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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 28 Entries.
Tuesday, January 1 View Page
This will be my first year of growing and I can not be more excited. I am still trying to figure out what seeds to grow as I have some good ones. I will be growing all the plants in the GPC categories, I know its a lot but I am down for the challenge. I would just like to thank everyone who have helped thus far. Happy New Year to everyone and good luck growing.
 
Monday, March 18 View Page
I had a great time in Green Bay at my very first big show. I met many good growers and got many tips. It was nice to meet all of you and would like to thanks everyone who made it happen at Lambeau. I hope I will get to speak with all of you again when I have my own pumpkin stories to tell.
 
Monday, March 18 View Page
I had a great time in Green Bay and met many great growers. I would like to thank the GPC and all the others who made it happen. I got to meet with some great people. I hope to speak with all of you again when I have my own pumpkin stories to share.
 
Thursday, April 11 View Page
Sent my soil test today. I'm going with spectrum analytics. Im going to see what theirs is like and they give recommendations for AGs as well. Now we wait until the snow melts to add amendments, come on spring!
 
Wednesday, April 17 View Page
Well here's my official lineup! Bottom two are backups. Hopefully the 2027 germs but it has a crack near the point so who knows.
 
Friday, April 19 View Page
Got my results back today! surprisingly not as bad as i figured. Low on OM which I figured.
 
Friday, April 19 View Page
Let's try it with a pic this time!
 
Saturday, April 20 View Page
Well here we go!!!
 
Saturday, April 20 View Page
Cleared the patch today! Needed to be done. I had lots of debris from last years weeds, lol. Looks a bit better now.
 
Saturday, April 20 View Page
My test plants got some sun today.
 
Saturday, April 20 View Page
Also made one hoop house today! I still need to make two more but I'm getting closer. I would like to thank my dad for helping me build.
 
Tuesday, April 23 View Page
Well I don't know if my first seeds are going to germ I may have overheated them. I will leave them a couple days and see what happens. I have another 2017.5 and more 2091s so I will start those in a day or two of my others don't germ. I will also germ 1962 Haist, 1918 qualley, and 1921 carrier too and pick the best of those plants because I am almost certain the 2027 won't germ due to a severe crack by its point.
 
Wednesday, April 24 View Page
Success!!! My 2091 sprouted. I'll wait on the 2017 but I'm giving up on the broken 2027. I will start the 1962 Haist, 1918 qualley, and 1921 carrier on Friday
 
Thursday, April 25 View Page
My 2017.5 Boyce finally popped a root! Yay!!!
 
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Got my maters seeds picked. Probably time to start. Hopefully I do garden rebel and Marley proud in the mater competition.
 
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Test plants looking good hard to not keep them when they look this good.
 
Saturday, April 27 View Page
The 2017.5 Boyce and 2091 midthun are both peeking out of the soil!
 
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Started more seeds. A couple are squash seeds but the rest are AGs. I need to pick one out of the rest to grow and the others ( if they grow) will go to another patch.
 
Saturday, April 27 View Page
Finally finished my hoop houses!
 
Monday, April 29 View Page
I think I'm getting better at this. 4 for 6 so far. I think my success is using an old incubator. It keeps heat good and isn't as big as my old germ chamber.
 
Sunday, May 5 View Page
Got 6 yards of compost for the patch yesterday.
 
Sunday, May 5 View Page
Got it spread and tilled. Also got the hoops thrown out there.
 
Sunday, May 5 View Page
Well my 1918 qualley popped open the seed shell but never sprouted a root. Odd so I had to look. Lol
 
Sunday, May 5 View Page
Up potted my 2017.5 Boyce and 2091 midthun. They got some sun today.
 
Wednesday, May 8 View Page
Well it's looking like my 1921.5 Carrier is going to beat out my 1962 Haist.
 
Friday, May 17 View Page
Plants hit dirt today! This ones the 2017 Boyce.
 
Friday, May 17 View Page
1921 carrier
 
Friday, May 17 View Page
1962 Haist
 

 

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