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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 39 Entries.
Thursday, February 2 View Page
Getting started!
 
Thursday, February 23 View Page
Started some House seeds today for the production patch.
 
Thursday, March 2 View Page
Winter wheat and mighty mustard cover crop coming along nicely.
 
Friday, March 3 View Page
Bill Foss you rock!! Thank you!!
 
Wednesday, April 5 View Page
Sun time! Fun time!!!!! Can't wait to get these giants planted and some pumpkins on!!!!!
 
Saturday, May 6 View Page
Making my own compost tea!!! Thank you Bill Foss!!!!!!
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
1572 Hoelke kicking butt!
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
1153 Terry my second best looking plant!
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
Burying vines every day!! On 7 plants wow, under estimated that task a bit. Day temperatures are already 95.
 
Thursday, June 15 View Page
Burying vines every day!
 
Friday, June 16 View Page
My double vine 1572 Hoelke going to let one grow on each vine and see what happens 14 days old almost the size of a basketball.
 
Friday, June 23 View Page
21 days old. Measured Hulk # 2 off my double vine the 1572 Hoelke x 239 Goodman this is my big and deep orange cross the Goodman is the (f)781 Engel x (m) 1030.5 Debaco. Measurements, circumstance 52" est weight 50.5lbs. 21 days I am very happy super happy with it so freaking excited to watch this grow!
 
Friday, June 23 View Page
Don't know if this is normal or not but these mail flowers are huge. They weren't even on the main vine.
 
Thursday, June 29 View Page
The 1572 Hoelke
 
Thursday, June 29 View Page
1474 Clementz.
 
Thursday, June 29 View Page
1153 Terry
 
Thursday, June 29 View Page
1572 Hoelke double vine.
 
Thursday, June 29 View Page
1803 Hoelke.
 
Saturday, July 1 View Page
Day 28 hulk 1527 Hoelke double vine. 72in circumference estimated weight 125 pounds.
 
Saturday, July 1 View Page
Hulk #2 double vine 1572 Hoelke 22 days old 50in circumference , estimated weight 45 pounds.
 
Saturday, July 1 View Page
1153 Terry x 1803 Hoelke Day 9. Still need to get it in position and really set my grow spot up.
 
Saturday, July 1 View Page
1803 Hoelke x 1153 Terry 6 days old.
 
Saturday, July 1 View Page
1474 Clementz x 239 Goodman the Goodman is the (f)781 Engel x (m) 1030.5 Debaco. 8 days old.
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
Well it's over so sad! My 1803 Hoelke was ott 217 putting 24lbs a day for the past 5 days. The hail and 60 mile hr winds snapped off all my leaves. All my plants are damaged beyond repai.
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
More damage.
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
More damage.
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
The 1803 just named him Wornack after William Wornack!
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
The 1572 Hoelke double vine Hulk was close to 400lbs and Hoelke was 200lbs. This plant his not as bad.
 
Monday, July 24 View Page
1474 damage.
 
Thursday, August 24 View Page
1572 Hoelke x 281 Goodman. This was my favorite pumpkin in my patch. My smallest at est 305 but deep/bright orange color almost perfect shape and good ridges. The hail pretty much stoped all my pumpkins. This was my smallest. He is done for the year. Bottom side rotted out. Saved some seeds and now time to turn her into compost.
 
Thursday, August 31 View Page
Trying to get Hulk to hold on for the county fair in a week don't think I will make it to a weight off this year! Trying to clean up the stem area that fell off.
 
Thursday, August 31 View Page
Dug out all the bad!
 
Thursday, August 31 View Page
Then washed it with peroxide and coated it with sulfur.
 
Saturday, September 9 View Page
Take of 20 for the pallet. Don't bad for my first year and the hail storm hitting me in July.
 
Saturday, September 9 View Page
Little over kill but got it loaded up nice to have good friends!
 
Saturday, September 9 View Page
Very happy with my first year.
 
Thursday, September 14 View Page
Well that's how my first year went one pumpkin started 12 plants 8 made it to the soil and one pumpkin made to the end. Had a freaking blast can't wait to have a pumpkin on again next year! Thanks for the help guys! This website is awesome.
 
Saturday, September 30 View Page
Just washed up all our little pumpkins. The kids think we did awesome and had a great assortment.
 
Saturday, September 30 View Page
Proud of our littles.
 

 

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