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.
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.
It has been raining a lot lately, hampering weed spraying plans, I’ve also come up with a way to store water.
To help prepare my small patch, I used a tool called the Weedo. Find out what it is and what you can do with it.
I talk about how to track your giant pumpkin growing season and why you would want to do that.
I’ve hunted out the best timelapse cameras for giant pumpkin growers I could find and put all that information all together in one spot.
A great kickstarter and a great doco on what makes giant pumpkin growers tick.
My review of the Nylex 90cm Jumbo Wand – Read what I liked and didn’t like about this, and why you should use one to water your garden.
I found some of these Jiffy 7 peat pellet in the shed and decided to give them a try with giant pumpkin seeds. With growing medium and peat pot all in one pellet, they might be just the thing to start seeds of right.
There are lots of benefits to using a cover crop in your giant pumpkin patch, learn more about them here.