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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 45 Entries.
Sunday, March 1 View Page
Should be easier for the Canadian growers. Our gallons are bigger
Monday, March 9 View Page
Winter grow is over for me. Very humbling experience! This is my best out of 3 tomatoes. 4.2 ozs. or .26 lbs. When I started this I set my goal at making sure I had a tomato to weigh......guess I should have set it higher lol
Monday, March 9 View Page
The most important thing I learned from this competition.......don't take off the rest of the tomatoes. they taste great. As long as you slice them thin
Saturday, March 14 View Page
All set in case they quarantine us for 2 weeks. 140 beers and 6 rolls of toilet paper. Maybe I should get more beers.
Sunday, March 29 View Page
Got my new watering system finished
Saturday, May 9 View Page
Started some of my tomatoes on Tuesday. Pic was too big to download until I read Rebels post. Thanks Rick
Saturday, May 16 View Page
Second round tomatoes. 36 of 40 on the first round. Having trouble getting the Big Wixoms to go. Got a little advice from Porkchop. I'm going to put these under the light above my fridge. About 5 warmer up there. (80F)
Wednesday, May 20 View Page
Anybody ever seen this before
Thursday, May 21 View Page
My throw back pic. This is "Hair-ee" grown in 2008
Thursday, May 21 View Page
Another pic of the 4 cot leaf tomato
Tuesday, May 26 View Page
My Easter egg plants are looking good since they went outside
Tuesday, May 26 View Page
Eggs are hard to see because they're under the leaves. There's a dosen eggs on this plant
Saturday, June 6 View Page
Planting day. Ready to go
Saturday, June 6 View Page
First starts are ready to go. Ended up with one of Wixom's 6.23 and one of Porkchop's 9.65. No Big Wixom's. Sorry Chris
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Half the eggs on the Easter egg plant are changing color already. They're all different sizes with the biggest not quite the size of a real chicken egg.
Thursday, June 11 View Page
Now that we're going to stage 2 of re-opening in Ontario some of the day care is open again. What a relief!
Thursday, June 11 View Page
And my favorite hunting spot too. Orange hat....safety first!
Saturday, June 20 View Page
Update on Easter egg plants. Both potted plants have 18 eggs on them. I harvested seeds out of one egg each plant and put 10 of each in paper towel today. This is the oldest plant
Saturday, June 20 View Page
This plant is 2 weeks younger. The yellow egg and the biggest white one are the same size as a chicken egg
Sunday, June 28 View Page
Tomatoes are all in. 40 in the ground and 5 in buckets. First mega on the 4.9 LaRue. Plants pretty small. Won't prune unless this thing really takes off.
Sunday, June 28 View Page
At least 25 eggs on this Easter egg plant. Hard to count all the new ones.
Sunday, July 5 View Page
Wasn't sure the whole flower would pollinate. On July 1st one half was still flowered. It looks like it took OK though.
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
Don't know if anyone has had this problem before but it was new to me.
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
Something chewing the crap out of my plants and tomatoes
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
Fortunately for me my buddy and mentor John Butler knew straight away. "you've got a horn worm". Guess what?
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
It's nice to have an experienced grower helping.
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
Found a couple more. Am I ever glad they were on my eating tomatoes.
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
These won't be a problem anymore.
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
I'll get the stuff John said to put on the plants to get rid of them tomorrow.
Thursday, July 30 View Page
Sorry just messing everybody around a bit. I'm like that sometimes especially when I've had a couple cold ones. Food grade Diatomaceous earth is the product. You can get it pretty much anywhere.
Tuesday, August 11 View Page
First tomato this tear off the 4.9 LaRue
Tuesday, August 11 View Page
3.594 lbs.
Tuesday, August 11 View Page
I really like this one on the 5.23 Lyons. I've got 2 of these growing and the other has had all kinds of tomatoes on it. This was the first flower on this plant. Singing "Sweat Dreams" to this one already.
Friday, August 21 View Page
Not sure if this thing will help much with the covid
Friday, August 21 View Page
But it sure makes a nice support for my tomato and..... I shouldn't have to worry about my tomato getting a virus!
Friday, August 21 View Page
Weighed my second tomato today. Going the wrong direction. 3.57 lbs.
Friday, August 21 View Page
3.57 bottom
Friday, August 28 View Page
This pics for Marv. Late mega on the 5.71 Lambchop. Where was this one a few weeks ago lol
Friday, August 28 View Page
would have liked to give it a try
Wednesday, September 2 View Page
Moving in the right direction now. 4.78 lbs.
Wednesday, September 2 View Page
4.78 bottom pic. Starting to crack. Had to weigh it
Friday, September 11 View Page
4.06 lbs. grown off the 5.21 DeMars
Friday, September 11 View Page
4.63 lbs. grown off the 5.71 Lambchop
Friday, September 11 View Page
4.63 bottom
Saturday, September 12 View Page
Pretty small. 5 gallon pail entry

 

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