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Fieldays 2019

Fieldays 2019

What did I find when I went to Fieldays 2019? Find out who I spoke to this year.

My Tips for Fieldays

My Tips for Fieldays

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.

Hanging out for Pumpkin Growing

Hanging out for Pumpkin Growing

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?

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.

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.

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.

Busy Organising Stuff

Busy Organising Stuff

It seems like ages since I updated. I’ve been busy, really busy, you’ll have to read more to find out with what.

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.

My Plant is Looking Good

My Plant is Looking Good

Recently I buried vines into bags of compost, and setup my WiFi watering system so I can water the Tiny Patch by just using my phone.

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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