Home What's New Message Board
BigPumpkins.com
Select Destination Site Search
 
Kevin Snyder (TEAM HAMMER) - 2020 Grower Diary Point your RSS aggregator here to subscribe to this Grower Diary.

Show Entries in

Grower Diary Menu
  Back to Previous Page
List Other Grower's Diaries
Submit to Your Own Diary

 
Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 7 Entries.
Sunday, August 23 View Page
Ned, thanks for all the 3.77 seeds, they produce mega blooms like crazy, just like you said they would! One question, when can I expect the blossoms to fuse together? Thanks again, Kevin
 
Monday, August 24 View Page
My first ever giant tomato, grown on CK's 6.23 Konieczny 2019. It weighed in at 5 lbs 8.8 ounces or 5.55 pounds. It taped about 25.75". The goal for my rookie season was to hit 5 pounds, mission accomplished but, more to come. Thanks for the seeds Chris, it is a good one! If I wouldn't have made some rookie mistakes I'm sure it would have made it to 6+ pounds. I have a few ideas on how to improve next year. I have a late pollination on a second mega last week on the same plant that produced this one, it should be fun to see what it turns into.
 
Monday, August 24 View Page
Here is the 6.23 Konieczny plant just before harvesting the 5.55 Snyder with the Tomato Hauler 3000 ready on stand by.
 
Monday, August 24 View Page
This is as far as I could stretch the tape on the 5.55 before weighing it.
 
Saturday, August 29 View Page
Ned, good news, some of those blossoms finally fused together on one of my 3.77 Sandercock!
 
Saturday, August 29 View Page
It's easy to weigh a PB when you've never weighed a tomato before, but what about your second tomato? This one had a bigger CC but wasn't quite as thick so I was sure it would go light to its 27-1/8" measurement. The question was, how light? I didn't think it was going to beat my tomato from earlier this week, it was a little nerve wracking, but the scale settled on a new PB of 5.69 pounds. Thanks for those 3.77 seeds Ned! They do throw a ton of mega blooms. I had a little trouble getting the best blossoms to stick, probably rookie mistakes, but I think the potential is there for it to produce a monster.
 
Saturday, August 29 View Page
I heard they make the rockin' world go round.
 

 

Top of Page

Questions or comments? Send mail to Ken AT bigpumpkins.com.
Copyright © 1999-2020 BigPumpkins.com. All rights reserved.