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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 22 Entries.
Sunday, March 24 View Page
Hello 2019! Measured Stuff. Added in stuff. Spread stuff. Watered in stuff. Four weeks until seed starting day!
Saturday, April 20 View Page
Happy 4/20 Day!! Time to start the seeds!!
Sunday, April 28 View Page
Six of Six are up. Now itís almost time to choose.
Sunday, June 16 View Page
Plant is looking good. 1718 Kline made the final cut
Tuesday, June 18 View Page
Tissue test off in the mail today. Test 11 from Western Labs in Parma ID for those of you who are new to the hobby.
Saturday, June 29 View Page
Pollinated this 4 lobe today at 13í. Only one male flower opened so not as much pollen as I would like. This is the Kline 1718.
Saturday, June 29 View Page
Have a really nice magabloom on the first tier of my only Giant tomato plant. This is the Dunn 5.11. Prayers for a quick recovery for Chris.
Tuesday, July 2 View Page
Second pollination attempt this morning. Decent 6 lobe on a side vine.
Friday, July 5 View Page
Second pollination on the main vine - 18í out.
Friday, July 12 View Page
Third attempt on the main. About 22 feet. 4 lobes and disfigurement. Also 93 degrees forecasted high for today so....
Friday, July 12 View Page
Mega #1 on the 5.11 Dunn plant. Looking interesting!
Friday, July 12 View Page
Mega #2 on the 5.11.
Friday, July 12 View Page
13 DAP on the 1718 Kline. About volleyball-sized. This isnít lighting the world on fire but is gaining momentum.
Sunday, July 14 View Page
Pretty good one going on this plant. Canít tell it itís going to be considered 1 or 2 tomatoes.
Monday, July 15 View Page
Saying goodbye to No 1 today in favor of next one out on the main. Cut 1/2 way through this morning.
Monday, July 15 View Page
Number 2 is 10 DAP today. Good shape and looks pretty symmetrical so far.
Monday, July 15 View Page
Second tissue test is back. Looks pretty good to me!!
Monday, July 15 View Page
Tissue test No 2 came back. Super happy with this result. Now I just have to not screw things up!
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
12 DAP and the plant is growing well. Itís about 350-400 sf now. This picture gives a pretty good perspective on what us backyard growers deal with: walls, houses and patio covers! But hey we donít have the SVB in SoCal so thereís that!
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
So this giant tomato stuff is pretty fun!
Wednesday, July 17 View Page
Other side of the Big Ugly. Found a fused section between the left and right sides today. Pretty sure this will be one tomato.

 

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