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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 27 Entries.
Sunday, July 12 View Page
The patch
 
Wednesday, July 15 View Page
The patch
 
Thursday, July 16 View Page
6 dap
 
Saturday, July 18 View Page
8 days
 
Wednesday, July 22 View Page
12 days
 
Wednesday, July 22 View Page
12 days
 
Thursday, July 23 View Page
What's going on with my leaves?
 
Thursday, July 23 View Page
13 dap, how do I estimate weight?
 
Thursday, July 23 View Page
13 dap, how do I estimate weight?
 
Thursday, July 23 View Page
Leaf problem
 
Friday, July 24 View Page
Do I have a leaf problem here? I've been spraying for mildew and fungus... Also big thank you to Dave for taking a minute to email me today!
 
Saturday, July 25 View Page
Mulched the weeds!
 
Saturday, July 25 View Page
15 dap
 
Saturday, July 25 View Page
Mulched today! Watered in some triple 13 around the stump and sprayed for bugs
 
Sunday, July 26 View Page
16 dap, need to defoliate some nearby leaves. According to my amateurish Ott measurements, I think the estimated weight is 55 lbs, goal for the season was 100, thinking I may need to reconsider!
 
Sunday, July 26 View Page
Stem position
 
Monday, July 27 View Page
Big rain event today
 
Wednesday, July 29 View Page
Hit 140 Ott today, 56 in circumference. Big rain last two days and adding some fertilizer to try and green up around the stump. Sprayed everything yesterday with fungicide/insecticide combo, hoping the oldest leaves around the stump green back up, may have seen start of some powdery mildew. Still have a back up on the oldest secondary, it seems to be doing well also, may decide to keep both for insurance. Terminated all growing ends
 
Thursday, July 30 View Page
Officially 20 dap, 140 Ott, 56 in cir yesterday, seems to imply a 70ish lb pumpkin. We've got a 4 day camping trip next week, it'll be interesting to see what we come back to!
 
Thursday, July 30 View Page
59 in circ, 3 inches in a day, seems promising
 
Saturday, August 1 View Page
A plant I'd given up on in the weeds put on a fruit, giving it a shot growing blossom down to see if I can get a nice shape
 
Saturday, August 1 View Page
Another abandoned pumpkin, I couldn't bring myself to pull it, so I flipped the main vine 180 degrees to make room. I'm going to try and get another blossom down pumpkin on this one. Not expecting much, but if it Flowers, might as well give it a shot!
 
Saturday, August 1 View Page
My back up on the secondary
 
Saturday, August 1 View Page
Stem position on the secondary, a little jammed up
 
Sunday, August 2 View Page
155 Ott, 63 circ, 85 ish lbs
 
Tuesday, August 4 View Page
66 inch circ, 162 Ott, charts at appx 105 lbs, 25 dap. 10 lbs/ day for last two days. Leaving tomorrow for 4 days, hoping to come back just in time to see it gear up to peak growth. Something I read indicated most pumpkins hit about half their final weight around day 35, if I keep up 10 lbs/day, could I be shooting for 300 by season end? Small by standards around here, but I'd be stoked
 
Tuesday, August 4 View Page
The patch!
 

 

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