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Saturday, February 3 View Page
Kicking off the 2024 growing season vlog. Ep. 1 covers starting a new patch in a new location. Soil test followed by compost and pH adjustments for the winter. Iím going to try and grow 4 pumpkins this year in 2 patches. I think the off-season ambition has gotten to me.
Saturday, February 3 View Page
Forgot to include the link to the YT video. https://youtu.be/_4M8m6oE0zg?si=uW3FTt9hNdAbGk77
Friday, February 9 View Page
Ep. 2 - it has been wet and cold so this one covers picking seeds and my simple patch prep and planting schedule. https://youtu.be/NqNoaitQAfA?si=kFX_PJF6vuzQnj_p
Wednesday, February 21 View Page
Cover crop looks great. Will be cutting and tilling soon.
Wednesday, February 21 View Page
Close up of the cover crop in patch 1.
Tuesday, February 27 View Page
This is the cover crop in PATCH 2. Rye and vetch. This patch has been much wetter than PATCH 1 and you can really see that in the color of the rye. wont be long and I will cut and till. Then a final soil test.
Thursday, February 29 View Page
Ep. 3 chopping and tilling the cover crop. Trying to get the cover crop incorporated into the soil now so that it doesnít skew the final soil test results. https://youtu.be/WTLm77vZBB4?si=k7RVqFtPq0Nernwa
Saturday, April 6 View Page
Episode 4. Starting seeds, mixing soil, transplantingÖ https://youtu.be/_F5g-tbES84?si=Bq9qfp3WoBU6m2Vs
Wednesday, April 10 View Page
All plants are doing great in their new 1 gallon pots so far. Going to transplant to 2 gallon this weekend and then one more week and they go into the mini hoops. Targeting around 4/20.
Monday, April 15 View Page
Ep. 5 - Soil preparation, testing and using the soil calculator. https://youtu.be/IpXDRp9zqUk?si=ImAv1ajrG3wOmrcs
Wednesday, April 17 View Page
Patch 1 is ready. Planning to transplant in 3-4 days.
Friday, April 26 View Page
Ep. 6 Planting the 2560 Gienger and the 2006 Wolf in patch 1 and the 2266 Kisamore and the 2245 Andrusz in patch 2. https://youtu.be/2s70DOycrI8?si=Rk8tSkbzhpyWVc8Z
Wednesday, May 1 View Page
Completed the irrigation in patch 2. Always a lot of work on your knees. Glad itís done, now Iíll watch for leaks and problems before covering the patch with straw to reduce weed pressure.
Saturday, May 4 View Page
Ep. 7 - how I setup my irrigation. Drip tape, overhead wobblers and Dosatron injector https://youtu.be/eJQ-Lp1aSwY?si=BEnFk_hG8qH4TQid
Monday, May 13 View Page
2266 Kisamore
Monday, May 13 View Page
2245 Andrusz
Monday, May 13 View Page
2560 Gienger
Monday, May 13 View Page
2006 Wolf
Monday, May 13 View Page
Any ideas? This was from my backup plant 18Ē away from the plant I kept. The plant I kept looks perfect. Both plants got all the same treatment. Very puzzling.
Monday, May 13 View Page
Ep. 8 - Culling, Pruning and Starting to Bury Vines. https://youtu.be/QcKUZSLLx6U?si=j6Ae7IHgIj5P_5yF
Tuesday, May 21 View Page
2266 Kisamore - 5/20
Tuesday, May 21 View Page
2245 Andrusz - 5/20
Tuesday, May 21 View Page
2560 Gienger - 5/20
Tuesday, May 21 View Page
2006 Wolf - 5/20


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