What do you do when holidays come up during the pumpkin growing season? I outline 3 different approaches to the holiday season so your pumpkin can reach it’s full potential.
We are now well into October now and it is the start of the giant pumpkin growing season here in New Zealand. Is this the most exciting time of the year? How will it go, and what are your predictions?
The latest edition of the GPC Newsletter, Common Ground is out now. In this short post I cover what is contained in the newsletter.
October is almost here which means only one thing, it is almost pumpkin growing time here in NZ. Time to sort out a bunch of stuff to make it easier later on in the season.
It’s time for me to pick the seed I want to grow this season, and if you are wanting to up your pumpkin growing game then you need good seed.
I’m being organised and have dug out my germination box for the upcoming giant pumpkin season, find out what I use to start my giant pumpkin seeds.
What do you do if you are offered a new place to grow your giant pumpkins? What things do you need to consider, and would you grow somewhere else? Find out what I’ve been thinking about lately.
Why is it important to know when giant pumpkin events are happening in 2020? Find out in this blog post where I talk about growers and organisers.
With weigh offs starting to happen in the Northern Hemisphere there are lots of great photos of pumpkins to check out. This is part 2 of Instagram accounts to check out.
Growing giant pumpkins with kids is an awesome idea, in this post I cover the benefits and what you can get them do to help you.
In this post I cover 7 of the best giant pumpkin Instagram accounts around. Ideal for when we are in our off season here in NZ.
If you were to grow a giant pumpkin for the very first time, what would be the bare minimum you would need to grow one? Find out in this blog post.
Knowing when you should start your giant pumpkin in relation to your competition could give you the competitive edge.
Now is the time to get people excited about giant pumpkin growing, start the conversation and get people ready for the 2020 season.
I’ve been thinking what items I need to get before the 2020 giant pumpkin season starts. How many of these items do you need to get?
I cover what information you can find in the free GPC Common Gourd summer edition newsletter. Make sure to sign up for it.
I’ve decided to make a change around The Pumpkin post newsletter, find out what that is in this update.
What can you do to help make your pumpkin patch weed free when it comes time to planting? If you have a small area like I do, polythene can help.
What did I find when I went to Fieldays 2019? Find out who I spoke to this year.
Fieldays is happening again, and I’m heading along. I’ve written down my top tips for you to get the best out of the largest Agricultural event in the Southern Hemisphere.