Finally got all four of the greenhouses built for this season. Good thing, the pumpkin starts were about ready to file for legal emancipation if I didn't get them out of the house. I'm thinking my wife was talking to them. The four houses are 20x12 and run north/south. They will be used during January and February to help protect from the cold (it can get down to 30 at night until March). In March, when things heat up, the plastic will be removed from the top and replaced by shade cloth until the pumpkins are harvested at the end of May.
1421.5 Jutras 2014 is the strongest of the eight plants transplanted into the patch. Watch it not only set a squash record, but be larger than the Arizona giant pumpkin record. Planted the 1421 at north end of the NE greenhouse.
1975 Wallace 2015 (#2). I started two 1975 plants this year. I'm hoping they will go big and help give Arizona a more respectable state giant pumpkin record. The record has stood for two years, it's time to get closer to 1,000 pounds. the 1975#2 is at the north end of the SE greenhouse. It's sister is at the north end of the SW greenhouse.