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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 23 Entries.
Saturday, February 26 View Page
Shoutout to Sankalp. Best thing Iíve gotten in a bubble this year.
Sunday, April 17 View Page
Patch is still a swamp but got the seeds started today.
Saturday, April 30 View Page
Planted outside today. Earliest Iíve been outside by about ten days. Hoping for an earlier pollination this year.
Saturday, May 14 View Page
Yesterday I got all amendments in, did my final till, and got my perimeter fence up. Ready to rock now.
Sunday, May 22 View Page
Final selection was made today in spot number 4. The 2003ís were nearly identical but this one kinked. RIP
Sunday, May 29 View Page
First hoop off today. Dad is coming over tomorrow to help me take the others off. Then Iím going to till one last time to take out my weed cover crop. This is seed XXX.
Thursday, June 2 View Page
Extended my patch 30 feet this year. Today I planted 3 more plants. 1 for 150 contest and two for the county fair. I will get the 150 area marked out soon.
Friday, June 3 View Page
The place I work has asked me to grow some pumpkins at work for their fall festival. Along with around 1000 field pumpkins we are growing 3 AGís, the largest of which will be carved by Gus the squash carver at the festival. They are top to bottom 2261 Shmitt, 1765 Greathouse, 1459 Hodge.
Wednesday, June 8 View Page
Nice 5 lober this morning. 12.5 feet out. Probably wonít keep it. Need more plant behind it.
Monday, June 27 View Page
Work patch update. This is the 1459 Hodge. Has a couple splits in the main and secondaries were slow but should fill out quick now.
Monday, June 27 View Page
1765 Greathouse. Wind turned the main into a corkscrew. Split in a few places but is recovering now.
Monday, June 27 View Page
Star of the patch. 2261 Shmitt. Going with a diamond pattern on this one.
Monday, June 27 View Page
Star of the patch. 2261 Shmitt. Going with a diamond pattern on this one.
Thursday, June 30 View Page
150 patch marked out today by the 4 pieces of pvc. Just your basic 10x15. Plant has one in the tip Iíll try to set.
Monday, July 4 View Page
2030 Kisamore has grown into a beautiful plant just like her mother. Pumpkins that Iíve set have been slow to start. Sticking with one now and hoping for the best.
Wednesday, July 6 View Page
872 Kisamore (Seed XXX) Dap 20. 186.5Ē
Friday, July 8 View Page
150 plant pollinated today
Friday, July 15 View Page
2003 Kisamore. Dap 20. 183.5Ē
Saturday, July 16 View Page
872 Kisamore Dap 30. 532 pounds. Averaging 43 a day.
Monday, July 25 View Page
2003 Kisamore x 2030 Kisamore. Dap 30. 442 pounds. Averaging 34 a day.
Thursday, July 28 View Page
150 plant. 1838 Jutras Dap 20. The only care Iíve given this plant is pruning. Hasnít even filled out its 150 sqft but happy with the fruit for day 20.
Thursday, July 28 View Page
2030 Kisamore x self. Dap 30. 398 pounds. Averaging 34 a day.
Thursday, July 28 View Page
1885.5 Werner x 2003 Kisamore. Dap 25. 321 pounds. Averaging 36 a day.

 

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