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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 19 Entries.
Sunday, May 10 View Page
Pumpkins just starting to take off.
 
Tuesday, May 12 View Page
Bubbles Jr, starting to run. He is from Bubbles, the Michigan State record.
 
Monday, May 25 View Page
Pumpkins finally growing good. Got two plants that look good, bit one has a split stem. My other four plants haven't taken off at all, thinking the 6 inches of rain in few days didn't help.
 
Sunday, May 31 View Page
Bubbles jr is doing great about 5 feet long now and has it first female on that will be pulled.
 
Sunday, May 31 View Page
Bubbles jr is doing great about 5 feet long now and has it first female on that will be pulled.
 
Sunday, June 7 View Page
Something pruning my main vines? 4 plants out of 7 something ate only three inches of only my main vine on those plants. I been seeing lots of squirrels and just couple rabbits out. Thinking squirrels are doing it.
 
Tuesday, June 23 View Page
Not sure what is worst, squirrels or rabbits, both seen both eating my main and secondary vines. Now only have one secondary and rest are shoots off the secondary vines. Not expecting a large one this year. This is the first year I had problems with those animals. Guess the coyotes kept them at bay and haven't seen any this year. I had a ground hog put a six in hole in a 300 lb plus pumpkin five years back getting some water out in middle of summer, but had got rid of him after I seen him do it.
 
Monday, July 27 View Page
Least on the board now with one est. 109 lbs and the other at 1318 lbs. Been a bad year to start with rabbits and squirrels.
 
Saturday, August 8 View Page
Finally got three pumpkins tapping out at 215 lbs. They are slow moving only at 6 lbs a day last week. Thinking was the heat. Since cooled down they still only putting about the same. Trying now spraying leaves with seaweed kelp and gave them a good dose of plant food. Will see if that will jump start them again
 
Tuesday, August 18 View Page
Finally taped at 300 lbs but notice a 1/8 circle soft and brown. Not good but cross fingers and put mixture of capstan and sulfur on it. Still growing around 10 lbs a day and my smaller one taping at 265 lbs
 
Tuesday, August 18 View Page
Finally taped at 300 lbs but notice a 1/8 circle soft and brown. Not good but cross fingers and put mixture of capstan and sulfur on it. Still growing around 10 lbs a day and my smaller one taping at 265 lbs
 
Tuesday, August 18 View Page
Finally taped at 300 lbs but notice a 1/8 circle soft and brown. Not good but cross fingers and put mixture of capstan and sulfur on it. Still growing around 10 lbs a day and my smaller one taping at 265 lbs
 
Thursday, August 27 View Page
She almost stop growing, only putting on 4 lbs a day this week and is 330 lbs, 12 lbs from my personal best. I did losr my best one yesterday, split open on the side, guess was just a little too much water Was watering it a lot. Only got one that has a perfect round shape put hasn't put a lb on for last week and it is only 285 lbs. Starting to work on a new one but it is a little late. He is 100 lbs nice shape and DOP is 12 days ago.
 
Thursday, August 27 View Page
She almost stop growing, only putting on 4 lbs a day this week and is 330 lbs, 12 lbs from my personal best. I did losr my best one yesterday, split open on the side, guess was just a little too much water Was watering it a lot. Only got one that has a perfect round shape put hasn't put a lb on for last week and it is only 285 lbs. Starting to work on a new one but it is a little late. He is 100 lbs nice shape and DOP is 12 days ago.
 
Thursday, August 27 View Page
She almost stop growing, only putting on 4 lbs a day this week and is 330 lbs, 12 lbs from my personal best. I did losr my best one yesterday, split open on the side, guess was just a little too much water Was watering it a lot. Only got one that has a perfect round shape put hasn't put a lb on for last week and it is only 285 lbs. Starting to work on a new one but it is a little late. He is 100 lbs nice shape and DOP is 12 days ago.
 
Thursday, August 27 View Page
She almost stop growing, only putting on 4 lbs a day this week and is 330 lbs, 12 lbs from my personal best. I did losr my best one yesterday, split open on the side, guess was just a little too much water Was watering it a lot. Only got one that has a perfect round shape put hasn't put a lb on for last week and it is only 285 lbs. Starting to work on a new one but it is a little late. He is 100 lbs nice shape and DOP is 12 days ago.
 
Thursday, September 17 View Page
End of year for me. A 351 lbs pumpkin, 265 lbs and 250 lbs plus few 150 lbs ones
 
Thursday, September 17 View Page
End of year for me. A 351 lbs pumpkin, 265 lbs and 250 lbs plus few 150 lbs ones
 
Thursday, September 17 View Page
End of year for me. A 351 lbs pumpkin, 265 lbs and 250 lbs plus few 150 lbs ones
 

 

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