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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 23 Entries.
Saturday, February 1 View Page
Well, we are pretty much settled into the new place, 2 moves in 3 years so weíre staying here for a while. Good news we have 3 acres- bad news is undeveloped with a large pond in the middle.
Saturday, February 1 View Page
This is the young fella on the pond/rink. I told him to enjoy it because itís going in the Spring.
Saturday, February 1 View Page
This pic didnít upload on the first entry.
Saturday, February 1 View Page
This pic didnít upload on the first entry.
Monday, April 27 View Page
I donít know what this plant or berry is.
Monday, April 27 View Page
This is a pic of the plant. My daughter asked me what it is and I donít know. It just started producing some kind of fruit.
Friday, May 8 View Page
These are all back ups, from 10 year old seeds and the cross is 670 Daigle x self. The mother was a small but beautiful pumpkin. Although it's late I will be growing at least one of these to keep the genes going. The 670 Daigle is one of my favorite orange pumpkins ever.
Wednesday, May 13 View Page
May 13 and I'm looking outside and it's snowing. Between this and the self isolation I'm getting a little nuts. Not long ago, we would have temps in the 20's in May.
Tuesday, June 30 View Page
I found this on the road this morning while out for a run, looks like some kind of pin.
Tuesday, June 30 View Page
Just one more angle. Going to post on the message board to see if anyone knows what this is.
Saturday, July 4 View Page
Good news bad news. This is day 5 from the 670 Daigle x self. ( 670 is my favourite orange ). Bad news is that everything is two weeks behind because of the cold Spring and the plant is not nearly as large as I would like. Now begins the balance on growing the plant and fruit before a sink is made where the plant stops growing
Thursday, July 9 View Page
Well this is not what I wanted to find. We had quite a storm last night and stupid me didnít think to secure the vine. The split comes right after a female ready to open. I donít know whether to cut the vine or leave it.
Thursday, July 9 View Page
Well this is not what I wanted to find. We had quite a storm last night and stupid me didnít think to secure the vine. The split comes right after a female ready to open. I donít know whether to cut the vine or leave it.
Thursday, July 9 View Page
Another view of the split.
Thursday, July 9 View Page
Well the hits keep coming. We got about 3 inches of rain last night, obviously too much to handle.
Wednesday, July 22 View Page
Powdery mildew has come early here on the cucumber plants. I googled ď anti fungalĒ and this comes highly recommended. This is going to take all day!
Monday, July 27 View Page
With all this heat you would think the beets would be suffering, but they are all doing well.
Monday, July 27 View Page
This one is the tallest and still going strong.
Monday, July 27 View Page
Last pic of the beets. The one on the right, and the previous two pics are giant yellow eckendorf. The one on the left is mammoth red mangel.
Monday, July 27 View Page
Of all the peppers growing this one is my favourite. Itís a Christmas tree pepper plant, or , sweet pickle pepper. Unlike othe ďChristmas treeĒ peppers, these are supposed to be very edible. They are just changing now.
Monday, July 27 View Page
Nothing special going on in one of the pepper houses except for the fact that all of these plants were in terrible condition only a month ago. Seriously, as a last ditch effort I placed two mint plants and one citronella plant in there and now they are all healthy, albeit, way behind. The plants had serious infections of aphids and something was causing black spots on the leaves.
Monday, July 27 View Page
2020 certainly has been challenging. More pics soon, hopefully of decent pumpkins.
Sunday, August 2 View Page
Now all I need is a magic Johnson zucchini

 

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