End of Season Wrap Up 2019

End of Season Wrap Up 2019

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.

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Gisborne Road Trip 2019

Gisborne Road Trip 2019

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.

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Jerry is Set Free

Jerry is Set Free

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.

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Tim’s Blossom End Split

Tim’s Blossom End Split

NZ Record Holder Tim Harris had an unwanted split occur in the blossom end of his largest pumpkin. I went to check it out, and find out what was happening in his patch.

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2019 is Here

2019 is Here

The first week of 2019 and things seem to be going OK in the tiny patch, I’ve got female flowers and the plant looks good.

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End of November 2018

End of November 2018

The end of the year is fast approaching. I almost killed my giant pumpkin seedling, have some miniatures growing and have been painting some pumpkins.

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Killing the Weeds

Killing the Weeds

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.

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