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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 35 Entries.
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Patch tilled and ready.
 
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Hoop Houses up and warming the soil.
 
Wednesday, April 19 View Page
Seeds up in 5 days. So far so good.
 
Monday, April 24 View Page
Put the 1985 Miller, the 1998 Jutras and the 2066 Geddes in the ground yesterday. Fingers crossed.
 
Monday, April 24 View Page
The 1998 Jutras.
 
Monday, April 24 View Page
And the 2066 Geddes.
 
Tuesday, May 9 View Page
The 1985 Miller .
 
Tuesday, May 9 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras looking good enjoying a bit of sun.
 
Tuesday, May 9 View Page
And the 2066 Geddes. All 3 plants are waiting patiently for the warm weather. 2 nights of low 30'S and they were warmed in the huts. Cmon now spring let's go....
 
Tuesday, May 9 View Page
I wonder if Orange With Sandbags will post a diary this year........Let's see how it's going James ! Don't be shy buddy.
 
Friday, May 19 View Page
The 1985 Miller just about to land and get things started. Loves the heat we've been having.
 
Friday, May 19 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras keeping pace.
 
Friday, May 19 View Page
And the 2066 Geddes. All 3 plants are pretty much at the same pace. Got a good feeling about this season. Still on the look out for Orange With Sandbags. My goal is to join the same club he did last season.
 
Monday, May 22 View Page
The 1985 Miller. Trying to lay down. Big kick stand in front of it. Will snip the leaf off and ease it down when it's a bit warmer today.
 
Monday, May 22 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras standing straight up ( of course lol ). Could use a bit of greening up.
 
Monday, May 22 View Page
The 2066 Geddes, doing exactly what the Jutras is. Going to have to coax them down slowly.
 
Wednesday, May 24 View Page
Drip tape up and running.
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
The 1985 Miller finally getting some sun after a week of clouds and rain.
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras keeps pretending it's a Cobra snake. Starting down some but still a ways to go. Plant looks great though.
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
The 2066 Geddes, a very steady plant so far.
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
The 1985 Miller a strong looking plant. All 3 plants in a little over 5 weeks now.
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras finally laid down a couple days ago, it's on the move now.
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
And the 2066 Geddes. Seems slightly a bit more aggressive then the other two but they are all pretty much the same. Things look great so far in The Cope Patch.
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
YES !
 
Thursday, June 8 View Page
The 1985 Miller growing along. Secondaries are a bit slow but they are coming. This plant is like a giant, slow moving but as it moves things get bigger. Hope this is a sign of things to come. Warm weather is back...again.
 
Thursday, June 8 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras growing nice. With this warm weather things should pick up some. Secondaries are coming right along. Plant is looking good.
 
Thursday, June 8 View Page
The 2066 Geddes plant has been aggressive putting out secondaries nicely. Plant has some yellowing on a few leaves. This plant is on the downhill end and I think it gets too much water. I will hold off watering to see if this is the problem. Other then that things couldn't be better. The WOW Wonder Tea is just great. If you haven't used it you should. I can totally see the difference it makes. Glad I tried it !
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
The 1985 Miller coming right along at its own pace. The secondaries are there but slow to lay down and I don't want to try helping them down. Everything is so big on this plant. Really like it.
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras growing nice. No problems at all with these 3 plants. Can't wait to get a few pumpkins started.
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
The 2066 Geddes is really taking off. 6 secondaries on each side and the plant is a little over 10 feet long now. Clearly the leader of the bunch. Anyone growing this one having some yellowing on the leaves ? If so let me know if you can ?
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
One of the players from girls softball team I coach. They are at 10-0 and having a fun summer being together. They are like family to me. I really enjoy coaching them.
 
Tuesday, June 20 View Page
The 1985 Miller filling out nice. Should have one at 13 feet to pollunate this week soon.
 
Tuesday, June 20 View Page
The 1998.5 Jutras. Coming right along. Has one to pollunate tomorrow but not far enough for me yet. Will wait for the next one. Plant is doing well.
 
Tuesday, June 20 View Page
And the 2066 Geddes leading the way. It has one to pollunate in a couple days that will be 12-14 feet out. Will try it and hope it takes. A very agressive plant. And thank you Steve Geddes for taking the time to email me about the early yellow blotches. It put my mind at ease.
 
Tuesday, June 20 View Page
The boys are back !!
 

 

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