John Butler
Jun 12, 2017

John Butler Diary 2017

15 comments

finally starting to move

150 BUTLER

1337 BUTLER

1172 HAIST*

1512 BUTLER

1625 GANTNER

 

 

Lookajook
Jun 12, 2017

Lookin good mr. Butler!

Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Jun 13, 2017

Very nice John.

Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Jun 13, 2017

Very nice John.

John Butler
Jul 2, 2017

all the pumpkins have a June pollination some have 2

1512 Butler

1625 Ganter

1337 Butler

1585 Werner

150 Butler uow for a 150 sq ft contest

1172 Haist

sunflowers

 

John Butler
Jul 3, 2017

1172 Haist* 7 dap

 

pumpkin.pal
Jul 5, 2017

I went to John's patch once and the patch was littered with beer bottles. John said it was for weed control.

John Butler
Jul 9, 2017

1512 Butler 16 DAP

150 Butler 16 DAP

1172 Haist* 13 DAP

 

John Butler
Jul 17, 2017

1172 Haist* day 22 looking relly fine so far growing 5" a day great plant and fruit no problems yet

 

Lookajook
Jul 18, 2017

Beauty squash J.B!

John Butler
Jul 29, 2017

Growth has slowed down the last few days due to cool nights hopefully pick back up this week

 

1172 Haist* 126" CC

 

 

1512 Butler 121" CC

 

 

1337 Butler 121" CC

 

 

150 Butler UOW 114" CC growing on 150 sq ft plant

 

 

1585 Werner 116" CC

 

 

1625 Ganter 91 " CC pollinated July 4 starting to move

 

John Butler
Aug 9, 2017

the 150 Butler on 150 sq ft before and after ( 21 days )

 

John Butler
Aug 9, 2017

1585 Werner AKA Lumpy growing every which way

1625 Gantner 34 DAP

1337 Butler

1512 Butler

1172 Haist* best in the patch front view

side view

 

John Butler
Aug 21, 2017

150 Butler on 150 sq ft 147" cc 1" per day avg for last 7 days

 

1585 Werner AKA Lumpy 173" cc up 11" over last 7 days not sure what it going to weigh but it sure looks solid its going to travel well

another view of Lumpy

 

 

1337 Butler she looks like daddy i hope she gets that big 164"cc up 8" in 7 days

 

1172 haist * 163" cc slowing down up 5" in 7 days but should get me a new PB I hope

side view

 

first attempt at a bushel gourd about 30 days

 

John Butler
Sep 4, 2017

cool nights and age has slowed down growth to 1" a day for all the kins

Its time to coast home slow and steady

 

1585 Werner AKA Lumpy

side

front

1172 Haist*

side

front

 

1337 Butler

150 Butler

 

 

John Butler
Dec 23, 2017

 

 

My Bird of Paradise plant

5 years from a seed to a flower

but it was worth it

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