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Monday, February 11 View Page
Well. My first entry of the year has me thinking a lot more about my strategy this year, then looking outside and wishing I has a snowmobile. Looks like it's gonna be a while. Thanks again to wile coyote for the Terry 1742. It's a beast. After seeing pics I hope it goes a bit more orange than it's parent seed. I will be starting my own seeds this year for the first time, so I'll be a pest again, mostly to bnot, but all here too. With all the snow , I was playing with photoshop and I have a 9 year old daughter, so I produced this meme of Elsa. I'm a nerd. Hopefully some will enjoy it. :)
Thursday, April 25 View Page
I have some good news and bad news. The good news is that I have about 12 successfully germinated seeds from the 479 Lenz (aka Elvis) and started in soil. The bad news is that the 1742 Terry is not germinating. Bummer. I'm also bummed about the weather forecast too. Looks like snow potential again this weekend. So much for tilling the patch. I will collect a soil sample however to send in for analysis. Bnot has lent me his T5 grow light because he swore he wasn't going to grow this year. He then instructed me the other day to talk sense into him and convince him to stick with his plan of not growing pumpkins this summer, which I did. The more I told him it was a bad idea, the more I think he wanted to do it. lololololol. I mean, it's not a bad idea, but I was just doing what he said. :) Sooooo. It's a waiting and watching the weather forecast game right now. *sigh*
Wednesday, May 22 View Page
Here is this years patch. 3 times the size as last year at a whopping 560 sq. ft. We (Yes, my beautiful pumpcubine is going to grow a pumpkin this year too) am looking to get ammendments tilled in this Friday and plant sometime this weekend. We're tired of waiting for this roller coaster weather ride. We have a hoop house. We have dirt and we have plants (All Elvis babies). So we will see what the 479 Lenz is made of. What else is there? Oh yes, NAMES! I am kind of a Star Wars geek, so I am going with Jabba to induce a psychological size boost. My sweet gf is naming hers Zakk after the guitar legend and leader of the Black Label Society, of which we are both huge fans. Now that we have all the important stuff set, it should go off without a hitch... I mean, it's not like they need water or anything either right? Wait... what???
Wednesday, May 22 View Page
479 Lenz offspring. Elvis babies. :)


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