The giant pumpkin growing season is almost upon us here in New Zealand and I’ve been mulling over what I want to do this year.
Should growing a giant pumpkin inside a greenhouse be considered a different class? In this post I discuss it.
An updated guide to running a pumpkin competition is now available. Find out what has been added.
Following the Northern Hemisphere growers is a great way to get more knowledge. Find out how to interact with giant pumpkin growers from around the
What is the one thing you want to know more as a giant pumpkin grower? I want to know, fill out this simple survey to help me create more pumpkin content.
How was your season? Now is the time to contemplate and review how it all went.
In its 22nd year, Brownies Pumpkin Party is a competition held in Rotorua between friends, neighbours and anyone else that gets a seedling off Brownie
Another weekend gone and 2 more pumpkin events I managed to make my way to. This post is all about the Taupo Market giant pumpkin competition.
I was lucky enough to head on down to Gisborne to the Bushmere Arms Giant Pumpkin Festival for 2017.
The wrap up of the 2017 great pumpkin carnival.
Last Friday I went and checked out the Tatuanui School Harvest Festival. Find out how it all went.
I helped judge and present some awards at the 2017 Te Kowhai School harvest festival.
I went and checked out what was happening at current NZ record holder Tim’s Patch.
An update on how the plants are looking around these parts.
World record holder Mathias Willemijns is doing a live Facebook Q&A very soon, all the details HERE.
First post for 2017 with a check in of my plant.
A bit of an update before Christmas on what has kept me busy the last couple of weeks and how the plant is going.
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.