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Friday, March 11 View Page
Still about three feet of snow on the ground suppose to warm up in the next couple days so hoping the spring thaw will start.
 
Thursday, March 17 View Page
Temps have warmed spread some humic acid to help speed up the snow melt on sunny days.
 
Sunday, March 27 View Page
Going to take a while for the rest of the snow to melt off the outside patch. On the bright side I was able to pull a soil sample from the greenhouse.
 
Wednesday, April 6 View Page
Soil test came back today not sure what to think about the sulfate numbers.
 
Wednesday, April 6 View Page
Soil test came back today not sure what to think about the sulfate numbers.
 
Friday, April 15 View Page
Seeds started for the greenhouse.
 
Friday, April 15 View Page
Seeds started for the greenhouse.
 
Thursday, April 21 View Page
All four plants for the greenhouse are up and doing good.
 
Friday, April 22 View Page
Spring is finally here.
 
Friday, April 22 View Page
All the amendments down and first till done. Tomorrow I will do the final till and get the heating cables in.
 
Friday, April 22 View Page
All the amendments down and first till done. Tomorrow I will do the final till and get the heating cables in.
 
Friday, May 6 View Page
2183 Mendi along with the 2552 Mendi planted in the greenhouse today.
 
Friday, May 6 View Page
The 1885 Werner and 2174 Daletas also went in today.
 
Saturday, May 7 View Page
The outside patch plants put into 2 gallon pots today. One of each my 1815,1469 young,1552 young then 2 of each 1593 Daletas, and 1806 Harnica.
 
Friday, May 20 View Page
Despite chances of frost over the weekend I put the 1953 Daletas plant’s in.
 
Friday, May 20 View Page
The 1806 Harnica’s also went in. Hopefully a little nicer weather shows up soon.
 
Sunday, May 29 View Page
Drip tape laid out and plants are in position to really take off.
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1885
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
2183 mendi
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1953 daletas
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1806 Harnica
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
2183 Mendi
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1953 Daletas
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1806 Harnica
 
Sunday, June 19 View Page
1806 Harnica
 
Thursday, June 30 View Page
1885 dap 16
 
Thursday, June 30 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 14
 
Thursday, June 30 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 14
 
Saturday, July 2 View Page
First pollinations on the outside plants this is the 1953 Daletas x 1885 Werner.
 
Saturday, July 2 View Page
And the 1806 Harnica x the 2183 Mendi
 
Wednesday, July 20 View Page
1885 Werner all but stopped growing on day 31. Today is day 36 and there maybe some slight growth fingers crossed.
 
Wednesday, July 20 View Page
1885 Werner all but stopped growing on day 31. Today is day 36 and there maybe some slight growth fingers crossed.
 
Sunday, July 24 View Page
2183 dap 30 not great but slightly ahead of last year’s 2183 which grew my 1815
 
Sunday, July 24 View Page
2183 dap 30 not great but slightly ahead of last year’s 2183 which grew my 1815
 
Saturday, August 20 View Page
Bit later than normal but outside patch is completely filled in.
 
Sunday, August 21 View Page
1953 Daletas dap 50
 
Sunday, August 21 View Page
1806 Harnica dap 50
 
Sunday, August 21 View Page
Think I have been a little to ambitious with the fertilizer on this plant. When will I learn.
 
Sunday, August 21 View Page
Think I have been a little to ambitious with the fertilizer on this plant. When will I learn.
 
Tuesday, August 23 View Page
2183 dap 60
 
Wednesday, August 31 View Page
1953 Daletas dap 60
 
Friday, September 2 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 70
 
Saturday, September 10 View Page
1953 Daletas dap 70
 
Saturday, September 10 View Page
1806 Harnica dap 70
 
Saturday, September 10 View Page
First go at growing large onions went well
 
Sunday, September 11 View Page
Becky’s 1469 Young is beautiful at dap 70
 
Sunday, September 11 View Page
Becky’s 1469 Young is beautiful at dap 70
 
Monday, September 12 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 80. Plant is getting worn down but the pumpkin is still putting on the pounds. This is the time of the year the greenhouse pays off.
 
Monday, September 12 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 80. Plant is getting worn down but the pumpkin is still putting on the pounds. This is the time of the year the greenhouse pays off.
 
Monday, September 12 View Page
2183 Mendi dap 80. Plant is getting worn down but the pumpkin is still putting on the pounds. This is the time of the year the greenhouse pays off.
 
Saturday, September 24 View Page
2183 Mendi 2nd place at central Great Lakes weigh off
 
Friday, September 30 View Page
Harvesting the 1953 Daletas Largest pumpkin I have grown.
 
Saturday, October 1 View Page
1953 Daletas 1st place at Dundee pumpkin palooza
 
Saturday, October 15 View Page
Ended the season in mishcot Wisconsin with my 1806 Harnica taking 3rd place and going 13% heavy
 
Wednesday, November 30 View Page
Lucked out and got this guy the last evening of the season
 
Saturday, December 24 View Page
Pumpkin season is just a memory at this point but we will all be back at it before we know Merry Christmas everyone!
 
Saturday, December 24 View Page
Pumpkin season is just a memory at this point but we will all be back at it before we know Merry Christmas everyone!
 
Sunday, December 25 View Page
Not sure exactly how much snow we got but this is a before snow removal picture.
 
Sunday, December 25 View Page
And here is the after picture.
 

 

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