Hungry bin compost bin – the easy way to compost

I thought I would share with you a product I saw at the fieldays last Friday, while it would be useful for your gardens, it might not be on the scale of things needed for giant pumpkin growing. It is called a hungry bin and it is a compost bin, now you might be...

Checking out fieldays

I was lucky enough to check out fieldays today, if you’ve never been before it is renowned as the premier agribusiness event in New Zealand and one of the top farming expos in the world. This years event was the 44th time it had been held. Lots of walking, and...

Ways of approaching giant pumpkin growing

This post is mainly concerned with either growing a giant pumpkin organically, or the more traditional method of using fertilizers etc, or maybe even combining both of these methods. Now this totally your own choice, and I’m not going to tell you which way you...

Select your location for your pumpkin patch

For most people out there, the location for growing a giant pumpkin is usually any old place, where it is out of the way, or where there is spare space to put it. Which is fine, and is what I have done in the past, but what happens if you have a choice. Things to...