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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 36 Entries.
Sunday, April 25 View Page
https://youtu.be/cojX09NhUdA
 
Sunday, April 25 View Page
Felt inspired by all the other growers creating youtube videos and decided to give it a go.
 
Sunday, May 2 View Page
https://youtu.be/jG6STDAI0iw Part 2 - Transplanting
 
Sunday, May 9 View Page
Part 3 of my YouTube growing season is now live https://youtu.be/jp0qrNx3das
 
Sunday, May 16 View Page
https://youtu.be/pVUWlt9tdE0 Part 4 of my YouTube season
 
Sunday, May 23 View Page
Part 5 of my YouTube video series is up: https://youtu.be/U8mbd6jXL98
 
Saturday, May 29 View Page
Part 6 of my YouTube series is up. This week I got rid of the back-up plants and adjusted the greenhouses to give the plants space for the next few cold and wet days. My final plant selection is: 2014 Paton, 2294.5 Noel, and 1832.5 Graham. https://youtu.be/Q3eyOoyYoBA
 
Saturday, June 5 View Page
Part 7 of my YouTube series is up. I got the greenhouses removed, started burying vines, and had some surprise visitors. https://youtu.be/fs9JZH2j91g
 
Thursday, June 10 View Page
Part 8 of my YouTube series is live. I did some extra amendments and a final tilling. I'm happy with how the plants are growing so far. https://youtu.be/TgdEW5jjWR8
 
Thursday, June 10 View Page
Part 8 of my YouTube series is live. I did some extra amendments and a final tilling. I'm happy with how the plants are growing so far. https://youtu.be/TgdEW5jjWR8
 
Sunday, June 20 View Page
Part 9 of my YouTube is up. This week I took a tissue test to see what the plants need for nutrients. Buried the advancing secondaries - broadforking ahead of them. Spotted my first Squash Vine Borer. Fertilized via overhead watering. Pollination s are going to happen very soon. https://youtu.be/_He9heLK9Lc
 
Tuesday, June 22 View Page
Part 10 of my YouTube series on my 2021 pumpkin growing season is online. This video I pollinated one of my plants. The cross is 2294.5 Noel x 2014 Paton. Also did the reverse cross this morning. https://youtu.be/6-wwouX58IE
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
1832.5 Graham
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
2014 Paton
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
2284.5 Noel
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
1832.5 Graham x 2294.5 Noel at ~12ft. DAP 7. I'm excited that the cross has 3x 1938 Sperry in it.
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
2014 Paton x 2294.5 Noel ~14ft. 5 DAP
 
Sunday, June 27 View Page
2294.5 Noel x 2014 Paton ~14ft. 6 DAP
 
Tuesday, June 29 View Page
Part 11 of my YouTube is live. This week I repositioned the vines for the pumpkin and gave the pumpkin a base to grow on. The pumpkin in the video is on the 2294.5 Noel plant and is 7 days old. https://youtu.be/NRwRoKkj_Ps
 
Sunday, July 11 View Page
Part 12 of my pumpkin season is live. We've had a lot of rain which has slowed down plant and pumpkin growth, but they're growing. https://youtu.be/g5zmvCBXqMw
 
Saturday, July 17 View Page
I've been making a giant pumpkin growth time-lapse. Here's the first 27 days. https://youtu.be/C4KaWDzpTI8
 
Friday, July 23 View Page
Part 13 of my YouTube series is online. I'm treating a stem split on my time-lapse (1832.5 Graham) pumpkin, doing cleanup and building an unsuccessful shade structure, and trying to figure out what's wrong with my 2014 Paton. https://youtu.be/omxJ-zwOMzk
 
Thursday, July 29 View Page
How's my 2014 Paton pumpkin doing? How's my patch looking? What am I doing in this outfit? You'll find this and more in Part 14 of my YouTube season. https://youtu.be/UhUA_W4LxtA
 
Saturday, July 31 View Page
My latest time-lapse is on YouTube. 0-434 lbs in 2 minutes. https://youtu.be/ailsMjgfH8I
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
1832.5 Graham 47 DAP 534 lbs. It's a weird shape. Have been doing a time-lapse video of it (https://youtu.be/ailsMjgfH8I).
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
1832.5 Graham has a big split in the stem (top and bottom).
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
1832.5 Graham plant
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
2294.5 Noel around 45 DAP. Around 300lbs. This pumpkin also has a split in the stem and is a weird shape.
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
2294.5 Noel plant.
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
Unfortunately had to take the 2014 Paton out due to CYVD. The pumpkin was doing good initially but stopped growing completely at around 29 DAP. Secondary vines went straight up.
 
Friday, August 6 View Page
The season was going well until July came along. We had a LOT of rain and unseasonably cold temperatures. My main patch is next to a swampy area and got completely saturated with water which really made the plants and pumpkins suffer. So nowhere close to a PB this year. Hopefully my two pumpkins hold up with their stem splits so I can take something to the weigh-offs. It's been fun making my YouTube series though!
 
Sunday, August 8 View Page
Part 15 of my growing season. Cucurbit Yellow Vine Decline and Pumpkin Stem Splits. Still have some pumpkins going though. https://youtu.be/gjaiI_2SW5E
 
Thursday, August 19 View Page
Part 16 of my giant pumpkin series is live. https://youtu.be/OzcRq8BDAV4
 
Saturday, August 28 View Page
I still have one pumpkin going - the 1832.5 Graham. Here's my latest video: https://youtu.be/L9Xmd3DOhHw
 
Thursday, September 2 View Page
Check out my Giant Pumpkin time-lapse on YouTube. June through end of August. https://youtu.be/LV8BtJXipTw
 
Sunday, September 26 View Page
My latest giant pumpkin video is live: https://youtu.be/O-76R9eEfyY
 

 

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