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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 31 Entries.
Saturday, February 16 View Page
These pine berries/white strawberryís came in the mail today and I didnít expect them to come like this. Do any of you have experience with this and know what to do? What should I do with them to get them to start growing? They donít look to healthy
Wednesday, February 20 View Page
Test germinating some seeds. I got this plastic box and heat mat from wallace wow and it stays at a constant 85. I donít have to worry about temperature spikes now!
Friday, February 22 View Page
5/6 of my practice plants are up after 3 days. Now Iím keeping them at 70 degrees under the grow light 14 hours a day
Sunday, March 3 View Page
Hereís my test plant 12 days since the seed was planted and 9 days since it came out of the ground. When I planted it into the bigger pot I put dirt all the way up to the cots and the. The next day it grew 2 inches out of the dirt again. The plant seems a little flimsy but Iím not experienced with plants this size. What can I do to fix this? Iíve heard of a fan is there anything else? Email me at pumpkins044@gmail.com if you have any ideas thanks
Sunday, March 10 View Page
This is my plant 17 days out of the ground itís crazy how healthy this plant is when all I have right now is 1 2ft t5 light. Iím ordering a couple more for my real plants.
Wednesday, March 13 View Page
This is the practice plant 19 days out of the ground under one t5 light bulb it out grew the box. I didnít feed this anything but water and a little bit of humic/ fulvic at the beginning of its life.
Saturday, April 6 View Page
Got my green house up just need to adjust the tarps a little I remember last year when it rained the water would go under the tarps and still go into the greenhouse. I have really big problems with drying out my soil at the beginning of the year would it be fine to dig a trench around the outside and fill it in later when it dries? Email me at pumpkins044@gmail.com
Sunday, April 14 View Page
Today I prepped everything for tomorrow when Iím going to start my seeds. First I sandpaper the edge of the seeds and soak them in a water kelp and humic/fulvic mix. Then I put them in a moist paper towel inside my germination chamber which stays at about 83-87 degrees. Then after 12 hours I put them in moist potting soil that I mixed with kelp and mycorrhizae and watered with weak strength kelp, humic/fulvic, and mycorrhizae/tricohderma mixture.
Friday, April 19 View Page
Seeds came up today and are under my grow light. Last night I checked them and they were barley breaking ground so I thought I could leave them for the night when I woke up this morning the 2283 and 2157 were pushing off the top of the germination chamber! I put them under my grow light that stays 76 at leaves and 68 at soil I did this to try and see if it would help them get stockier. I will cool it down once they go into the bigger pot
Friday, April 19 View Page
Here are the plants about 14 hours under the light. The 2283 is front right 1385 Howell/Jolivette is left and 2157 Daletas is back right. The 2283 is a little bit behind the 1385 and the 2283 is a little bit taller and skinnier but thatís probably because when I came down this morning it was pushing on the top of my germination chamber trying to come out and get light it doesnít matter though itís still to early to tell and it probably wonít make a difference. The 2157 is very short and stocky but hasnít turned its leaves up towards the growlight yet. I give them a break during the night and usually after the first night there up they grow a lot.
Sunday, April 21 View Page
I transplanted the plants yesterday after a day of being up roots were coming out of the bottom of 5 inch peat pots. I used bigger pots this year so I can keep the plants in longer if I need to, there no to big though so I can still get them out. I cut them in half and duct taped them so that itís easier to transplant when I need to. I mixed in some azos and mycos when I was planting and it seems like the roots finally hit them because the plants started growing much faster now. The farthest plant is the 1385 Howell which is the biggest plant which is surprising! The middle one is the 2283 which had the biggest root system when I was transplanting. All the plants are doing great!
Sunday, April 21 View Page
I transplanted the plants yesterday after a day of being up roots were coming out of the bottom of 5 inch peat pots. I used bigger pots this year so I can keep the plants in longer if I need to, there no to big though so I can still get them out. I cut them in half and duct taped them so that itís easier to transplant when I need to. I mixed in some azos and mycos when I was planting and it seems like the roots finally hit them because the plants started growing much faster now. The farthest plant is the 1385 Howell which is the biggest plant which is surprising! The middle one is the 2283 which had the biggest root system when I was transplanting. All the plants are doing great!
Sunday, April 21 View Page
I forgot the picture 1385 Howell/jolivette in the back 2283 in the middle and 2157 Daletas in the front
Wednesday, April 24 View Page
Hereís a picture of my plants. From front to back 2157 Daletas 1385 Howell/jolivette 2283. I really donít know what Iím going to plant yet. The 1385 was the fastest but the first leaf looks weird and it already has the second leaf coming up even though the first leaf hasnít come up yet. The 2283 is the second biggest and looks perfect. The 2157 was far behind so when transplanting to bigger pots I didnít put benificiaries because I donít have enough for back ups but now is growing fast and catching up without any mycorrhizae or azos. Today I watered all the plants in with azos mycorrhizae kelp humic/fulvic silica and Antony bit of amino acids. Maybye the 2157 will pick up and take the lead tommorow. If it does I will definitely plant it because I love the cross and how it was very big ott but pollinated with the 1625 ganter.
Friday, April 26 View Page
Here are the three plants from farthest to closest 2157, 2283, 1385
Saturday, April 27 View Page
I decided to measure my plants today and measure them tommorow morning to see how much there growing. Today all three measure 2.5 inches from the point of the leaf to were the leaf stalk connects to the leaf. All of them measured 2.75 inches wide at there widest point. Order of plants goes 2157 in back 2283 in middle 1385 in front
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Hi everyone something weird is happening to my plants. The cots are drying out very early compared to normal. And on this plant the leaf is turning yellow. It looks very weird and doesnít seem right. Has this happened to anyone else? If anyone has any ideas please email me at pumpkins044@gmail.com
Saturday, April 27 View Page
This is the 2157 same problem.
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Hereís the 2283 it is the only one that doesnít have the problem but I do the same things to all my plants.
Friday, May 3 View Page
Hereís a picture of the 2283 it was burned form the potting soil but seemed to grow out of it. The tennis ball is in there for a size comparison. It seems to be picking up the pace.
Friday, May 3 View Page
Hereís a picture of the 2283 it was burned form the potting soil but seemed to grow out of it. The tennis ball is in there for a size comparison. It seems to be picking up the pace.
Sunday, May 5 View Page
Hereís the 2157 Daletas that I started as a back up on the 28th. Itís been up for 3 days and seems to be growing much faster than the other two when they were this young. I donít know if Iím goin to grow this one or the 2283 yet.
Monday, May 6 View Page
Hereís a picture of the 2157 Daletas itís growing pretty fast I think. I think itís been up for 4 days.
Monday, May 6 View Page
Hereís the 2283 it survived the potting soil that my other two plants died to. The first leaf looks bad but not dead the second okay and the third which is just coming in looks perfect. I thought I was going to have to go with the 2157 backup but if this one starts growing better I will grow it. It looks much healthier than it used to.
Monday, May 6 View Page
Hereís the stump of the 2283 itís already starting to lean over which I think is good. It also has a stripe which is cool.
Monday, May 6 View Page
This is why I start in 5 gallon pots I get so much rain. Thereís no way my area will be dry enough to plant next weekend. I will probably have to just put my plant out at one point if it gets to big and see what happens which is what I did last year.
Thursday, May 9 View Page
Wow didnít expect the 2283 to recover so well from the burn. The leaves are big and healthy green. Itís still a little behind but the leaves grew 2 inches in length today and itís starting to pick up the pace. Iíll probably be growing this one. I might clip off the very burnt leaf but I will leave it for now untill the plant gets bigger.
Thursday, May 9 View Page
Hereís the stem itís very thick. I checked and I am pretty sure itís not a double vine which is good. I also mixed amendments in today I will probably plant outside at the very end of the next week.
Monday, May 13 View Page
The Tomatoes are looking great! 4/4 of the 5.71 porkchops came up 1/2 of the 5.13 came up and sadly 0/8 of the 8.22 came up so far. Iím starting more 8.22 today, I have six spots to plant I donít know which ones Iím growing specifically yet but it seems like the 5.71 are goin to be in majority. Thanks porkchop for the seeds!
Wednesday, May 15 View Page
The 2283 is looking great! Itís a lot greener than in the picture and itís growing fast. I started hardening it off by leaving it in my basement at night tonight, Iím planning on putting it out this Sunday. The original plan was to put it out much sooner but itís rained so much.
Wednesday, May 15 View Page
The only thing Iíve noticed on this plant was the secondary buds look a little yellowish towards the newer growth. The older growth looks green though so Iím guessing as the secondary buds get older they will get darker.

 

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