Want to know how heavy a pumpkin would be the size of your house? Check out this calculator made my Movoto to find out.
Labour weekend update, seedlings are growing well, I built a cheap shelter for my seedlings, and I forgot some stuff, read all about it in this post.
I finally hooked up the water to the patch, check out the video to see how that all went, and I also very nearly managed to stuff up all the giant pumpkins.
My weekly round up of what has been happening around here for the last week. Miniatures and giant planting feature in this update.
New world record giant pumpkin grown by Tim Mathison and tipping the scales at 2032 pounds.
Chris Kent’s amazing world record breaking giant watermelon at 350.5 pounds. Check out the video of the weigh off here.
An update of what has been happening over the last week here in my part of the world. Giant sunflowers etc.
For people with very little space, growing miniatures in a pot might be a good option. I’m trying it out this year.
The Mitre 10 kids big pumpkin competition is happening again this year. Check out this post the find out all about it and what prizes you could win.
This weekend I managed to dig the ground up more with the fixed rotary hoe, and I also did a ph soil test. Read the post to see how it all went.