December 6, 2023
The Searles Gardening Team
Hey there, aspiring pumpkin farmers of Australia! Have you got room in your backyard for a little pumpkin-spice-everything-nice adventure? Strap on your sun hats and let's garden-hop with Searles. We've got your back as you dive into growing magnificent pumpkins from seeds—in fun, Searles style!
Hey there, aspiring pumpkin farmers of Australia! Have you got room in your backyard for a little pumpkin-spice-everything-nice adventure? Strap on your sun hats and let's garden-hop with Searles. We've got your back as you dive into growing magnificent pumpkins from seeds—in fun, Searles style! And you know what's got us buzzing? Our hero for this garden party: the Searles 5 IN 1 Organic Fertilisers.
Pumpkins, those jolly rotund chappies, aren't just for Halloween carvings or wicked pumpkin pie; they're a gardening rite of passage in the Australian summer. Here's how you can boogie with them:
Let's Get This Party Started: Soak those seeds overnight, they need their beauty sleep before their big debut. Next, send them off to the garden bed stage, about 2.5 cm deep, and keep them 1.5 metres apart—they like their dance space! Ensure they’ve got their sunglasses on with 6-8 hours of sunlight daily to groove under.
Water Tango: Get the rhythm right with a consistent water routine, but don’t drench them—they’re not fans of the soggy dance floor!
The Bee-Bop: If Mother Nature's bees come buzzing by for a visit, they’ll do the pollination jig. If not, pick up a paintbrush and dance between the flowers yourself, dusting pollen from male to female flowers in the morning sunshine.
Pumpkins may be dancing queens, but they need the right pick-me-up to put on a show. That's where our Searles 5 IN 1 Organic Fertilisers become the life of the party, serving up the nutrients for a grand pumpkin performance.
Here’s how you mix fun and fertiliser:
Before the Big Debut: Get the garden bed stage-ready with Searles Original 5 IN 1 Organic Fertiliser - Dig In. This magic fertiliser preps a nutrient-rich base for your pumpkin prodigies.
Mid-Party Treat: When the pumpkin party’s in full swing, offer a little Searles 5 IN 1 Organic - Pellets. This nutrient-rich bite keeps the party-goers energized and growing.
When it's curtain call time (the pumpkin stem turns woody, and the skin toughens against your finger), cut the star performers from their vine, leaving a bit of stem for a grand exit. Now bask in your homegrown pumpkin harvest!
With every pumpkin seed you plant, you’re not just growing a future pumpkin pie; you're joining a garden celebration of life and growth. At Searles Gardening, we’re all about the giggles in the dirt, the thrill of first sprouts, and the joy of a pumpkin parade in your backyard. So, let’s get gardening, Australia, and let's make every day a pumpkin party! Hop on the Searles joyride, and sow, grow, and harvest fantastic memories and impressive pumpkins.