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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 34 Entries.
Friday, March 6 View Page
My 150 sq ft plant, the 547 Foss is the strongest plant I've ever had to start the season. I like my chances for the competition. Will post pictures later.
 
Saturday, April 18 View Page
My entry for the 150 sq ft competition. The row of onions next to the soda can mark the end of the 150 sq ft
 
Saturday, April 18 View Page
Put seeds in my germination chambers today. Growing 993 Vincent 12* and 1070.5 Yohe 18* for squash this year and growing 547 Foss 19 for HD orange and 150 sq ft competition.
 
Wednesday, May 6 View Page
The 150 sq ft growing area is 10ft x 15ft.
 
Wednesday, May 6 View Page
The 993* Vincent, 1070.5* Yohe and 547 Foss all came up and are nice strong plants. all are on their 2nd true leaf and will go in the ground this weekend.
 
Wednesday, May 6 View Page
entry marked March 6 should be May 6
 
Thursday, May 14 View Page
The 993*Vincent, 1070.5*Yohe, and 547 Foss are all in the ground.
 
Saturday, May 23 View Page
4.28 Spaziani and Big Wixom in the ground. Trying one more time to get a 6.23 Konieczny to germinate.
 
Friday, May 29 View Page
6.23 Konieczny came up today.
 
Thursday, June 11 View Page
150 sq ft competition: cold frame removed today. Picture with the contest standard reference object included.
 
Sunday, June 14 View Page
Cold frame removed from 1070.5* Yohe squash plant today, will post picture later. Will be removing the cold frame from the 933* Vincent squash plant by the end of the week. Also put the 6.23 Konieczny tomato plant in the ground yesterday.
 
Wednesday, June 17 View Page
150 sq ft competition: 547 Foss, main is about 7 ft long with the beginnings of 6 side vines. growing 6" plus per day.
 
Wednesday, June 17 View Page
1070.5* Yohe squash, 5+ foot main with several 3" to 6" secondaries started. growing about 6" per day.
 
Wednesday, June 17 View Page
933* Vincent squash, main vine over 4 ft long with the start of several side vines. growing about 6" per day.
 
Monday, July 6 View Page
1070.5* x self real nice 5 lobe at 11 feet on the main. next one will be ready in 5 or 6 days at about 15 feet on the main.
 
Tuesday, July 7 View Page
933* Vincent x 1070.5* Yohe. Nice 5 lobe at 10 feet on main, used 3 males from 1070.5. Next one in about 5 or 6 days at about 13 feet. Excuse the fuzzy pic :-)
 
Friday, July 17 View Page
150 sq ft bed almost filled in. I have 2 pollinated 1 - 9 inches out on a side vine 12 ft from the stump 7 DAP and 1 - 16 ft out on the main vine at 6 DAP. The main vine fruit will probably be the chosen but will wait another week or so to decide.
 
Friday, July 17 View Page
933* Vincent x 1070.5* Yohe - 10 dap
 
Tuesday, July 21 View Page
933* Vincent x 1070.5* Yohe 14 dap. starting to take off.
 
Tuesday, July 21 View Page
pollinated a real nice 5 lobe 18 feet out on a side vine. 1070.5* Yohe x 933* Vincent. used 5 males. hope this one takes as the first 2 aborted and I'm running out of time.
 
Tuesday, July 21 View Page
150 square foot competition. chosen fruit - 547 Foss x self 16 feet out on main - 10 dap with standard reference object
 
Saturday, July 25 View Page
150 sq ft competition 547 Foss 14 dap starting to take off.
 
Tuesday, July 28 View Page
547 Foss - 17 dap, looking good from a distance
 
Friday, July 31 View Page
150 square foot competion - 547 Foss 20 dap with standard reference object.
 
Tuesday, August 4 View Page
1070.5* Yohe x 933* Vincent - 14 dap. It looks like the 3rd attempt worked, the other two did not make it past 7 days.
 
Thursday, August 20 View Page
1070.5* Yohe - 30 dap
 
Thursday, August 20 View Page
150 sq ft competition - 547 Foss - 40 dap
 
Saturday, September 12 View Page
150 sq ft comp - 547 Foss looking good and still growing with 2 weeks to go. Plants are a little rough after the cold snap but fruits are looking good.
 
Saturday, September 12 View Page
150 sq ft comp - 547 Foss looking good and still growing with 2 weeks to go. Plants are a little rough after the cold snap but fruits are looking good.
 
Saturday, September 12 View Page
1070.5* Yohe looking good and still growing. It is my fastest grower at this point. 3 weeks to go for this one.
 
Saturday, September 12 View Page
1070.5* Yohe looking good and still growing. It is my fastest grower at this point. 3 weeks to go for this one.
 
Saturday, September 12 View Page
The tomatoes came through the cold snap in great shape. This one is a double on the Big Wixom at 30 dap.
 
Saturday, September 26 View Page
150 sq ft competition pumpkin - 547 Foss x self
 
Saturday, September 26 View Page
150 sq ft competition - 437.5 lbs on 547 Foss x self
 

 

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