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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 20 Entries.
Thursday, January 12 View Page
I havnt decided on pumpkin seeds yet, but I will do bushel gourd this year, 265.5 Engel seems like a good choice.
 
Sunday, February 12 View Page
Gave a beginners seminar at the Madison Garden expo, went real well!
 
Sunday, February 12 View Page
Seed Auction at the hotel right after the garden expo, we had a lot of fun, thanks for all the support!
 
Sunday, April 9 View Page
1st major setback, Q-tip sent me a hard candy not a seed.
 
Sunday, May 7 View Page
1724 Schmit will be my plant for the 150 patch, started it later as there will be no hoop house or soil cables earliest it will make out side is next monday. No soil test, I will just guess on ammendments.
 
Sunday, May 7 View Page
Patch for 2018, added 800lbs of gypsum, ripping out tree roots with subsoiler, will cover with Zinnias and other things
 
Tuesday, May 16 View Page
150 sq patch, no cutting corners here, 5' x 30'
 
Tuesday, May 16 View Page
150 sq patch, no cutting corners here, 5' x 30'
 
Tuesday, May 16 View Page
Double planted 150 patch at this end the 1716, these plants should be way further along but I got my lights too close and grow room was up to 100, but the flip side im not hardening these off, lol
 
Tuesday, May 16 View Page
At this end the 1724 Schmit, I am hoping this is the keeper, transplanted with Wow pumpkin pro, azos, cal nitrate, granular merit, and this one I threw 4 wow starter packs in, watered in with glug on of esstential and companian in a gallon of water
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
weather has been crap, but is turning around, 1724 Schmit here
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
1716 Schmit even further behind
 
Thursday, June 1 View Page
Well the 150 patch isnt where it needs to be (or was I planning that) The bushel, pear, long gourds and fall giant tomatoes look pretty good. 4 - 265.5 engels for bushel gourds, I have Qtips, mentings, porkchop and others for tomatoes
 
Tuesday, June 6 View Page
1724 Schmit for 150 patch
 
Tuesday, June 6 View Page
3 pear gourds and 1 265.5 Engel, and I planted 18 giant maters in the back, (4) 5.59 qualleys, 6.67 menting, (2) 4.34 Menting, (3) 4.94 porkchop, (3) 5.22 qualley, 5.24 Terry, (3) 4.63? Qualley and 1 store bought big zac
 
Tuesday, June 6 View Page
(3) 265.5 Engels
 
Tuesday, June 6 View Page
little trellis i built today, i might have to do some adding on later, 2 long gourds, one a plated backwards lol
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
Well heres the keeper for the 150 patch, the 1716 Schmit (1670hj x 1965 brandt), the 1724 was a little slow and beings I was already behind I felt I had to go with the more aggressive plant, ill try to get a pollination done by july 4th
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
Here is one of my 265.5 engels (all 4 look the same), lots of time, looking for 2 pollinations end of july and 2 pollinations begining of 2nd week in August
 
Friday, June 16 View Page
Cover crop on patch for 2018, along with the poodle patch dog lol
 

 

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