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Saturday, February 10 View Page
Any idea's which 5.07 is legit??? One with the Lady on it or the one with little baby tomatoes on it with a devil's pitchfork?? ;)
 
Saturday, February 10 View Page
Top secret stuff going on in my new grow box! 24 hour surveillance...lol these wi fi cameras are nice.I don't need to run to the basement to check on them and the temp. Also with a wi fi plug in I can control the light on and off right from my phone from anywhere. This is going to be key for checking on the greenhouse when I'm not home.then I can run the exhaust fan on and off when I'm at work :)
 
Thursday, February 15 View Page
Anybody know the record for biggest strawberry??? That is a normal sized strawberry next to it.
 
Thursday, February 15 View Page
Anybody know the record for biggest strawberry??? That is a normal sized one next to it.
 
Friday, March 9 View Page
Some key products for the team tomato grow arrived yesterday! Thank you so much Ron!
 
Tuesday, March 27 View Page
Not a whole lot in my grow box yet. 2 onions,cucumber. And some marigolds and zinnias I have growing for my wife for Mother's Day :-) I'm going to grow a couple giant Peppers this year I will be starting them soon.
 
Wednesday, March 28 View Page
For my records I started my giant pepper seeds tonight.
 
Thursday, March 29 View Page
My wife and I got the greenhouse plastic on tonight after work. Brand new plastic for a brand new season! Let the thawing process begin! :-)
 
Friday, March 30 View Page
Ha!
 
Friday, April 6 View Page
It's the official start of the 2018 season! All the world record giant pepper seeds have sprouted in 7 days! Onions aren't real serious attempt this year but the peppers are getting nothing but the best!Azos and Wow mycos mixed in with the pro mix soil.also just watered in some seaweed and kelp from Wallace organic Wonder!
 
Friday, April 6 View Page
No roots left behind! The raw microbes will make sure every root gets to its fullest potential with direct contact through watering!
 
Friday, April 6 View Page
14 lb Terry cucumber! I will start a bunch more at the end of this month.
 
Sunday, April 8 View Page
Getting the peppers used to natural sunlight right away. Its still below 32 outside so I can't make the transfer into the greenhouse.
 
Tuesday, April 10 View Page
Outside temp was 35....inside was 85... All snow is melted in the greenhouse now and ready to start thawing the soil!
 
Tuesday, April 10 View Page
Wife's mothers day flowers are in there final home. I put 3 super starter packs from Wallace Organic wonder in the soil. I think she's going to be surprised!
 
Wednesday, April 11 View Page
14.8 Terry cucumber starting to vine out! I started this one way early.I might put it in a 6 gallon grow bag and see how big I can grow one.
 
Sunday, April 15 View Page
My boy is ready to grow!
 
Tuesday, April 17 View Page
Peppers about 10 days after pushing dirt. Onions are not looking good and won't get a spot in the greenhouse.
 
Tuesday, April 17 View Page
We got 12" of this on Sunday night!
 
Friday, April 20 View Page
The 5.07 Boudyo is alive!!!
 
Monday, April 23 View Page
Look what showed up on my doorstep Friday night! Thank you Bnot!! You just made my season a whole lot more fun!
 
Monday, April 23 View Page
I got one of two planted out. This one's name is mr. Floppy
 
Monday, April 23 View Page
My secret mix....lol
 
Monday, April 23 View Page
Team NPK Raw!!
 
Monday, April 23 View Page
Here is picture of its roots.
 
Tuesday, April 24 View Page
Mr.Floppy the carrot all tucked in for a 20 degree night!
 
Tuesday, April 24 View Page
This one will get planted this weekend.I gave both of them some kelp and Humic foiler spray tonight. These carrots really respond well to folier feedings!
 
Saturday, April 28 View Page
All competition tomatoes and cucumbers have been started as of last night. All are big Zac except a 5.95 Domingo. For cucumbers we have 28 lb WR David Thomas,26 lb peter G,and 14 lb terry.
 
Sunday, April 29 View Page
I got the greenhouse tilled and planted the other carrot today!it kinda looks like so cal's "moon dirt"!
 
Sunday, April 29 View Page
Ok it really looks like moon dirt with the night vision surveillance cam....lol
 
Monday, April 30 View Page
I love this little Dude! My buddy Eric from NPK industries told me I need to try these smart pots. I will grow a giant pepper in one I'm thinking.
 
Monday, April 30 View Page
Spraying some growth products TKO on the carrots tonight with a couple helpers :) The shirt fits great Ron!!
 
Wednesday, May 2 View Page
All 4 5.07 Boudyo's are up!! This seed is from 2010. Hoping to grow some monsters off of these and have lots of seeds to share to keep these genetics going! The 5.07 is in the genes of most big tomatoes.
 
Sunday, May 6 View Page
Finally got some channel and wiggle wire to raise up the side! Before I just used a 1 by board which rotted.
 
Sunday, May 6 View Page
Snow fence to keep unwanted Critters and such!
 
Monday, May 7 View Page
14.8 Jeremy Terry early start in the ground!
 
Tuesday, May 8 View Page
5.07 Boudyo in the ground!
 
Saturday, May 12 View Page
Trying a cucumber in one of these smart pots this year! I direct sowed 2 seeds and will pick the best.
 
Sunday, May 20 View Page
Carrots are off to a little slow start,,,but are starting to pick up the pace.
 
Sunday, May 20 View Page
Tomatoes are 3 weeks old and really starting to grow fast now!these will be going in at weeks end.
 
Sunday, May 20 View Page
My onion I started like 4 months ago.ha!
 
Wednesday, May 23 View Page
I planted some cucumbers out! My best plant is the 14.81 Terry.
 
Wednesday, May 23 View Page
Here are the roots of the 14.81 Terry ,a bit ahead of any other plants.
 
Wednesday, May 23 View Page
Planted out a couple of giant bell peppers!
 
Sunday, May 27 View Page
Got all the tomatoes planted! 4 5.07 Boudyo,1 5.85 Boudyo,1 5.03 boudyo,1 4.63 Q tip,1 5.30 MacCoy,1 5.95 Chris K
 
Sunday, May 27 View Page
Another view.my setup is the best and most efficient is has ever been.I have one main plank down the center so I can walk or run if I need to thru it...lol.I have to water barrels on either side of the greenhouse.all my water will be warmed this year and totally hand watered.
 
Sunday, May 27 View Page
These tomato plants are exactly one month from putting the seeds in the cups. In my opinion you don't want to wait more than a month to put the plants in the ground,,,,especially if you plan on getting one set on the first truss. This plant here is the 4.63 Q tip that I'm expecting big things from :)
 
Tuesday, May 29 View Page
Greenhouse overview Cucumbers are starting to vine out!
 
Tuesday, May 29 View Page
7.07 Q tip made the cut for my Smart pot grow!
 
Tuesday, May 29 View Page
Man these little guys sneak up on you! This is the 5.07 early start.plant is not big enough and not a very big flower bud.I will wait until the next truss.
 
Sunday, June 3 View Page
Suckers are starting to form on the tomato plants! here we go!
 
Sunday, June 3 View Page
The carrots are really ramping up!
 
Sunday, June 3 View Page
The base of the carrot is looking like a nice multi-head! The soil is starting to erode as the carrot pushes up.
 
Wednesday, June 6 View Page
I seriously have never seen one of these in my life living up north! I had to ask Q tip what the heck this thing was! This little guy is not with us anymore :)
 
Thursday, June 7 View Page
First male flower of the year on the Terry cucumber!
 
Saturday, June 9 View Page
Cucumbers are running pretty fast now!
 
Monday, June 11 View Page
https://youtu.be/ulF_ceW2K90 For anybody who wants to follow my season, I do little updates every week or so.
 
Saturday, June 16 View Page
My wife made this sign for the greenhouse!! Also got a sweet drill for Father's Day!
 
Monday, June 18 View Page
https://youtu.be/c942XDRD1sg Another update from the greenhouse!
 
Monday, June 18 View Page
A couple of you wanted to know what I used for ferts.here is a little video https://youtu.be/174Xb37neJQ
 
Friday, June 22 View Page
Huge bloom on the 5.07 boudyo on the back row to the far-right.
 
Friday, June 22 View Page
Another one off the 5.07 boudyo that is just opening up and just as big! Just for my records this one is on the first row third plant in from the left.
 
Friday, June 22 View Page
A nice 4 or 5 bloom
 
Saturday, June 23 View Page
Exciting things happening in the greenhouse this week! https://youtu.be/PfvHMERq6FQ
 
Sunday, June 24 View Page
First pollination of the year!
 
Sunday, June 24 View Page
Tomato row!
 
Sunday, June 24 View Page
Cucumber lane!
 
Monday, June 25 View Page
4.63 Q tip dap 1
 
Saturday, June 30 View Page
26lb Peter x self next to the 14.81 Terry
 
Sunday, July 1 View Page
Day 7 for the glazebrook X Thomas... Hard to believe this will be about 4 lb in seven days and will be all stretched out and laying flat.
 
Sunday, July 1 View Page
Dap one for the 5.07! I could not even fit the whole tomato in this picture! At first I was worried a couple of them were not connected,but come to find out it's fully connected! I would say it's a minimum of 8 blooms. Hold on here we go!!
 
Sunday, July 1 View Page
https://youtu.be/FfBN_oNSMxg Greenhouse update!
 
Sunday, July 8 View Page
Early July update! https://youtu.be/14eAUzDm1Qk
 
Sunday, July 8 View Page
Pollinated this one today about 8 feet out
 
Tuesday, July 10 View Page
14.81 Terry x self in the smart pot.
 
Wednesday, July 11 View Page
I pollinated the 28 lb Thomas x self this morning.
 
Sunday, July 15 View Page
https://youtu.be/pM8xKunlaVA Another update! Sorry the video turned out a little weird.
 
Tuesday, July 24 View Page
Pollinated this one on the WR cucumber plant which if all goes well will turn into the new world record cucumber :-)
 
Tuesday, July 24 View Page
Might be the largest cucumber plant ever grown for competition. The root structure on this plant is massive and ready to grow a big cucumber!
 
Tuesday, July 24 View Page
Q-tip said grow the 4.63 and you won't be disappointed...... dang! Why is he always right :-)
 
Tuesday, July 24 View Page
The back side.
 
Tuesday, July 24 View Page
The wife is keeping a eye on me while I spray eagle 20.....she loves to watch me from the comfort of a Ac cooled house....lol
 
Thursday, August 2 View Page
Is that a volleyball underneath that white sheet?? How low can you grow!!! :)
 
Friday, August 3 View Page
16 lb MacCoy cucumber!a nice warm up cuc! It was 32 long and 16 around.
 
Thursday, August 9 View Page
Tomato picking time!
 
Thursday, August 9 View Page
6.64 MacCoy off the 4.63 Q tip! It was grown on the first truss and on a very small plant.
 
Sunday, August 12 View Page
Harvested the cucumber seeds from the 16 lb cucumber! It was pretty easy, just split it down the middle the long ways and then use my finger and ran it down the seed cavity and they fell right in the bowl.
 
Sunday, August 12 View Page
You want to do either the OxiClean method or my preferred method the fermenting method just like the tomatoes.
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Time to pick another tomato! Off of the famous 5.07 Boudyo.
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
7 lbs even!it was just over 28 inches cc
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
It was the biggest bloom I have ever had. But we have had a very hot summer with most days in the 90s in the greenhouse. Still really happy with 7 lb!
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Weighed what I think might be a new USA Record cucumber! 20 1/2 lbs. This was a very special plant amongst all the others and the Cucumber it grew showed as well! It is crossed with the world record David Thomas cucumber and should be a very awesome seed!
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
It was 31 inches long and 17 inches around.
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
This is my little boy holding it! Definitely shows the true size of this!
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Dang I just found this 5 lb cucumber hidden on the 20 lb cucumber plant! I could have had a 25-pounder lol.
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Up to 4 to 5 Roots shooting out of every node where I buried the Vine! The 20 and a half Pounder was set at about 6 feet out.
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
What did you say we get for the Triple Crown Marv??? ;)
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Found this 5-pounder hiding on the same plant that grew the 20 and a half pounder...... I could have had a 25-pounder! Lol
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
There was at least four or five roots coming out of every node that I buried!
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
Stump was pretty big to for a cucumber?
 
Wednesday, August 15 View Page
A picture after it was all cleared out. I grew it in a little spot to the right of the carrots. Haven't paid any attention to the peppers but now they will get a little attention and see what I can get off of them.
 
Saturday, August 25 View Page
https://youtu.be/h8jOpj_E3Ow
 
Tuesday, September 18 View Page
I just weighed a 17 pounder off of the 14.81!
 
Friday, September 21 View Page
Just weighed a three and a half pound onion! So for the Triple Crown competition I have a 20.50 cucumber... 7 lb tomato in a 3.50 onion equals 31 lb!
 

 

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