.Its a great EVENT!
Saturday, July 8 View Page
I just could not Bear to not show you this awesome seed I paid $535 for from my cheese head friends.Support a club. Every grower should
Monday, July 10 View Page
Hi Art I will be building a new site for Giant seed sales this winter. In the meantime if you need seeds Please visit my site at Worldwidegiantgrowers.com We will be giving free products away & more Thank you Mark@Worldwidegiantgrowers.com LET THE SEED WAR BEGIN!! You drew FIRST BLOOD!
Monday, July 10 View Page
1317 X 2145 Looks like a Orange Beast on the way!Packed full of seeds
Thursday, July 13 View Page
2145 X 1947.5 long stem, long body male.Will be the perfect cross Some need to pound sand. I like to push it.Day 26 = 40 lbs a day just got 1 inch of rain. The heavy rains are south north & west of me.I seem to be blessed that way.Been in this dry zone for several years now.Fingers crossed!!
Thursday, July 13 View Page
This is my biggest fan!! And you thought you were.lol Remember if using Delta sub floor material under your kin.Its nipples up.LOL Humidity high fans a running
Monday, July 17 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m9Gmc1BF34 2145 X 1947 Clementz Dap 30= 475 lbs Highlight & open link
Tuesday, July 18 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb_v1H12fjw Man Eating Pumpkin
Wednesday, July 19 View Page
Goofy Cloudmaggeddon weather I came home at 4:30 so cloudy I removed some shade netting as temps were 85 today.It was 89 in screen house.Came back at 6pm it was bright & sunny & 96 in house.watered it down real fast & pulled shade net back on for a while.Did a 2 day taping 40 lbs a day for 2 days.circum went from 123.5 to 130.5 in 2-days . This 2145 is a sweet plant & loving the KINs shape.
Wednesday, July 19 View Page
1947 growing on a secondary as the first one didnt take.The second main vine attempt was molested by a flock hungry angry sparrows. So we get a July pollination on this one
Wednesday, July 19 View Page
1947 the male pollinator for the 2145 MEAN GREEN MCMULLEN!!
Saturday, July 22 View Page
Pulling the Big air bubble back. 2145 X 1947 Just playing safe as we approach the 700 lb mark on dap 35.The Birdman called me up and said. "You better have Jackson bounce that air bubble down the sidewalk". lol He likes the ugly pumpkins.lol Jerry Rose told me once "I dont care if it has purple polka dots all over it"lol Some guys like big & ugly. lol To each his own.I will take my Round Orange beauty's(air bubble)any day. This cross should be awesome. Get your seeds this fall winter at Worldwidegiantgrowers.com. I just sent 30 seeds from Jacksons 1317 open cross to Wisconsin for a school to grow as a Science project.Come see my new seed page where you to can sell your seeds & get the money same day in your account to support your club or your own growing project/hobby.If you build it Bubba, they will come Im told.
Saturday, July 22 View Page
Did I forget to mention seeds? 1317 X 2145 only grew 1 plant of each so you got the best from both genetics.These seeds will be available to 2018 WWGG members. "Keep it a secret,but go tell a friend" Orange ya glad?? LOL
Saturday, July 22 View Page
Jacksons 1317 Collection.The real Mac Coy. No counterfeits here straight from me. Guaranteed 85% germination & guaranteed orange.Available now.Some of the best orange genetics on Earth!
Monday, July 24 View Page
Just a big air bubble here(2145) folks,nothing special Dap 37- 769 lbs doing 45 lbs a day.To pretty to win,but I love it even more,Dont want no ugly kin!! last week was 89 -90 & humid as hell all week.This week will be high 69 today & cool 80s all week with decent 60 degree nights. Loving me some YANKEE weather.To COOL to FOOL!!Its all good we will grow this sport & bring more new growers on board then any other group on the planet. Hang in there Bubba lovers we will ROCK the world of gardening all over the Planet.Working on a contest for the rest of the Universe soon. Think BIG or stay on the porch Ma Ma Bubba always said.
Monday, July 24 View Page
This pumpkin is being grown by my good friend Phil Groenwold .This is from my 1734 Clementz. This is probably one of the best seeds in the world for growing a beautiful BIG orange pumpkin.The seeds can only be obtained through Worldwidegiantgrowers.com we have the exclusive on this seed please join us!
Monday, July 24 View Page
1734 Clementz 2015 1317 Clementz selfed Won 5 grand 1st place at Dublin Ohio.This seed is a Orange monster creator.I will put this picture in my mailer going out to 3,000 gardeners who 90% of them never heard of the Giant Pumpkin world that we all know.This seed is one of my biggest sellers.This will help bring new growers to this great growing SPORT! PUNK ON!! Baby PUNK ON!!
Tuesday, July 25 View Page
Photo untouched Bubbas biggest secret if you look closely leave the tendrils.Never cut the tendrils in less you have to.The tendrils secrete a orange hormone. ROFL!!
Tuesday, July 25 View Page
& Please Dont hate me cause Im beautiful. After long consideration & talking to dozens of growers. They hate us cause Jack & I are BEAUTIFUL!! LOL & Brooklyn to
Tuesday, July 25 View Page
Looks like this years 1317 is the spitting image of Joes 1998.5 Jutras
Wednesday, July 26 View Page
http://www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=264301 I knew you snakes when I picked you up .lol
Thursday, July 27 View Page
Day 40 on the 2145 X 1947 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZqhbuV5bkg
Sunday, July 30 View Page
Last 2 nights down to 55 . Coldest nights since a 4 day stretch in late June or early July?. Mostly weather has been good here.Dry but good.1 hot week then a cooler high 70s low 80s.I think there is a high pressure over my house as the heavy rains & storms hit Detroit & Saginaw missing me.The last rain came 2 miles from my house & missed me.lol River is getting low,May have to use some city water or pump it up 240 feet across the wetlands.
Sunday, July 30 View Page
2145 starting to slow down but I think she will be nice kin if we get to the finish line??
Sunday, July 30 View Page
Thank you Gene for the awesome cross & growing tips.Cant wait to see you all at the Wisconsin Seminar & sink my teeth into the best Prime Rib on the planet.
Sunday, July 30 View Page
Cant forget my all time fav 1317 Back burner baby."Little Joe" as it looks a lot like the 1998 Jutras I think from pics I saw Doing good about 750 lbs on the new 2017 chart today
Sunday, July 30 View Page
The 2145 is the father. I hope to be growing this one next year. Orange baby orange!!
Tuesday, August 1 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqNNcSF_kZE 1317 moved for the first time
Friday, August 4 View Page
Jackson made the county paper WOOT WOOT!
Friday, August 4 View Page
http://oaklandcounty115.com/2017/08/03/chickens-of-oakland-county-where-does-your-community-stand/ If his love continues with the pumpkins and nature. Jackson can run the show in 20 years as I fade out of the picture. We will see.Time will tell it always does
Friday, August 4 View Page
Friday ThunderstormsPrecipitation: 65%65%7360Night - Mostly cloudy. Winds variable at 14 to 16 mph (22.5 to 25.7 kph). The overnight low will be 57 F (13.9 C).Sunny with a high of 73 F (22.8 C). Winds from W to WNW at 11 to 14 mph (17.7 to 22.5 kph). Saturday Partly CloudyPrecipitation: 5%5%7456Partly cloudy today with a high of 74 F (23.3 C) and a low of 56 F (13.3 C). Sunday Mostly CloudyPrecipitation: 15%15%7059Mostly cloudy today with a high of 70 F (21.1 C) and a low of 59 F (15.0 C). Monday Scattered ThunderstormsPrecipitation: 30%30%7059Scattered showers today with a high of 70 F (21.1 C) and a low of 59 F (15.0 C). There is a 30% chance of precipitation. Tuesday FairPrecipitation: 5%5%7756Mostly sunny today with a high of 77 F (25.0 C) and a low of 56 F (13.3 C). Wednesday Partly CloudyPrecipitation: 0%0%7859Partly cloudy today with a high of 78 F (25.6 C) and a low of 59 F (15.0 C). Thursday Mostly CloudyPrecipitation: 10%10%7861Mostly cloudy today with a high of 78 F (25.6 C) and a low of 61 F (16.1 C). Friday ShowersPrecipitation: 25%25%7661Rain today with a high of 76 F (24.4 C) and a low of 61 F (16.1 C). There is a 25% chance of precipitation. Saturday Partly CloudyPrecipitation: 10%10%7659Partly cloudy today with a high of 76 F (24.4 C) and a low of 59 F (15.0 C). Sunday Partly CloudyPrecipitation: 5%5%7759Partly cloudy today with a high of 77 F (25.0 C) and a low of 59 F (15.0 C). Monday Partly CloudyPrecipitation: 10%10%7860Partly cloudy today with a high of 78 F (25.6 C) and a low of 60 F
Friday, August 4 View Page
Cold snap just hit humidity gone looks like great screen house weather ahead.
Friday, August 4 View Page
2145 X 1947 this am was 1 inch bigger this evening cloudy & cool all day
Saturday, August 5 View Page
Michigan Pumpkin tour today. I won this cool shirt.This will go in my collection I may even wear it in a video. Great people! Great products! Birdman has some nice kins!!
Saturday, August 5 View Page
Loving my new shirt, Thanks Ron & Pap for supporting the Michigan Club Dap 49 2145 X 1947
Monday, August 7 View Page
Pulling the kin back each week With all the roots in tact even the one at the bottom of kin stem. I can only slide back 2 inches each week.I will leave strap on ground as to save time & hassle. Dap 50 video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXunAacxNao
Monday, August 7 View Page
The Delta slid this time instead of Kin.Kin is dug in sand.Delta subfloor material slides on cement board.Next year I will glue delta to plywood and set on cement board. I will install eye blots at corners of plywood & pull the base with no straps on kin.I will fasten to eyebolts instead.Time & experience makes new ideas play out.
Saturday, August 12 View Page
Finally some rain been a dry 4-6 weeks
Saturday, August 12 View Page
Just my luck another Big Orange air bubble pumpkin.lol 2145 McMullen X 1947 Clementz(2014)
Saturday, August 12 View Page
Dap 56 . Thinking about naming it Bubbles after Macy my granddaughter,plus the lighter weight,cause it aint UGLY! lol "Dont you grow no UGLY Pumpkin"!
Friday, August 18 View Page
Dap 62 on the 1317 X 2145 This will be the seed to grow for Orange lovers 186 circum X ss98 ee98 Talking 1250 lbs on the new 2017 chart.This baby will go heavy as it has blossom end just like Squidward last year 10% heavy & is rock solid.
Friday, August 18 View Page
Here is the back side of the little Joe Jutras kin. I think it resembles the 1998 Jutras from the backside. Lets see if it can catch it.lol
Friday, August 18 View Page
The scar is from a June hail storm. Camera is down using my phone.Sorry just flip your head sideways.lol
Saturday, August 19 View Page
This 2145 is the male pollinator on the 1317 this year. WOW! will this be a awesome cross. I will grow it next year I plan to do only do 2 plants in 2018. I will be so busy with product going retail 2 will be plenty.Get your seeds this 2018 this at Worldwidegiantgrowers.com. If the seed count is good? They will be available with membership.They will also be at the BP auctions to any clubs that would like a BUBBA BIG ORANGE LOT!
Wednesday, August 30 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj5nHdMOi5o
Sunday, September 3 View Page
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPITuUc7Mrg Bubbles & Bubba update for Bubba lovers only please
Sunday, September 3 View Page
Me long Gourd is hanging nice 2 1/2 weeks
Sunday, September 3 View Page
New camera testing
Sunday, September 3 View Page
Doing 4 inches a day
Sunday, September 3 View Page
I always plant them late & pollinate late
Tuesday, September 5 View Page
Silver & Gold these are a few of my favorite things.Canfield fair what a blast! Thanks guys its first class event!
Tuesday, September 5 View Page
Jackson had the best time ever. Told everybody about the roller coaster
Tuesday, September 5 View Page
Jack even had a little sweetheart to play with.
Tuesday, September 5 View Page
This is where some of you thought I might end up this past April. LOL
Thursday, September 7 View Page
https://youtu.be/yOrhKdZ18I0 82 days old 2145 McMullen seed
Wednesday, September 13 View Page
Jackson started school going through a rebellious stage.lol 2145 X 1947
Wednesday, September 13 View Page
Jack & the 2145 Bubbles the Pumpkin "BIG BUBBLES"!!!
Wednesday, September 13 View Page
These are the leafs that will take her to the finish line. 600 sg feet in this condition.350 sguare feet beat up & ugly. & 350 feet already removed from plant with vines.Plant was 1344 sguare feet at peak.
Monday, September 25 View Page
Check out this orange MONSTER picked August 27th for the Canfield fair.I crossed it with the 2145 "Big Bubbles" Hoping to hit 1 ton with her next month.Seeds will be available at my new seed page.I will be emailing out flyers to 100s of growers from my past 5 years of selling seeds to raise prize money for growers at my site.You to can sell your seeds at WWGG this winter. Please join us. Please watch video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsslwPtbdCU
Monday, September 25 View Page
https://youtu.be/5TktfwpO3Vo 2145 McMullen update
Saturday, September 30 View Page
http://www.hourdetroit.com/Hour-Detroit/October-2017/Mark-and-the-Giant-Pumpkin/
Tuesday, October 3 View Page
Rumor has it I heard that 3 times yesterday.lol Bob is going there & willy is driving here.lol I really dont give a DANG DITLY DING dang dong where anybody is going.Im am going to Hamilton as I already promised the gang. I want to support there Great contest as I feel these are weigh-offs of the future.Big sponsors Big $$$.Its not about money, BUT here is the Big BUTT you all love.Why do all this work for less money.Its a wash on our growing investment,if you win.lol Plus these guys & gals are as down to earths it comes. no click here folks.
Tuesday, October 3 View Page
It dont matter what "Bubbles" weighs I suspect she will go light.BUTT either way 1700 lbs or 2200 lbs Bubba will make banana splits with the results and party all season with all the Gang at WWGG & welcome all the newbies & the oldbees to grow this awesome cross 2145 X 1947.5 Clementz. If anybody can make chicken salad with chicken poop! Its BUBBA!!lol BTW Bubbles is kinda like Bubba STILL GOING!!!LOL
Tuesday, October 3 View Page
This is on the level. What matters most is not how n heavy Now This is on the level. What matters most in the non competitive world is PURDY!! People like Big Orange Purdy kins the most."DONT YOU GROW NO UGLY PUMPKIN!! LOL
Tuesday, October 3 View Page
Bubbles has me in total awe,almost as much little Bubbles. This is a tall kin 42 inches
Tuesday, October 3 View Page
Little Bubbles Macy Rae
Wednesday, October 4 View Page
This is totally on the level.I haven't pre weighed & I wont.I decided to grow a pair.lol I only have 1 big kin left. Why weigh?? I will hold a barf bag in 1 hand & a depends diaper in the other.If she is light & will talk to Ralph. If she goes heavy well I dont think I need a depends I will need a for sure!! lol Either way Im truly blessed once again with a beauty.I will grow this seed next year I believe this will be a super Orange cross with a (1947)bigger stem as this one is small.Our days are numbered growing these kins & giants so enjoy it while you can.The world is out of control as you all can see its not getting better in the hands of man.We are in the final years. We will be growing these monsters with Christ in Paradise soon. Till then "Dont you grow no ugly PUMPKIN" Remember Christ told the thief on the cross "Today you will be with me in Paradise" Stand in Faith its awl GOOD!
Thursday, October 5 View Page
Ok Cindy Bubba is loaded & headed your way with "Big Bubbles" Be there in 2 days.Cant turn down a offer like that.You might have to ride with in the trailer Death Star once we get there.Ma Ma Bubba is driving Im riding shotgun.lol
Saturday, October 7 View Page
Jackson weighed his first Kin today the 1947.5 X 2145 {Bubbles}. Cut from vine 3 weeks ago as stem was going.I think this could be a great cross.Get your seeds at WWGG this winter.
Saturday, October 7 View Page
True story here. Ed Moody ask Jack What do you hope it weighs? Jack replied. I hope its heavier then everyone elses.lol Ed Said Thats your grandkid for sure lol
Sunday, October 8 View Page
Congrats to all this weekend & a special Thank you to all who gave me encouragement when I was getting kick in the head by the negative people.We are registered in 4 states & having a little hiccup with a 5th state.Its all good!! Seed page will have 2017 seeds on board 1st week of November.Its all going forward & we will ROCK YOUR WORLD SOON> Kinda like my friend Josiah Brandt.LOL ROCK ON!! MY GOOD FRIEND!!
Sunday, October 8 View Page
My sister & her children & grand kids showed up to get a picture with Bubbles about 30 minutes after dark.(Florida visitors))I didnt have the heart to not take them in side to see "Big Bubbles" If you want a perspective of a 460 OTT kin?Jack is standing on a elevated walk board 10 inches off the ground.http://worldwidegiantgrowers.com/
Sunday, October 8 View Page
sorry here is the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMSaI6E-_EQ
Wednesday, October 11 View Page
Bubba said he was going to grow a pair & not pre-weigh this year.Only one problem thus far.They haven't germinated yet.lol Oh Well 2 days to go & they turn up the heat.Jim (tree doctor)is coming to town.lol Its all good! Glad to be in the race!!! Just like Christmas in 2 more days.
Monday, October 16 View Page
This will be one of my all time Favs!! Made by Tim Tootle.Will be displayed on the Great wall of BUBBA! Thanks again my good friends
Monday, October 16 View Page
A really top notch weigh -off This is only about 1/4 of it. There is a stage to the left with really great bands
Monday, October 16 View Page
I hope Jackson remembers this when he is old.He told me when I'm old you will be dead.lol Smart kid.
Monday, October 16 View Page
Jeremy Lindley with his 298 took 2nd place. Great grower!
Monday, October 16 View Page
Some the Southern Ohio Gang who did all the work for this great event.
Monday, October 16 View Page
What a cool city
Monday, October 16 View Page
Big Bubbles!!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday, October 16 View Page
Congrats to Frank 332 WOW!
Monday, October 16 View Page
Marvin Mitchell on the right Frank Mudd- Chris Kent- Spencer Glasgow & Jeremy Lindley on far left. The Melon heads!!
Monday, October 16 View Page
This tells the whole story
Monday, October 16 View Page
Another really cool shot of my new trophy.Just ignore the rest of the pic.lol
Monday, October 16 View Page
Dave & Carol Stelts 2nd place 1784 .Dave was yelling "Dont you grow no ugly pumpkin at me".lol I just played along didn't want to hurt his feelings.lol
Monday, October 16 View Page
Jerry & Jerry Rose Nice guys great growers.3rd place 1752
Tuesday, October 17 View Page
My biggest score of the season.Jackson & I bought a couple hot dogs at the Boy Scout vendor booth.We sat down to watch the entertainment at the concert stage.Well I walked over & threw our trash away.The garbage picker I am. BINGO!! This was in the can.These sold for 10$ im told full of Beer & refills were $5.I didnt know about them & dont drink alcohol as I am allergic to it. Everytime & drink I break out in handcuffs.lol I love it THANK YOU VERY MULCH!! Going in the BUBBA BIG ORANGE ROOM
Wednesday, October 18 View Page
2145 X 1947.5 Cant wait to grow it. Funny story I started singing We are the champions Jack stopped me and said You cant sing that you hold the state record not the world record.lol Kids are getting to smart.
Wednesday, October 18 View Page
Jackson & Jeremy Terrys kids.How sweet is this?
Wednesday, October 18 View Page
Chris Kent with a little 288 took 3rd in Hamilton.Great year 2- 300lbers in 1 season. You guys that say same guy wins every year.It aint so! The weather wont allow it.Chris had some cold nights like Tennessee hasn't seen in decades.So many misconceptions out there. Just keeping it real.
Wednesday, October 18 View Page
My good friend Marvin Mitchell we met in 1997 & he bought me lunch & got his first seeds. He has been hooked ever since.Congrats on a new PB 259 Mitchell.
Thursday, October 19 View Page
It keeps getting better. I sold the 803 to Ed at Harnicas weigh-off.I really didnt feel like taking it home & unloading it.Ed always sends back the seeds dried & ready to go.So today I get this in the mail. Wow! Jackson will be thrilled his first prize money. I bet as smart as he is. It will be 40 grand in no time.lol
Thursday, October 19 View Page
http://oaklandcounty115.com/2017/10/19/holly-mans-award-winning-pumpkin-tops-over-2000-lbs/ Another nice surprise today!!! Still buzzzing Should buZZZ all winter. Less someone trys to pop my bubble.lol That might spur on a WORLD RECORD if they do. ROFL>
Monday, October 23 View Page
Season still buzzing! "Big Bubbles" The 1 ton kin will be won by 1 lucky carver or $300 cash & 6 seeds & I get the pleasure in my front yard.You can buy tickets on line if you wish & take the cash & 6 seeds. Help send a kid to camp.Thank You Very MULCH!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04x6T9duuLo
Tuesday, October 24 View Page
http://www.worldwidegiantgrowers.com/buy-seeds-.html In 1 week when Bubbles is won & in her final home being displayed.I will update the page & offer more seeds to sell. 80% goes to the grower who did all the work & will ship the seeds to the buyer.10% will go to the GPC.10% will keep the page running.Right now this is the Orange genetics available.The thing that surprises most is 90% of the buyers will never see this diary post.BP buyers go to auctions & support the clubs & the others get them from the growers for free.Please support your local CLUB!These new buyers are from the internet I have 100s of past customers from another site I used to sell at.Bubba will bulid & they will come.So Im told. Please join us November 1st. Its a good thing!!
Thursday, October 26 View Page
Please join us this Saturday Gerychs(Fenton) 10 to 2pm Downtown Holly 3-4:30 pm. & the big finally & winner will be drawn at Sleepy Hollow in downtown Howell 6-9 pm with 10,000 Trick or treaters.Thank you to all We hope to exceed 2,000 $$ in money raised this season.You can still buy tickets on Paypal 5 for 20$ Friends & family(no fee) send to payment@worldwidegiantgrowers.com write in comment box send kids to camp .You will win $300 & 6 seeds if you live out of State. Spirirt of Alexandria Foundation campers thank you all. http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Giant-pumpkin-nicknamed-Big-Bubbles-breaks-state-record-453227133.html
Thursday, October 26 View Page
First hard frost of the season.We used to get these early to mid September. Things change, Change is good.Now Indian Summer can happen. Loving me some cool temps. Great working weather
Saturday, October 28 View Page
Last day of the Pumpkin raffle in my hometown. Free event sponsored by a local church
Saturday, October 28 View Page
Even the dogs showed up for treats
Saturday, October 28 View Page
Little Bubbles first trick or treat event
Saturday, October 28 View Page
The on to Howell weather was cold ticket sales were deadest I have ever seen.These free events are not good for raffles along with the cold temps. its all good
Saturday, October 28 View Page
We drew the winner at this event in Howell. Video will post Sunday Ryan from Newport Michigan took the $300 cash.Looks like "Big Bubbles" will get displayed in my yard for Halloween.I'm whooped glad its over
Saturday, October 28 View Page
Are you a good witch? or a bad witch?
Sunday, October 29 View Page
"Big Bubbles" final stop before the compost pile.The winner took the cash.
Sunday, October 29 View Page
Seems to be 7 inches thick across the top.Not to shabby.Like Joe Platte told me on August 5th when we thought she sounded thin.It dont matter how you get there.Just as long as you get there.
Sunday, October 29 View Page
This lady was so thrilled with Chris Kents 288 I let her take the seeds out & share it with her Mother.They loved it was very good flavor.
Monday, October 30 View Page
I had 597 seeds in the 2043.5 .I will not play the low seed count game with people.There are lots to go around. 30 go to OAF 60 go to SOVGPG(operation Pumpkin).10 seeds to the GPC. Many more sets will go to Clubs.The 1279 was really orange & took 2nd at Canfield Fair on August 28th.I will grow the 1279(1317) with "Big Bubbles as the daddy pollinator.Thanks to Baby Huey the seeds will be labeled per Federal law.The government told me they must have a label packaged for the year 2017 on them. I must also guarantee 75% germination.I will do it by the book as my government has requested me to do.My WWGG members will have free seeds with a Bronze membership for 2018.My long time friends/supporters can shoot me a note & get them also.103 W. Sherman st Holy Mi. 48442 for club Bubbles please dont send a small bubble I like to protect the seeds as they are of good value.I do not give out free seeds to the general public. DO NOT SEND A BUBBLE if your not a club or have spoken with me.Thank you VERY MULCH!
Monday, October 30 View Page
I do not apologize for not giving out free seeds. Like throwing out Bubble gum out in a parade.This is great expense & 100s of hours to grow these giants.Why would i give them away for free? Dont make logical sense,with all due respect.To each his own I must respect that myself.
Monday, October 30 View Page
Now lets stop clowning around folks! Things are getting a little Krusty!!!
Saturday, November 4 View Page
getting seeds ready for the clubs & fundraising events.Bubbles should be ready to ship in a few days. 1279s are ready. 803s will be back from Ed Moody soon.
Friday, November 10 View Page
Fri Nov 10 2017 24F 22F clear sky Looks like a early winter this year.This is how it was in the 70s when I was a kid. I just pulled the drip tape & header lines out of patch 2 days ago..No cover crop or amendments.If it stays cold will not do one this year.Im not big on fall amendments BUTT my soil is in really good shape after 20 years of adding sand, perilite and amendments.The 2043 was grown on the same spot the 1947 was. 5 years growing on the same spot now. Disease test on soil was very good for 2017.No worries, But I plow with a 12 inch most seasons.I think that is very important to plow just before the ground freezes.
Friday, November 10 View Page
Great picture of the 2043.5 with my good friend Andy at Operation Pumpkin
Friday, November 10 View Page
Jim Sherwood giving "Big Bubbles" the stink eye! LOL
Saturday, November 11 View Page
Bubba seed factory in progress
Saturday, November 11 View Page
60 for Operation Pumpkin, 30 for OAF 10 for GPC donation.10 for the Michigan Club.Then the next 100 or so will go to WWGG members.I like the clear bag so the receiver of the pack can see its not damaged with out opening the package. I did staple the zip loc for tamper detection.I will ship on Monday just a heads up.
Sunday, November 12 View Page
IMHHO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2gzC1WXzXk
Wednesday, November 15 View Page
Thank you Joe Ailts- John Harnica -Todd Cotterman- Pete Vanderwielen -Ron Wallace- Chris Kent .Yall played a big part in growing "BIG BUBBLES" Just looking back I see we were pretty much spot on the chart,17lbs off is pretty close in my book. Sharing information & helping motivate me to grow my first 1 ton KIN! Thank you Very MULCH!! BTW -Scott Holub your new Chart is spot on in my book https://youtu.be/mPITuUc7Mrg
Friday, November 17 View Page
Got seeds ? I gave a friend 2- 1177 Clementz plants in last spring.Thats all he planted & grew 8 kins(300 to 400 lbs) from. This is the seeds from 5 of them.I estimate 2400 seeds here.Bubba seed factory is just getting started.
Friday, November 17 View Page
I'm 56 today & loving life better then when I was 36.& beating the hec out of 46. Happy Birthday To Ron Wallace we share the same B-day.Who da thunk?? lol Have fun my friend!
Saturday, November 18 View Page
Ive got 2 tickets to Portlandise Im gonna pack my bags & leave tonight! Isn't that a EDDIE Money song? lol I had to share this picture. I love my little Jackson he just knows what to do and the camera loves him.He started kindergarten and he is so smart the teachers are amazed at the things he says.If Ma Ma Bubba bails on flying to Portland as she is a homebody & with Baby Bubbles & all it might not be possible if something comes up.Jackson will be my back up to come to Portland & meet you all.He loves the social settings and can pound more chocolate milk then most of you can pound beer.lol

 

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