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Wednesday, April 05, 2023 Little Ketchup Grittyville, WA

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2nd piece was easier. So I think I did the impossible, and got this method to work. It really went well. Better than the gallon pots I've used in the past.

I surrounded the tray with the compost so the roots can continue to spread laterally which is what I want this time of year.

I put blood meal and rock phosphorous under the plant and gave it a little "beehive tea." I'm very curious to see if this setup results in a good plant.

BTW the best plant in these pictures is the 1133 Yohe squashkin, but there is also a 1643 Kisamore and a couple of my 541's. These would all be fun to grow, but it will slowly get thinned to a one-plant PB attempt, the other plants might get used for tissue tests and/or as pollen.

A big problem with an ultra early start is there wont be a lot of males around.

I have a pot of my 424's for my 150 sq ft entry, but after that no backup plants, so I guess I need to start even more seeds.

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