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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 42 Entries.
Thursday, April 28 View Page
Transplanted the 1st round of pumpkin plants into larger pots today. 2350 Geinger, 1552 Young, & 1385.5 Howell/Jolivette.
Sunday, May 1 View Page
Round 2 seedlings 4 out of 5 germinated. One has 3 cots. A 1028 Klowan. This is the 2nd seedling I have ever had that had 3 cots. Probably won't grow it, but we will see how it progresses.
Monday, May 2 View Page
We finally got some much needed moisture today! Rain & snow got us 1". Also started some squash seeds today. 1721.8 Segaert 463.5 Theil 359 Lee
Thursday, May 5 View Page
2nd round pumpkins transplanted into bigger containers. 2 from my 88lb pumpkin from last year and a 907 Young. If the weather holds, will be planting in the patch in the next few days.
Wednesday, May 11 View Page
2nd time trying to grow giant tomatoes. I have 2 plants in my greenhouse. A 7.19 Tobeck and a 4.82 Greene.
Sunday, May 15 View Page
As of yesterday, all my main pumpkin plants are transplanted into their patches
Sunday, May 15 View Page
2350 Geinger is my best plant at this point. It gets the best spot in the patch.
Sunday, May 15 View Page
1552 Young
Sunday, May 15 View Page
907 Young- I planned to double plant this one, but only this one germinated.
Sunday, May 15 View Page
Greenies- left: 463.5 Theil, right: 1721.8 Segaert. They are in my 150 square foot patch
Sunday, May 22 View Page
What a week. We had temps in the 80s all week and then freezing temps friday and saturday night. We have a couple more nights in the 30s and then a big warmup coming at the end of the week.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
2350 Geinger has been in the patch for 1 week. The first leaf that was developing after transplant got burnt but, the rest of the plant is fine. Throwing its' main vine out now. This plant gets roughly 500 square feet of patch to grow in.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
1552 Young has adjusted to the patch the fastest. It has the longest main vine. It really never slowed down at transplant. This plant gets 150 square feet to grow in.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
907 Young is a week younger than the 2350 & 1552. It has adjusted well, just waiting for it to take off. 8 year old seed, it was a bit slow to go from the start. It gets about 400 square feet to grow in.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
1721.8 Segaert & 463.5 Theil squash battling it out for the other 150 square foot patch.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
7.19 Tobeck & 4.82 Greene tomato plants doing well inside the greenhouse
Sunday, May 29 View Page
2nd patch location at my mom & dad's place. Planted a 1385.5 Howell/Jolivette & one of my 88 Grubbs. Also a 189 Wohlert watermelon. I will be putting in bushel gourds and field pumpkins also.
Wednesday, June 1 View Page
Long gourds are up! I have 2- 131" Tobeck & 3- 128.75" Ansems. I also started some field pumpkins and bushel gourds on the 30th. 2- 186 Nesbitt & 1- 167.5 Treece for field pumpkin. 2- 310 Marsh and 2- 248 New for bushel gourd.
Sunday, June 5 View Page
Field pumpkins transplanted today. 2- 186 Nesbitt, 167.5 Treece, & and some from a 30lb wolf pumpkin I grew in 2015.
Friday, June 10 View Page
2350 Geinger off and running now that the weather is warmed up. Plant is almost 4 feet long and secondaries are forming
Friday, June 10 View Page
1552 Young has been doing the best lately. 4 feet long with secondaries just starting to form
Friday, June 10 View Page
907 Young slowly putting out its' main vine. With what I heard, I was expecting more plant burn issues with the 2350, but the 907 is struggling with leaf burn.
Friday, June 10 View Page
463.5 Theil & 1721.8 Segaert squash are staying small and growing slow. Not sure what to think... just gotta be patient.
Friday, June 10 View Page
131" Tobeck long gourds adjusted well. Starting to grow.
Friday, June 10 View Page
Both the 7.19 Tobeck & 4.82 Green tomato plants are taller than their cages now and have really enjoyed the warmer weather.
Friday, June 10 View Page
4.82 Greene
Tuesday, June 21 View Page
First day of summer pollination. 1552 Young x 907 Young
Tuesday, June 28 View Page
Pollinated the Tiger King this morning. 2350 Geinger x 1552 Young
Friday, July 1 View Page
Pollinated 2 on the 907 Young. Same cross on both. 907 Young x 2350 Geinger
Saturday, July 2 View Page
Pollinated one on the 1552 Young today. 1552 Young x 2350 Geinger
Thursday, July 7 View Page
2350 Geinger was pollinated this morning! 19 feet out on the main. Has 26 secondaries to feed it. Plant growing 8-10 inches per day and filling in fast. 2350 Geinger x 1552 Young
Thursday, July 7 View Page
2350 Geinger x 1552 Young 19' out on the main vine with 26 secondaries behind it
Saturday, July 16 View Page
DAP 25 on the 1552 Young. She is growing well. I'm liking the color and shape of it. This plant is 150 sq ft. The cross is 1552 Young x 907 Young. We are calling her, "Sunny"
Thursday, July 21 View Page
Sunny (1552 Young x 907 Young) is dap 30. Estimating around 200lbs. Starting to turn orange.
Thursday, July 21 View Page
Stem end of Sunny.
Sunday, July 24 View Page
907 Young x 2350 Geinger was dap 20 on 7/21. Estimated 75lbs. I like the potential of this cross. Loving the color and shape of it.
Tuesday, July 26 View Page
907 Young x 2350 Geinger is dap 25. Estimating around 130lbs. Gonna be a looker for sure. We named her Suzy, from the cartoon, Johnny Bravo.
Wednesday, July 27 View Page
2350 Geinger x 1552 Young is dap 20 & measures 178" OTT. This is the biggest dap 20 pumpkin I have ever had. Loving the shape and color. We are sticking with the tiger theme and named her "Tigress", from Kung Fu Panda.
Thursday, August 4 View Page
Sunny is no more. Grower error. Genetics are good. Pumpkin was going to be a howard dill award contender in my opinion. She estimated 200lbs. And had alot of good viable seeds that I will test later on. So, 1552 Young x 907 Young becomes: 200est. Grubbs '22.
Thursday, August 4 View Page
Suzy the 907 Young x 2350 Geinger is growing well. Shaping & coloring up nicely! Going to have lots of ribs! Estimating around 250lbs.
Thursday, August 4 View Page
Tigress (2350 Geinger x 1552 Young) has been the star of the patch! Estimating around 350lbs.
Wednesday, August 10 View Page
Suzy(907 Young x 2350 Geinger) is on DAP 40. Estimating around 330lbs. Shaping up to be one of the best looking pumpkins I have grown.

 

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