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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 12 Entries.
Friday, February 8 View Page
Test photo. This is the 1541 Groenewold. What a beauty!
Monday, February 25 View Page
Took soil samples today. Growing season is fast approaching!
Monday, February 25 View Page
Got a nice core sampler for Christmas. Makes this task much easier. I took 30 different samples across the entire patch.
Monday, February 25 View Page
After letting the soil dry over night, I break up the cores and mix them well prior to shipping them to the lab. I have typically used Midwest Labs in Omaha, this spring I am sending my soil to Midwest Labs and A&L Great Lakes to compare the results.
Saturday, March 23 View Page
Ground was the perfect moisture to get the years first till done Saturday evening. Spread a 50 pound bag of sulfur. City water has raised my pH from 6.6 to 7.5 over the last few years, the sulfur should help bring that number back down into the upper 6's.
Thursday, May 16 View Page
1097.5 Hodge on the left, 1602 Est. Hodge on the right.
Thursday, May 16 View Page
1188 Hodge on the left, 1875 Mendi on the right.
Thursday, May 16 View Page
1247 Hodge on the left, 1927.5 Daletas on the right.
Thursday, May 16 View Page
2 - 1741 Terry's from 2017. Both look amazing. Will make final plant choices in just over a week. Finally getting some warm sunny weather.
Friday, July 19 View Page
1927.5 Daletas X 1741 Terry. Day 20. Measures 196" Total.
Friday, July 19 View Page
1875 Mendi X 1097.5 Hodge. Day 20. Measures 194" Total.
Friday, July 19 View Page
1741 Terry X Self. Day 20. Measures 192" Total Side note, the 1097.5 Hodge main fruit aborted in the heat at 15 days old. Have two sets on side vines going, 4 and 5 days old. Will post pictures when the chosen one reaches day 20.


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