A bit of an update before Christmas on what has kept me busy the last couple of weeks and how the plant is going.
Archives for 2016
The seed auctions have just started. Find out what they are all about and what you need to know if you are after the best seeds.
An update on the plant now that I am back from Christchurch, time for some pea straw and some added fertiliser to the patch.
I have a good looking seedling now, so I have transplanted it outside and I have now come up with a nickname for the other seedling.
My irrigation is all set up now, find out what didn’t work. And an update on the seedlings.
The Harris 561 seeds are growing well, I started some Harris 1740.5 seeds, and one of the other ones decided to wake up.
My initial 3 seeds didn’t want to germinate for some reason, so I started some Harris 561 and they germinated within 36hrs.
In my quest to sort out the watering for the patch I bought another timer and hose and hooked it all up.
Trumpkins are going to be one of the hot trends this Halloween, check out these Trumpkins for inspiration.
It’s time to get the seeds started for the 2016 season. In this post I show you what seeds I am going to start and hopefully grow.
I’ve added more compost to the patch, and have also added the tap to the blue drum.
New world record has been made with Mathias Willemijns weighing in a 2624.6lb monster in Germany.
It has been raining a lot lately, hampering weed spraying plans, I’ve also come up with a way to store water.
New records in 2016 for Germany, Mexico, Ireland and Canada and a new world record squash weight.
The new season is almost upon us, I briefly touch on the two main areas you need to be thinking about right now.
I went and checked out Fieldays 2016 held in Hamilton.
Entry number 3 for the 150sq foot challenge.
The second post for the 150sq foot challenge. With a bit of an update on what Tim and myself are up to.
My first proper post about the 150Sq Feet Challenge, I show you the area I am growing in, the seeds I am using and the uniquely Kiwi reference object I am using.
Wondering what to do in our off season? Why not follow the Northern Hemisphere growers and see what they are up to. I show you how.