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GIP 2016 grow

Well i guess i should finally get around to doing a Glog this year.
where to start...
I guess we will start with my Grow list for this years Peppers 
in mostly no order ;
Amish Bush,
Aribibi Gusano,
Bishops Crown,
Bolsa De Dulce,
Bradleys Bahamian,
Chocolate Bhutlah (Italian),
Grenada Seasoning,
Habanero Galapogense-Isabella Island,
Naga Morich (Orange),
Pipi de mono,
Primo (Yellow),
Queen Laurie,
Trinidad Perfume,
Yellow Hand Grenade,
Aji Arnaucho,
Aji Dulce # 1,
Aji fantasy (white),
Aji Fantasy *(yellow)
Aji Limo,

Aji Mango,

Aji Margaretino, 
Aji Melocoton,
Aji Omnicolor,

Aji Auchapan (probably misspelled),
Aji Jobito,

Black Fatalii,
Billy Boy Douglah (yellow),
Peach bhut SS,
7 pot Peach,
Bubblegum 7 (Chocolate),
Bubblegum 7 (Large),
Bubblegum 7 (Orange),
Bubblegum 7 (Yellow),
JRGS X BBG7 (elongated),
Tepin x Lemon Drop, 
Bleeding Borg 9,
Genghis Khan's Brain (Trinidad Scorpion x native Trinidad & Tobago Pepper F6),
Pimenta Reaper cross,
BBG7 x Jobito, 
FruteGum (Cabai Burung Ungu x Bubblegum 7)
Fruxim (Frutescens x Eximium)

Pimenta Puma, 
Purple Haze, 
Orange TigerGum mamp, 
PdN x Bhut (RED),
PdN x Bhut (Peach/Cream),
Neyde X Ghost (orange), 
Chocolate NagaBrain


Blushing Dutchman(CGN21500x7Pot barrackapore),
Big Red Mojo,
Trinidad Perfume x Trinidad Seasoning (F2)

Trinidad Congo (red),
Giant Red Rocoto,
Rocoto Ecuadorian Sweet,
Rocoto Tropical Orange,
Rocoto Peru Bitdumi,
Rocoto Peruvian Red (Arequipa),
Rocoto Pineapple,
Rocoto Red (Hogleg),
Rocoto San Isidro,
Rocoto Yellow (early),
Rocoto P360,
Long yellow Pubescens (Yellow-Sausage-Pube), 
Manzano Yellow,
Trinidad small cherry,
Wild Brazil,
Chocolate BrainStrain, 
Tomato pepper, 
Stuffing Scotch bonnet,
Jalapeno (yellow),
Cayenne (yellow),
Red Sweet Foot Long,
Calabreze Mazetti,
Sugar Rush Cream
NOT Mako Kokoo (Small Fruity Yellow Hot Minion?)
Black Pearl, 
Chinese 5 color, 
Bellingrath Gardens, 
Filius blue,

well i'm certain there are several more missing from that list...
(I will update this 1st post as i remember which plants are not on this list) :)
now onto some Pictures. (that's what your really here for right :P )

Started seeds in GH Rapid Rooter plugs (work great for cuttings and good for seeds too)

3.17.16 sprouts

3.21.16 sprouts

Seedlings at approximately 3.5 weeks after sowing

(This tray was started mid Janurary i cant find original pics, but they almost died twice when i had to leave them in the care of my Mother In-law for 11 days, then 7 days) these pictures taken on 3.30.16 after reviving some back to health 
onto potting up...

start with these fine ingredients here 

some babies

more late starts 

some adolescents 

more adolescents

Peppers already too tall for the grow rack

more of those taller peppers (probably about time to start acclimating these to outdoors :) )
Aerogarden Update :

the Aji Mango, Aji Melocoton, and Aji jobito are getting to big for this aerogarden and will be transfered to 3.5 Gallon DWC buckets with 6" net pots and hydroton media either today or tomorrow 
thanks for looking at my pics 
The cherry blossoms are out :dance:


the Overwinters are starting to produce pods ( smaller than outdoors but early pods is still great! )

(overwintered plant) Ecuadorian sweet Rocoto pod

(cloned) yellow Bubblegum pod

another early Mini harvest (Aji Omnicolor, Yellow Bubblegum, & Ecuadorian sweet Rocoto)

Aerogarden is getting quite overgrown :P

table by the windows is even getting quite drowded

attempt at an aerial view (nearly fell on them all :lol: )

05.06.16 some of them out getting some natural sunlight finally :D

1st one to turn purple,  Pimenta Reaper x (from Fordsfieryfoodsandplants)

1st to drop pollen Yellow Cayenne 

got a new light :dance: 600w HPS

starting to get rows prepped
thanks for checking out my Glog
... (update continued)

05.07.16 view inside the homemade cheatertank 

05.07.16 roots from Aerogarden before being transferred to DWC buckets

05.07.16 Aerogarden Aji Jobito about to be transfered to DWC bucket 

05.07.16 another view of this years pepper forest

late stragglers/ last round of babies 

some supplies for making my potting mix
thanks for looking :)
well we finally had some weather and time that both allowed me to get some work done in the yard :dance:

making the mix

there's not a problem that i cant fix, cause i can do it in the mix :P

3 gallon grow pouch 

7 gallon

rows getting laid out

7 gallons

couple rows of grow pouch's 
now, onto transplanting pie cherries :)

3 year old Carmine Jewel


loosen up the rootball

fill in the pot

more pie cherries :dance:

Juliet dwarf pie cherry 

barely bigger than the original plug it seems, oh well it's on it's own roots and cold hardy to -40 and i have been trying to get this particular sour cherry for a couple years now :)

give it a good rinse in some Mycorrhizae and water 

fill it in

it doesn't look like much now, but should start producing fruit in 2-3 years