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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 17 Entries.
Thursday, February 9 View Page
Here’s a picture of some dirt. Or as smart people call it, soil. Very mild winter so far. Went ahead and pulled a sample. Best of luck to everyone this season.
Monday, April 3 View Page
Line up for this year. I’ll be growing my 872, Pete’s 1707.5 and Andy’s 2365. Dad will also be growing a 2365 along with a 1935 Ford. Still undecided on my 150sqft plant. Number one goal this year is to get dad over 2000.
Friday, April 14 View Page
Seeds soaked and started today. 2365 Wolf, 2147 Sippel, 1935 Ford, 1707.5 Caspers, 1752 Kisamore, and 872 Kisamore.
Monday, April 17 View Page
10 out of 10 on germination. Starting to feel like pumpkin season now. Hoops are up and cables are in.
Sunday, April 23 View Page
Everybody doing good. Aiming to go outside first weekend in May.
Friday, May 12 View Page
Amending the 150 patch
Sunday, May 21 View Page
150 patch. Will be growing on straw mat. Mat is 8’ wide and I will trim the end to make it 18.5’ long.
Monday, May 29 View Page
Hoops came off this weekend. Need some rain bad. But forecast looks like the plants might not feel rain for the first time till after pollination. Pictured is 872 Kisamore. Off to a good start by my standards.
Monday, May 29 View Page
Wednesday, May 31 View Page
150 plant is planted. Walking boards and straw mat mark the boundaries.
Wednesday, May 31 View Page
Friday, July 14 View Page
150 patch. Pollination tomorrow.
Saturday, August 5 View Page
150 patch. Just about fully filled in. Fruit is dap 17
Monday, August 28 View Page
150 patch. Dap 40
Thursday, September 7 View Page
150 patch. Dap 50
Sunday, October 8 View Page
Goal Number 1 accomplished. 2042 Rick Kisamore ‘23. (2147.5 Sippel x 2365 Wolf) 19.5% heavy.
Sunday, October 8 View Page
150 patch pumpkin is now the 804 Kisamore ‘23 (1977 Rea x 2365 Wolf)


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