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Thursday, May 16 View Page
Planted out 1576 LaRiviere 18 HDA winner and 1656 Stelts 18 HDA winner. After 2 failed attempts at germinating my 761 Rahe 18 I decided to plant out the 1656 instead.
Sunday, July 21 View Page
1576 LaRivere. This plant has contracted some disease. Also nothing I pollinated with it took. The plan was to use it to pollinate my other plants and self.
Sunday, July 21 View Page
1576 LaRivere. A few of the failed attempts to set a pumpkin. Sadly nothing went my way with this one so I pulled it today.
Sunday, July 21 View Page
1656 Stelts day 10. After switching pollination plans I get a set on every attempt. This was my backup plant and now it's the best plant I have. I did finally get one of my 761 Rahe seeds to germinate. It immediately double vined. I cut it off and went with the nearest side vine and have had no trouble since. Farmin aint EZ.
Friday, August 9 View Page
1656 Stelts day 30. est 245 lbs. Developed a foaming stump a couple of weeks ago. About a hundred lbs less than I would like to see by now. It's going to be a good looker though. Took a bit of hail damage 10 days ago.
Thursday, August 15 View Page
Lost my pumpkin on the 1656 Stelts to blossom end split at day 35. est. 315 lbs. So both my competition plants are toast. I'm left with one of my smaller genetic plants.


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