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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 12 Entries.
Saturday, July 20 View Page
This is my son peering from inside my 657lb pumpkin that actually won the Texas state record my first season growing! I grew a couple of seasons, we moved, kids got older life full of activities and schedules and I haven't grown for 11 years! Our family now finds ourselves in Michigan, and my son (same as pictured) is a teenager. He comes to me in June and asks if he can grow a pumpkin with me! Sure, we're late to the game this season but we are making it happen! Dropping a few photos here to document our season. I have LOVED the time with him in the patch!!!
 
Saturday, July 20 View Page
Thanks Tom, for rushing these seeds our way as we rushed to build a patch!
 
Saturday, July 20 View Page
June 5th, our patch is complete! The hubby rented a sod cutter and he and my son did all the heavy work. Added 5 yards of 2year old composted horse manure and 5 yards of rich, black compost
 
Saturday, July 20 View Page
June 5th, plants are in the patch! He is growing the 187.5 (1625x1730 clone) and named it Robert Plant. I'm growing "Fat Bottomed Girl", the 370 and hope the name will be fitting!
 
Saturday, July 20 View Page
Seeds
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
June 12, plants doing well after a week in the patch
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
June 21, 2019
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
June 28, 2019
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
July 5, 2019
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
July 12, 2019
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
July 19, 2019 187.5 - twins pollinated 7/16/2019 The first one is 9.5 feet out on the main and is a self pollination The second is 10.5 feet out on the main and is a cross with the 370....this one outgrew the first to open for pollination on the same day. Both 4 lobes 370 - 2 pollinations last week The first was pollinated 7/14 at 7.5 feet out on the main, and is crossed with the 187.5....5 lobes The second was pollinated 7/16 at 8.5 feet out on the main and is also crossed with 187.5, also 5 lobes
 
Sunday, July 21 View Page
July 21, excited to have prospects further out in the main vine.....but we're already late in this season, winter comes early here in Michigan!
 

 

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