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Fall into October

It’s Fall and there are Pumpkins everywhere. Costumes and decorations fill the store windows and haunted housing seem to appear. It is such a festive time. 41 more words

Birds do it, bees do it...

But right now and most visibly, it’s the ladybirds. Everywhere. And it’s a welcome sight – I have red blister mite on the redcurrants, black aphids on black currants and ants are zipping up and down my broadies, no doubt carrying aphids to the tops. 811 more words

Diary 2017

Ready, Set, Grow!

After holding off for a couple of weeks since the start of April, I finally took the plunge this week and sowed my Giant Pumpkin… 259 more words


Giant Pumpkin Growing Competition!

As I wrote in February, I’ve been inspired by Matthew Oliver and I’m going to try growing a giant pumpkin for the first time this year. 198 more words

Giant Pumpkin

A gigantic success of sorts.

This weekend was the culmination of months of worry and fretting.   Since the spring, I have been a participant in the Celebrity Challenge of The Great Pumpkin Carnival.   1,196 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Growing a Giant!

Like most people, I’m always proud and perhaps even slightly smug when I harvest my carrots and find a particularly large specimen or even if by pure luck I have a single leek that actually has a reasonable thickness. 277 more words


Giant pumpkin used to raise funds for CancerCare Manitoba destroyed

WINNIPEG — Chris Okell has spent the last few years carving giant pumpkins into giant jack-o-lanterns as part of a fundraiser in honour of his mother who passed away from cancer in 2010. 120 more words