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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 11 Entries.
Thursday, January 3 View Page
Happy new year everyone. We moved to a 10 acre property, so space isn't as much of a problem anymore. Soil test is going out tomorrow. I'm currently working out how to shade this area during the summer, since temperatures out here still get well into the 100s during the peak of summer. Measurements are approximately 70x80 feet. I think I will grow two pumpkins, a squash, tomatoes, and long gourds, but I haven't yet decided. As for edibles, I will be growing tomatoes, beans, peas, squash, and peppers. This is my last year before college, so I'm hoping to break 1000 pounds in 2019. Best of luck to everyone.
 
Monday, January 21 View Page
Shade cloth suspension system is up
 
Wednesday, April 3 View Page
2 day germination on 2261, 2027, 1928, and 350. Several other seeds showing signs of germination. I soaked these overnight (8hours) on the heat mat, which I think may have helped with germination, since I have never tried it before. 139 Jutras field pumpkins are all up as well, along with several of the tomatoes, which were started earlier.
 
Wednesday, April 3 View Page
Soil report is looking alright considering the fact that this soil hadn't been touched in years. 30 yards of compost is arriving this Friday, and I will be amending the soil with fish meal, kelp meal, gypsum, oyster shell meal, ironite, borax, sulfur, and perhaps calcium nitrate. I'm pretty optimistic about the year to come! This will be my last year in this sport, since I will be shipped off to college in September.
 
Monday, April 22 View Page
Plants in ground April 20 (1317 Clementz, 2261 Wallace) and April 21 (1928 Daletas, 2027 H).
 
Wednesday, May 1 View Page
1928 left, 2027 right. 2261 and 1317 Clementz in back greenhouse.
 
Tuesday, May 7 View Page
1317 Clementz
 
Tuesday, May 7 View Page
2261 wallace
 
Tuesday, May 7 View Page
2027 Haist. 2416 didn't make it. Sorry Karl.
 
Tuesday, May 7 View Page
1928 Daletas
 
Tuesday, May 7 View Page
Patch at large
 

 

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