October is fast approaching which means giant pumpkin growing time is almost here. In this post I think about the different bits and pieces I need to get for my growing season.
With around 3 months to go until the giant pumpkin growing season kicks off I thought I better kill some weeds that are taking over the tiny patch.
My 2018 End of Season roundup, how things went for myself and things I am wanting to do next year.
The Great Pumpkin Carnival had another successful year in 2018, find out what it was like for myself, being the president and what changed this year.
Come find out how the 2018 Marton Harvest Festival was, and our road trip to get there. Episode 13 of the vlog is included in the post as well.
Tim Harris has pushed the NZ record for giant pumpkins even further with the new record now set at 808kg.
The Pumpkin Competitions have started, this past week I went to the Kumeu A&P Show the Tamahere School Pumpkin night and the Tatuanui School Harvest Festival.
I went along an checked out the Tamahere School Pumpkin Night 2018, there were amazing pumpkin creations and I found what the heaviest pumpkin was on the night.
I went up to Kumeu to see how their pumpkin weigh off was, find out what the heaviest pumpkin weighed in at, and how many entries they received this year.
The last couple of weeks have flown by doing lots of things for the pumpkin carnival, I harvested the miniatures and received the stickers I had ordered.
My season has some to an unexpected end, I blame the humidity, check out how bad the pumpkin got in the video.
In this post I talk about the launch of The Pumpkin Podcast, and I caught up with Tim and Alex and saw their awesome pumpkins.
It’s been super humid around these parts lately, I came back from my holiday and had to deal with powdery mildew and a pumpkin that was too big for it’s chair.
Another Christmas and New Years and another year to look forward too. 2018 is going to be a great year, not because I'm wishing it will be, I'm going to make it a great year. My Christmas was good, I spent time with my family and one of my cousins was over from the...
It’s almost Christmas and I went out and looked at what Tim is up to in his patch. He’s on a quest to grow an even bigger giant pumpkin this season.
I’ve recently been down to Christchurch and experienced some hot weather, and see how my pumpkin plant is doing.
I’ve had a cold this week, so no vlog, but a blog update on being interviewed by BBC World News, and an update on the patch.
A bit of an update on what I have been up to the last couple of weeks, I’ve been delivering seedlings and put up some early season protection.
I’ve been busy with pumpkin promotion, selling seedlings and catching up with Gareth and Grace.
Halfway through October and the giant pumpkin season has started here in New Zealand, I’ve started my seeds off, and published some vlogs, plus have been looking into pumpkin rolling.