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Monday, April 12 View Page
Here is my 150 sf patch, it is 101 inches wide and 213 inches long. comes to 21513 square inches, which is 149.4 SF if I have done the math correctly. My boarders are the plywood and the closest is the pegs as it is by my door, so no room for more plywood. If I have figured this incorrectly someone please let me know. Thanks. I am really looking forward to growing this year. Good Luck all.
 
Thursday, April 22 View Page
Growing our own seeds this year, they hit the ground today. This is a 1314 Laub and our 150 sf plant.
 
Thursday, April 22 View Page
1407 Laub, also hit the soil today
 
Thursday, April 22 View Page
this came out of the 1514 Laub. All our planted and hoping for a great year.
 
Wednesday, May 5 View Page
Water system is in and tested. Looking good. Now to keep my fingers crossed
 
Wednesday, May 5 View Page
This is one of the plants, going to have to narrow them down, soon, very happy with them all.
 
Wednesday, May 5 View Page
This is the 150 sf patch, everything looking good. in a few days will narrow it to one plant. Still puzzled how to do everything is such a small space. lol
 
Wednesday, May 12 View Page
down to one, this was a difficult decision, both looked so good.
 
Wednesday, May 12 View Page
this decision was much easier, plant is ready to go.
 
Wednesday, May 12 View Page
This is the 150 sf pumpkin, tough decision on this one. All in with this one.
 
Wednesday, June 2 View Page
1407 not as fast as I would like, but growing nicely. Got a female in the tip about 10 days out.
 
Wednesday, June 2 View Page
1514, our biggest plant by far. Love this seed. It also has a female in the tip.
 
Wednesday, June 2 View Page
This is our 150 sf plant, there is a female at the pepsi can, but only 9 feet out, another in the tip. I am wanting the one further out.
 
Tuesday, June 8 View Page
Game on, pollinated the 1407 on 6/6. Lovely female. We are coming into heat, so hope it takes and hangs in there.
 
Tuesday, June 8 View Page
1514 a nice 4 lober, pollinated same day 6/6
 
Tuesday, June 8 View Page
Lastly, the 150 sf plant. came out the other morning and have a chair over the main, it had pushed so hard over night that it broke the main with the female in it that I wanted. This was pollinated at 9.5 ft out for practice and looks like it took, so with the main broken and nothing else in sight, going with it.
 
Tuesday, June 8 View Page
this is the actual 150 sf plant. getting close to having it all full.
 
Tuesday, June 15 View Page
Here is my pumpkin on the 150 sf plant, it is 14 days old.
 
Tuesday, June 15 View Page
Here is the plant, pretty much filled in all it's allotted space.
 
Wednesday, June 23 View Page
Plant has filled in 150 sf area and terminating all growth.
 
Wednesday, June 23 View Page
Pumpkin on 150 is set and now just watch it grow and keep the bugs and disease out. Hoping all goes well
 
Wednesday, June 23 View Page
1514 is doing well, 16 days old.
 
Wednesday, June 23 View Page
1407 is 9 days old. Everything is pollinated and soon all the patches will be full.
 
Tuesday, June 29 View Page
here is the plant this week, it has filled the area and all vines are terminated, so looks like I am all in with this one. Hope nothing goes wrong.
 
Tuesday, June 29 View Page
here is the fruit, moving along nice and slow, wish it would pick up the pace a bit.
 
Tuesday, July 6 View Page
Very happy with how everything is growing and looking this year. 1407 day 21
 
Tuesday, July 6 View Page
1314 day 34, this is the 150 sf plant.
 
Tuesday, July 6 View Page
1514 day 28, so far this is our fastest grower and love the shape.
 
Wednesday, July 14 View Page
still moving along, averaged 18.75 lbs a day over the past week.
 
Wednesday, July 14 View Page
Forgot to say it, the previous photo is my 150 sf pumpkin
 
Wednesday, July 21 View Page
Our youngest 1407 Laub growing steady.
 
Wednesday, July 21 View Page
this is our 1514 growing steady as well.
 
Wednesday, July 21 View Page
150 sf pumpkin. Has really slowed, but still alive and growing.
 
Tuesday, July 27 View Page
Another week and everything is still growing along. this is the 150sf pumpkin.
 
Tuesday, July 27 View Page
This is my youngest and at the present time the fastest growing. It is the 1407 Laub 43 days old.
 
Tuesday, July 27 View Page
this is the biggest for the present time, it is 53 days old.
 
Tuesday, July 27 View Page
Mistake on the 1514 Laub, it is 49 days old not 53
 
Wednesday, August 4 View Page
Big rain storm last week and it split Saturday. Wife has her hand in the split and kept saying just fix it. Right!!! it was growing nicely and when the storm hit it picked up to 63 lbs a day and couldn't handle it. We taped it when we removed the plant and was taping 370 ott
 
Wednesday, August 4 View Page
Our 150 sf pumpkin. Slow and steady. Just keep going. it is only 9 ft out, but keeps going and looks good. Keep it up.
 
Wednesday, August 11 View Page
150 sf pumpkin, so much smoke from the fires growth has slowed, but at least I can see it is still moving, which makes me happy. last measurement was 320 ott
 
Wednesday, August 11 View Page
This is our last full size patch pumpkin we have left, so please hold together. It has also slowed from the smoke. last measurement was 396 ott
 
Friday, August 20 View Page
slow and steady, still putting on the pounds, just hang in there and keep going.
 
Friday, August 20 View Page
forgot to say it, but the last pumpkin is the 150 sf one.
 
Friday, August 20 View Page
This is our 1514, still growing. hang in there and keep going.
 
Tuesday, August 24 View Page
Another week and still growing slow and steady. 11 lbs a day for the past week.
 
Tuesday, August 24 View Page
150sf pumpkin, still growing 8.5 lbs a day. Very happy with how it is coming along for such a small space.
 
Wednesday, September 1 View Page
This is my 150 sf pumpkin. Getting close to WO. It is still growing slowly, just keep going. September 25 it will be weighed.
 
Wednesday, September 1 View Page
This is our other pumpkin, needs 10 inches to tie our PB. Still growing, so hoping it gets there.
 
Thursday, September 9 View Page
150sf pumpkin, 16 days until it gets weighed. This has been fun and challenging. Can't wait to see what it weighs.
 
Thursday, September 9 View Page
23 days until the WO on this one, This has been a fun year and with all the challenges, very learning. They are both still growing, just slowly.
 
Wednesday, September 15 View Page
150 sf our nights have dropped into mid 40's so growth has really slowed, but looks healthy and only 1 1/2 weeks until weigh off.
 
Wednesday, September 15 View Page
only 2 1/2 weeks for this one, also growth has really down, just hoping they hang on.
 
Wednesday, September 22 View Page
My 150 plant, almost time for the WO. Can't wait to see how this turns out. I learned it is way different than growing a regular pumpkin.
 
Wednesday, September 22 View Page
Here is a front view of the pumpkin, haven't been able to get this before.
 
Tuesday, September 28 View Page
this is our 150 sf final weight. What a fun experience and with all the challenges, got it to the scale with a good weight. I am very happy with it.
 

 

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