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Pumpkin Patch Up Date
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BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 18:50:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
This will link to the photo gallery here
Bill g.


KellyGa    Posted 08-28-2004 at 04:25:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wow, pretty pumpkins! Its almost that time isn't it? Sneaks up on me sometimes. :)


BW    Posted 08-28-2004 at 05:14:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thank you , almost time for me to head home and to my pillow ...
Take care and have a good one ..
bill g.


toolman    Posted 08-27-2004 at 18:53:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
nice picture , there a good size , wish i could grow stuff like that up here.


Ron/PA    Posted 08-28-2004 at 01:19:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Toolman, you do understand that you can't plant or harvest with a snow plow or a back hoe don'tcha??? LOL
Ron


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 18:57:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Little bit of space and the right type of seed (Prizewinner)you could ... they are not hard grow ... Where you at ?
bill g.


toolman    Posted 08-27-2004 at 19:01:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
british columbia canada ,3300 ft. level short growing season around here , wouldn,t hurt to try i guess , too late this year, i managed to get a few cherries this year, had to share them with a doe ,( she gets earlier than me) i was surprised they grew at all.


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 19:10:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
If you check you will find that many of the record gaint pumpkins come from your side of the world ..lol ..Dill's Alantic Giants out of N.S. for example ..
you might have to start them in a cold frame early but with all that sun light you will be surprized ..
bill g.


toolman    Posted 08-27-2004 at 19:21:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
yup im orignally from n.s. and i have watched them with the records down there , maybe i,ll give it a shot next year , can,t hurt.you sure have lots planted how many acres did you plant?


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 19:28:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
This year the patch is 250'x430' and a few other small bits across the moat , 600' row feet of potatoes , and another small patch or two of pumpkin and winter squash ..
bill g.


toolman    Posted 08-27-2004 at 21:25:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
thats a good sized patch, you,ll have lots of potatoes too, bet it keeps you busy anyway.


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 22:34:56       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yes it did , spent most of the summer with something out there in Wanabe Acres,,,lol now I am just waitin' to pick and hope'n the deer don't raid the patch before I do .... I am here all night , from time to time also on the talers board ,,(hope you done hold it against me )..lol
Remote Site Print operator / computer Operator on the over night shift at the Company headquarter (Talbots)
Bill G.


toolman    Posted 08-27-2004 at 22:44:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
wannabe acres haha , neat name,seems i end up sharing most of the stuff here with the deer, but we grow mostly for fun and don,t mind having them around here , we more than enough, nope i don,t have anything the talers site or anybody on it i lurk over there once in a while, same as on alot of the tractor sites, only difference is i learn something on the tractor sites haha. Talbots that name seems familar, up here we have a pope an talbot, lumber milss i think and pulp an paper.


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 23:13:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
High End Woman's Clothing Stores and Catalog Sales ...about 1052 store arcoss , us , Canada and the UK ,,parent company out of Japan ..
Bill g.


BW    Posted 08-27-2004 at 18:52:43       [Reply]  [No Email]

Try 'n something to se if this works ..
Bill g.


KellyGa    Posted 08-28-2004 at 04:27:31       [Reply]  [No Email]
WOW! Even better pic, beautiful.


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