Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A Little Fertilizer & a Lot of Water

This evening I gave the pumpkin plants some foliar magnesium and humic acid and today I gave the plants a lot of water for the 2nd day in a row.  Not quite as hot in Denver today (96 degrees) as yesterday (101 degrees) but more windy.  That makes it the third day in a row with high temperatures.  Tomorrow we will get a little break from the heat and then we will be back into it again.  I have a female that on the 1789 Wallace that will probably open on Thursday at about 11 feet.  It is the only female that has showed up on that plant so I need to make this one count.  It is a little early for pollination, especially since I expect it to be a hot summer which will ripen the fruit faster, but I don't have any choice.  I'm just going to hope for another female to show up over the next 10 days.

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