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Saturday, March 30 View Page
Welcome To 2019! Seeds are soaking and the season is starting here in Kansas https://youtu.be/RrSyPLDcvVc
Tuesday, April 9 View Page
Here is the 2138 Ceja. Looks like i am about right on track compared to last year
Tuesday, April 9 View Page
2017.5 Boyce Leaf came up sideways but the plant looks great.
Sunday, April 14 View Page
All of the pumpkins are looking great at the moment here is the 2138 Ceja My 1176 marintzer plants look the best at the moment when decision day gets here it will be a tough cut! https://youtu.be/D-7gr6k1aMQ
Wednesday, April 24 View Page
1176 Marintzer All of my plants are taking off and they are well ahead of last year. Good Start to the season now to I just need to keep it going for another 150ish days!
Monday, May 6 View Page
2017.5 Boyce on the right 1176 Marintzer on the left Plants are starting to get that look like they are ready to take off. Here is a video of the double vine 2138 Ceja update https://youtu.be/ufsnytC6wzw
Friday, May 10 View Page
We removed our first female of the year on the 1989.5 Daletas https://youtu.be/9ahuKYMpqBs
Wednesday, May 15 View Page
Here is a look at the 1176 marintzer and the 2017 boyce side by side. A decision on these will be made this weekend. One decision has been made, pretty easy decision when you have a huge flat vine! https://youtu.be/M39Waxd20YM
Tuesday, June 4 View Page
1176 Marintzer Slow and steady cloudy weather has us a bit behind where we want to be but it is hot now and we are picking up the pace! https://youtu.be/Sxj31hoa1qY Here is a video of the 2017 boyce double vine...Kade's plant https://youtu.be/jiqLRmFmBzM
Wednesday, June 12 View Page
Plants are starting to really fill out in Kansas. It has been slower for me with all of the clouds, actually a nice charge for us compared to past years. this is the 1176 Marintzer plant We are doing a few videos of how we setup our S curve https://youtu.be/Yyo8UE-3TJQ
Wednesday, June 12 View Page
Side vine 1176 marintzer pumpkin it opened today and we crossed it with the 2017 Boyce. Hopefully this won't be our keeper but at least we have one pollinated.
Sunday, June 16 View Page
This year marks the first year i've ever grown my own seed and yesterday was the first time i've crossed my own seed very nice 5 lober 1176 marintzer x 2017 boyce https://youtu.be/EUAaFkwpOCE
Monday, June 17 View Page
So our 2416.5 Haist was exactly what you want to see when it is pollination day. Today's backup pumpkin on the 1989.5 Daletas was not what you want to see! https://youtu.be/ZpbBDqPNKPA
Saturday, June 22 View Page
Pollinated a perfect 6 lober 1176 Marintzer x 2017.5 boyce The first pollination took so this one will be removed in a few days unless something unforeseen happens. It will be really difficult cutting off such a perfect pumpkin. Heres a look at the first pollination https://youtu.be/bpSDMfjBJX8
Sunday, June 23 View Page
Kade pollinated a 4 lober on the 2017.5 boyce x 1176 Marintzer https://youtu.be/LyRFjX_Dpmk
Tuesday, June 25 View Page
1176 Marintzer x 2017.5 boyce is starting to take off. Love this time of year!!! https://youtu.be/7LCeLhcm65o
Saturday, June 29 View Page
dap 13 on the 1176 marintzer Hot temperatures and full sun have the pumpkins kicking into high gear. For sure the largest pumpkin i've ever had at day 13 time will tell if this is a good thing or not.
Monday, July 1 View Page
Wow so fun when these things start to take off Day 14 on the 1176 Marintzer https://youtu.be/2NHCQYRaxNw
Wednesday, July 3 View Page
1176 marintzer on day 17. This is by far the biggest and best growing pumpkin i've ever had. Time will tell if i can keep it growing. https://youtu.be/w0Abc_34x0I
Saturday, July 13 View Page
Day 20 on the 2017.5 Boyce Plant looks great. I still think this one will be my biggest....BUT the 1176 Marintzer is starting to change my mind
Saturday, July 13 View Page
And here is the reason why my mind is starting to change dap 27 on the 1176 Marintzer with a 120 inch waste
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
Day 24 for Team Kade on the 2017.5 Boyce https://youtu.be/UArU4A3uVMc
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
Dap 31 on the 1176 Marintzer She is a looker hopefully it keeps its nice shape and color. 500 pounds...maybe https://youtu.be/kOeZAqAoE_Y
Sunday, August 4 View Page
The 1176 Marintzer is measuring over 1000 pounds hopefully we'll be setting a new Kansas record later this year! https://youtu.be/rOWayIJvB1I
Sunday, August 18 View Page
Little nighttime pic. The 1176 Marintzer is still growing, after a week vacation i came home to a stem with some issues. I've been fighting that all this last week and it seems to be healing over, however we are supposed to have 100 plus degrees with heat index around 110+ so the season could come to a screeching halt soon!
Friday, September 13 View Page
Two weeks left. Hopefully we'll be weighing the 1176 marintzer. If it makes it this will be the first time I've grown and weighed my own seed. https://youtu.be/Pf_N1Qpfa54
Friday, September 27 View Page
Weigh is tomorrow so excited! Could be another Kansas record! Be sure to guess a weight so you can win a shirt and seeds! https://youtu.be/t3C06EsUprw
Saturday, September 28 View Page
1242.5 Marintzer


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