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Wednesday, April 17 View Page
Season has started. Home patch will have only 2 AG's 2118 Jutras 17 and 528 Gadberry 12. Going to try and reintroduce the dark green gene along with maintaining size in the squash. Moving main patch to a new location away from the local infestation of bugs. Seeds pushing dirt for there are 2469 Daletas, 2416.5 Haist, 2152 Gantner, 2118 Jutras, and these half-bloods 1047 Barlow 15, 760 Cantrell 17, 256 Cantrell 17. So far no luck pushing dirt with 834 Gadberry 03 or 823 Gadberry 04.
 
Wednesday, April 17 View Page
Melon lineup will be grown at home. Plan is to have 6 plants. Sprouted are 249 Bright, 140.5 Cantrell, 181.5 Cantrell 17 (290 Mudd x 228 Carson) 127 and 128 Cantrell 18 (both 151 Bright 84 x selfed but different plants, LONG melons). The sixth will be a Makataan or an heirloom grown competition style. Outside chance it will be a Makataan x CC seed that gets the last spot.
 
Friday, April 19 View Page
With several growers attempting to germinate some old seeds it got me to thinking about some seeds taking up space in my freezer. Decided to attempt to germinate some old corn seeds of the Montana race. Oldest seeds are from 1980 and the youngest from 1988. Some are from Cuba and Mexico but the majority are from Columbia. Also started a few seeds from a Makataan melon and some CC x Makataan crosses. Just curious what they can do.
 

 

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