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Pumpkins are 'Puttin on the Pounds!!

There's pumpkins growing out in your pumpkin patch. How Kewl! The focus turns from making babies (pumpkins) to 'puttin on the pounds....lots of them. It's so exciting to watch your little pumpkins swell into giant pumpkins right before your eyes. The speed of their growth is simply amazing.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it(and you have), is to fuel the growth of your fruit to produce the biggest pumpkins you've ever seen. In August, you also need to be diligent and guard against insects and plant disease, especially powdery mildew.

Here are some tips for adding lots of weight to your pumpkins:

  • Keep your patch well watered. Turn over a spadeful of soil. Is it moist down several inches? Great! More on watering pumpkins
  • Adding a layer of compost feeds the plant, helps to retain soil moisture, and helps to keep weeds down.
  • Big pumpkins have big appetites. Use regular applications of fertilizer More on fertilizers 
  • Switch  to a fertilizer high in potassium.
  • Cover the vines with garden soil. This promotes secondary root growth, and results in much bigger pumpkins.
  • Much more on How to grow pumpkins


Fall Festivals

Fall festivals and giant pumpkin weighoffs will be here before you know it. Millions of pumpkin lovers and pumpkin growers flock to these events. As always, we will post an extensive list of festivals and weighoffs. Make sure to mark the dates for events in your area. Hopefully, there will be more than one close enough for you to attend.

Find Fall Festivals and Weighoffs - some are held the first week in September.

List your weighoff - Finding information on pumpkin weighoffs and festivals is a lot of work. If you are an organizer, or have information about a local weighoff, please let us know.  Email Pumpkin Weighoff Information

Milk-Fed Pumpkins - Is it fact or fiction!?! Find the Answer now

All kinds of seeds.... In mid-summer, we look forward to the "second season" as we implement our plans for succession planting.

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Around the World!! We've discovered pumpkins growing on six of seven continents, all except Antarctica. Like you, gardeners of the world grow them for food and for fun.

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Pumpkins and your health... Growing pumpkins is fun. Like other gardening activities, researchers tell us its therapeutic. Eating pumpkins is healthy for you. Add a little pumpkin to your diet all year long.

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Quote of the Day: To err is human, a pumpkin is 'Da Vine!

Todays' Quiz question: Which colors are pumpkin colors?
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B. White
C. Blue
D. Green
E. Red
F. Yellow

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