Sarah's 2018 Diary

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Sarah's 2018 Diary

swhitty
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swhitty
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Joined: 02 Jun 2015, 14:13

30 Jan 2018, 20:28 #1

I'm getting pumpkin fever again, and I'm ready for a fresh new start on the season! The last few years haven't gone as planned, and I'm hoping this year treats me a little better. I've decided to cut back on the Bangor Community Garden and focus most of my energy on my patch at home. This year I'm also doing something a little different. I'm only planting "proven" seeds that are already known to have grown big pumpkins. The two seeds I have right now are the 1985 Miller and the 1949.5 Paton, and I'm excited to see if this makes a difference. I'm also working on getting rid of disease in my soil by having some bonfires in the areas of my patch that have given me problems in the past. This past fall I bleached EVERYTHING that I used in the garden to minimize transmission of disease. I will be purchasing a bigger greenhouse and will get my early start again by planting my seeds indoors around April 1. Stay tuned, I'm looking forward to updating you in a few months!
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