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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 18 Entries.
Monday, January 4 View Page
A Giant Pumpkin crapper? A metaphor for my season last year. This year will be better. Good luck this year everybody!
Thursday, January 14 View Page
Replace fishing with "Big Pumpkins:
Thursday, March 18 View Page
Yep, this is me.
Saturday, April 10 View Page
Started germination of: 1370 C/P, 1625 Gartner, 1803 Hoelke, plus some of my own seeds.
Tuesday, April 27 View Page
No dice on the 1803. The 1625 Gantner that I was stoked to grow seemed to germinate OK, but then the cots got goey. I think I'm done with old seeds. What remains is 3X my 1049 Boelman from 2019.
Tuesday, May 18 View Page
This will totally be me someday. I'll grow pumpkins long after my dementia has fully set in, and until my kids put me in an old folks home. Not sure if someday there will be a big orange booty nearby?
Tuesday, May 18 View Page
So, I had 3X my 1049 Boelman growing in my mini greenhouse. A few days ago I moved one of them out of the greenhouse and into the middle of the patch (it survived the transplanting and is doing fine) to serve as a pollinator for . . .
Tuesday, May 18 View Page
Late acquisition of a 1501 VW seed from a very generous Midwest grower (thank you so much, greatly appreciated!). 1501 VW plant in the foreground, and 2X my 1049 in the background.
Saturday, July 17 View Page
Harry Potter World @ Universal Orlando
Friday, August 6 View Page
A different kind of mega-blossom
Monday, August 16 View Page
Still mostly white with very little cantalouping.
Monday, August 16 View Page
Always fun when they grow up to the 2nd floor window, LOL
Tuesday, August 17 View Page
Sunflower seeds that the birds picked off, landed in a curled up pumpkin leaf, and with the frequent watering they germinated, LOL
Saturday, October 2 View Page
Anamosa Pumpkinfest - 6th Place 891.5 Boelman (1501 VW X 1049 Boelman
Sunday, October 3 View Page
Good times!
Sunday, October 3 View Page
The Pumpkin Master!
Sunday, October 3 View Page
Had to grab a pic for the next Zanfel newsletter :-)
Sunday, October 3 View Page
A happy camper that our pumpkin is displayed in front of our house - Thank You to my friends that unloaded my pumpkin on Sunday - greatly appreciated!!


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