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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 38 Entries.
Sunday, January 12 View Page
finally, 4 months after seed sowing, I see my first hydro flowers :) this one in on an Eptein PL plant and IMO it looks not bad
 
Wednesday, January 15 View Page
today I got my first 2 fruits set (unfortunately they are not from a giant variety but from a strange colored one, grown in soil and now transplanted in water). I'm still hoping that a big Epstein PL blossom will set, and I have other 2 giant varieties still without flowers.
 
Saturday, January 18 View Page
first Epstein fruit finally set
 
Sunday, January 26 View Page
first Epstein PL fruits set
 
Sunday, January 26 View Page
This is my biggest to date, unfortunately not a giant variety
 
Saturday, February 1 View Page
my best (and only at the moment) chance for the winter contest (Epstein PL)
 
Sunday, February 9 View Page
my only fruit growing at the moment now 6 inches around how many days left?
 
Sunday, February 16 View Page
10 days from my last update, same tomato now taping 8 1/2 inches
 
Sunday, February 16 View Page
10 days from my last update, same tomato now taping 8 1/2 inches
 
Sunday, March 1 View Page
my first hydro tomato less than 2 oz but still nice to get it to ripe
 
Sunday, March 1 View Page
and this is my winter competition Epstein growing very slowly, now taping less than 11 inches, maybe it will reach 14 or 15 before March 19th
 
Sunday, March 1 View Page
way too late for the winter competition, but finally I got some more fruits to set here is a nice triple on a ribbon vine, from an unknown italian variety
 
Saturday, March 7 View Page
I really like this mini monster! It will not be in time for the winter competition, but i will grow it for seeds.
 
Sunday, March 8 View Page
here's my little monster
 
Tuesday, March 10 View Page
my little monster now taping 9 inches
 
Tuesday, March 10 View Page
retrying with the picture
 
Wednesday, March 11 View Page
my two babies
 
Saturday, March 14 View Page
my competition Epstein started to blush now taping 11.5 inches, I think to weight it tomorrow, I expect maybe half pound :)
 
Sunday, March 15 View Page
My Epstein finished @ 11.5 inches and 0.59 pounds
 
Monday, March 16 View Page
my little monster growing well
 
Thursday, March 19 View Page
my little monster taping 12 inches already, I will let it grow
 
Sunday, March 22 View Page
little monster keeps growing, now almost 13 inches
 
Thursday, March 26 View Page
here's my baby today, taping 13.3 inches
 
Sunday, March 29 View Page
my baby reached 14 inches today :) also behind it's possible to see 2 black pots where I tried to transplant from water to soil, we'll see the results
 
Tuesday, March 31 View Page
the other side of the monster :)
 
Monday, April 6 View Page
my baby reached 15 inches today :)
 
Sunday, April 12 View Page
16 inches today, still no signs of ripening
 
Wednesday, April 15 View Page
first blush :)
 
Friday, April 17 View Page
my baby is still growing, 16.33 inches today, I will give it one more day
 
Sunday, April 19 View Page
time to go, baby!
 
Sunday, April 19 View Page
16.5 inches
 
Sunday, April 19 View Page
and 1.46 pounds, not bad for first indoor hydro attempt
 
Sunday, April 19 View Page
here is the bottom side, no BER at all
 
Sunday, April 19 View Page
here's a detail of the ribbon vine
 
Saturday, May 23 View Page
this is my setup for this summer, 15 plants in 5 gallon pots
 
Saturday, May 23 View Page
some nice flowers
 
Sunday, May 31 View Page
interesting fruit, from a special Belmonte variety in a 5 gallon pot
 
Saturday, July 11 View Page
my first ripe tomato of the season (a pink variant from old big zac seeds) not big, maybe 1 pound, but we had too bad weather here in june, so I dont expect to get much better than that this year the 5 gallon pots seemed to work very well in the first weeks, but now I think they are showing their limits
 

 

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