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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 71 Entries.
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Testing some seeds from my 276 lb. 2145 McMullen x self. Seeds are full and heavy. That pumpkin was a late start and the fourth out on the main. I have a lot of good seeds from some heavy pumpkins but really am curious what these seeds will do.
 
Friday, April 14 View Page
Paid two dollars for the 150 square foot challenge. This is my seed of choice
 
Sunday, April 16 View Page
Soaked this seeds for about 4 hours yesterday and are now in paper towel. Also started one of my 367 squash. Off to work tomorrow in Marathon.Same thing every year.Once growing season starts so does work.
 
Saturday, April 29 View Page
I was hoping to be tilling and putting in cables this weekend but 6 inches of freezing rain and snow changed that.
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
2095 Willemijns seed was in bad shape when I received it and is off to a slow start. Still awhile before I can get in the patch
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
This will probably be the year I grow my own seeds. 276 '16(2145 McMullen x self) and 1053 '15 (1969 Haist x 2102 Meier) . One reason is this plants are off to the best start of all I planted plus I want to see what I can do with a seed from a 276 lb. kin
 
Sunday, April 30 View Page
This will probably be the year I grow my own seeds. 276 '16(2145 McMullen x self) and 1053 '15 (1969 Haist x 2102 Meier) . One reason is this plants are off to the best start of all I planted plus I want to see what I can do with a seed from a 276 lb. kin
 
Sunday, May 28 View Page
My 276 Klages is coming along nice.
 
Sunday, May 28 View Page
2095 Willemijns seed was a dud so I filled the spot with the 1512 Butler.I was going to use this plant in the 150 sq.ft. competition but I have no reason to hold this plant back.Wish I had more plants but it looks like I'm out of 150 sq.ft. for this year
 
Sunday, May 28 View Page
464 Bohnert squash is slow but not giving up yet
 
Sunday, May 28 View Page
My 1953 from 2015. 1969 Haist x 2102 Meier. Put in late but coming along. I always regret not growing my own seeds but this year I have 2 as my starters.Good genetics in both.
 
Sunday, May 28 View Page
Had a hard time getting giant gourd started but got this beautiful 270 Kent fron Benj.Hope to get it in ground tomorrow.Thanks Ben!
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
Started some 6.06 Sproule '14 and 5.58 Nieuwenhoff '16 tomatoes today
 
Monday, May 29 View Page
Entry 11 was suppose to read my 1053,not 1953. Gotta proof read more! lol
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
464.3 Bohnert wasn't doing great so I planted my 1053 in the same hoop house. Both are doing good now and will grow in opposite directions. I know I should remove one but I don't have the heart to
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
1512 Bulter is a great plant.Yellow main so it's looking like she'll throw orange.
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
My 276.
 
Monday, June 12 View Page
189 Crews. The twin. A bit neglected but don't worry Don! I'll bring it back.
 
Tuesday, June 13 View Page
367 squash. Late addition
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
1512 Butler. First female at 10' on main should open in about five days. Next one should be about 14' probably in two weeks or so.Very good plant. Sides are really taking off. Damn waiting game! lol
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
464 Bohnert squash and my 1053 growing side by side. 1053 has a huge main.First female in early July I hope. Squash is slow but coming along. I need my greenie!
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
My 276 McMullen x self. First female is in the tip and hope to land out over 12 '. Good plants this year but seems like I'm falling behind. Always hoping for a June pollination but don't think it will be this year
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
189 Crews is coming along. Never give up
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
Three 5.58 Nuiewenhoff tomatoes and 119.5 Lyons long gourd all in green house.Going to be a busy area.
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
Three 6.06 Sproule. Nice plants
 
Saturday, June 24 View Page
My 367 blue squash. Started late but moving nicely. Running low on this seeds so hoping to self.
 
Wednesday, July 5 View Page
4 lobe 10 ft. out on 1512 Butler. July 4th pollination
 
Wednesday, July 5 View Page
189 Crews is starting to move!
 
Sunday, July 9 View Page
1512 Butler 5 dap. Selfed. Have another one out about 13' which should open tomorrow. I like the shape of this one. 4 lober.
 
Sunday, July 9 View Page
First about 12' out on the 1053. Abit ugly exactly like it's mother. Pollenated with the 276
 
Tuesday, July 11 View Page
Nice 5 lober about 12' out on the 276.Pollenated with the 1053 this morning
 
Tuesday, July 11 View Page
Second on the main of the 1512 Bulter about 13'. Selfed this morning.I have two on the main now and one on the side. Will do some culling when I get back from work in 7 days
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
First set on 1512 Butler did not take
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
Second set on 1512 Butler 13' on main looking good
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
1053 nice long shape
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
276
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
464 Bohnert will be ready tomorrow
 
Thursday, July 20 View Page
367 squash plant is really growing good. Have first female almost ready at 7'
 
Friday, July 21 View Page
nice 6 lober on 464 Bohnert squash
 
Tuesday, July 25 View Page
14 dap 1512 Butler 29" cc
 
Friday, August 4 View Page
My 367 blue squash. 14 dap 33cc Looks like it will be orange
 
Friday, August 4 View Page
464 Bohnert squash. 14 dap 33cc. Glad I never pulled this plant because of a bad start. Everything is starting to move now
 
Friday, August 4 View Page
The 276 (2145 McMullen selfed ) 24 dap 58cc 139 ott. not the best start but ending some vines now that are out over 20 feet.
 
Friday, August 4 View Page
The 1053 (1969 Haist x 2102 Meier) 26 dap 68cc 164 ott. I really like the shape of this one.
 
Friday, August 4 View Page
1512 Butler 24 dap 67 cc 170 ott. Looks like it'll be a nice orange. Lots of plant behind it, ending vines now, Making the best gains of all in the patch
 
Tuesday, August 8 View Page
276 28 dap 158 ott.
 
Tuesday, August 8 View Page
1053 30 dap 186 ott.
 
Tuesday, August 8 View Page
1512 Butler 28 dap 197 ott.
 
Saturday, August 19 View Page
Yesterday was day 40 for 1053. 257 ott. 379 lbs.
 
Saturday, August 19 View Page
Got 2 gourds started 119.5 Lyons. Hanging about 10' off the ground
 
Saturday, August 19 View Page
Man! I'm losing my mind! 40 dap on the 1053 is 234 ott 289 lbs. Right now it's 236 ott 296 lbs. Ready from the wrong paper. lol
 
Sunday, August 20 View Page
30 dap for 464 Bohnert . Very nice shape but only 65 lbs.
 
Sunday, August 20 View Page
30 dap 367 Klages. 75 lbs. For saying this was started late , place in a bad spot,not getting the most attention and only 7' out on main it is doing pretty good
 
Sunday, August 20 View Page
40 dap the 276 is measuring bigger than its mommy! 233 ott. 286 lbs. Nice shape and making good gains.
 
Sunday, August 20 View Page
1512 Butler 40 dap 257 ott. 379 lbs. Nice colour
 
Sunday, August 20 View Page
1512 Butler and 276 Klages are averaging about 16 lbs. per day. 1053 Klages about 13.5 lbs.
 
Monday, August 21 View Page
The 367 split today probably cause the vine was rooted too close to the stem.
 
Monday, August 21 View Page
Did some surgery and it looks brand new!lol! Not sure if this will work but a lot of people have been talking about repairing the stem on pumpkins. I'll give it a shot and see what happens.
 
Sunday, September 3 View Page
Lots of colour this year
 
Sunday, September 3 View Page
1053
 
Sunday, September 3 View Page
1512 Butler. 289 ott. Having a hard time getting to 300 inches
 
Sunday, September 3 View Page
274 making good gains 282 ott
 
Sunday, September 3 View Page
274
 
Sunday, September 17 View Page
119.5 Lyons
 
Sunday, September 17 View Page
464 Bohnert. 107 lbs. Plants has been wipe out by frost
 
Sunday, September 17 View Page
1053 70 dap 285 ott. 512 lbs.
 
Sunday, September 17 View Page
68 dap for the 1512 Butler. 306 ott. 629 lbs.
 
Sunday, September 17 View Page
Been checking records and this plant is my 274 not 276 and is not a 2145 McMullen x self but rather 2145 McMullen x 2109 Zywiec. It was the 4th on the main and I remember at that time I was throwing all the pollen a had at the time to get a pumpkin started. The only other plant I had at the time was the 2109.68 dap 311 ott.659 lbs.
 
Monday, September 18 View Page
Vietnamese Amaranthus. Jeannine likes this plant so much she transplanted it in the house.
 
Monday, September 18 View Page
12 more days!
 
Monday, September 18 View Page
field pumpkin. 40 lbs.
 

 

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