Doug Gardner
Jul 23, 2018

2018 Diary

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Doug Gardner
Jul 23, 2018

After many years off it's great to have a garden again!!

Doug Gardner
Jul 23, 2018

1760 Bryson

 

Doug Gardner
Jul 23, 2018

1608 Bryson. All the pumpkins on this plant had this gnarly pear shape. I had to go with the biggest on the main.

 

Doug Gardner
Jul 23, 2018

 

 

 

Doug Gardner
Jul 25, 2018

A frustrating day. My 1760 Bryson goes down with a blossom end split. I had just recently culled my backup pumpkins on the plant. Grrrrrrrrr. I found an open pollinated lemon sized pumpkin on a secondary that I will have to go with but it's too late now. Hoping for a display pumpkin for Halloween at this point.

Doug Gardner
Aug 16, 2018

 

 

Doug Gardner
Aug 22, 2018

Well the pear shape is changing. The top is catching up to the bottom....looking better now.

 

Doug Gardner
Aug 22, 2018

Still chugging along. The recent rain has helped this pumpkins continued growth.

 

Doug Gardner
Aug 22, 2018

But that same rain has taken its toll on the 1760. Splits!!! It was way behind anyway. Couldn't keep any pumpkins happy on this plant. There's always next year.

 

Doug Gardner
Aug 22, 2018

We enjoyed the sunflowers this year.

 

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