Technical Hiccup, and what’s been happening

Hiya Hopefully you can read this post fine, I had a technical hiccup yesterday, which resulted in the website not being available for most of the day.  I somehow forgot to pay for the domain name, and it lapsed over at 1am in the morning, luckily someone told me the...

The seeds are growing

Hows everyone’s long weekend going? Mine has been good, I was at the Armageddon Expo up in Auckland yesterday, which has nothing to do with giant pumpkin growing at all, but you will be surprised at how many people I ended up talking to about it.  Was a very...

More prep work on the patch

So more prep work has been happening in the patch in the last week. I dug small trenches to take the weeping hose I had, the idea is to deliver the water direct to the roots without covering the leaves, and reducing the chances of powdery mildew. In the trench with...

Seeds have been planted into their pots

So here we are, 7 days into October and I managed to plant the seeds, now what seeds exactly I hear you asking, well these seeds: One of these seeds, a little bit old but I am sure it will do fine.  And I am also planting two of the following: Not the greatest seed...

Mitre 10 Mega – Big Pumpkin Competition 2013

There seems to be a trend every year when one big company seems to have a giant pumpkin growing competition, last year it was RD1 who from what I understand had a great interest from people wanting to take part, I haven’t hear anything about them running it...