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.
It’s cold and gloomy here in our off season, what have I been up to and what am I looking forward to in the near future. And… what have you been up to?
What went well for me and what didn’t in the 2019 giant pumpkin growing season? I list down everything I can think of to help me prepare for next season and hopefully help you with ideas about your giant pumpkin growing in the future.
We went down to Gisborne to see pumpkins, things didn’t work out as planned. We had a great time and saw one pumpkin, find out what happened and how our trip went.
I went along and judged the Te Kowhai School Harvest Festival Pumpkins recently, a tough job with so many awesome creations.
Some of the vines were soft and rotting, leading up the stem which had a soft spot. I decided to cut Jerry from the vine. Hopefully it will last until the Carnival.
We went to the 2019 Kumeu A&P show to check out their pumpkins. We met the Prime Minister and much more.