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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 22 Entries.
Saturday, April 20 View Page
150 sq. ft. patch prep, hauled in about 2.5 yards of new soil and compost to make a raised bed. Broadfork was used to break up native soil.
 
Friday, May 3 View Page
The four seeds I started include the 1947.5 Clementz, 1211 Ailts (2 seeds), and the 1817 McConkie
 
Friday, May 3 View Page
Seeds were soaked in water over night on a heat mat
 
Saturday, May 4 View Page
The next day the seeds were wrapped in slightly moist napkins and placed in plastic baggies. Back on the heat mat and covered with a cloth rag.
 
Sunday, May 5 View Page
The fresh 1211 Ailts seeds were quick to germinate. Placed the seeds into Blackgold seedling mix.
 
Monday, May 13 View Page
1211 Ailts #1 coming up
 
Tuesday, May 14 View Page
Still waiting for the others
 
Wednesday, May 15 View Page
150 sq. ft. patch close to being ready.
 
Saturday, May 18 View Page
All four seedlings are up. The Ailts and Clementz seedlings have been transplanted to larger pots.
 
Saturday, May 18 View Page
1211 Ailts #1
 
Saturday, May 18 View Page
1211 Ailts #2
 
Saturday, May 18 View Page
1947.5 Clementz
 
Saturday, May 18 View Page
1817 McConkie
 
Saturday, May 25 View Page
150 sq. ft. hoophouse ready with sides rolled up
 
Saturday, May 25 View Page
1211 Ailts #1 went into the ground today.
 
Saturday, May 25 View Page
Hoophouse is 10.3 feet wide.
 
Sunday, May 26 View Page
Raised bed length is 17 feet. The white string marks the 14.5 foot mark, giving me 150 sq. ft. for the pumpkin. The left over 25 sq. ft. will be for four heirloom tomatoe plants, put into the ground today.
 
Tuesday, May 28 View Page
Fourth of July tomato plant
 
Tuesday, May 28 View Page
Big Brandy tomato plant
 
Tuesday, May 28 View Page
Black Krim tomato plant
 
Tuesday, May 28 View Page
DX 52-12 USU developed high altitude tomato plant
 
Saturday, June 1 View Page
150 sq. ft. contest early patch photo with 12 oz. reference can. Patch size is 10.3 ft. x 14.5 ft. Three pumpkin plants are in the ground at the far end. The 1211 Ailts is at the center and has been in the ground for a week. The 1947.5 Clementz is in the right corner and the 1817 McConkie is in the left corner. They have been in the ground for two days.
 

 

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