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If you want to "Walk the Walk, you've gotta "Talk the Talk". Here is the
terminology to do just that.
||This is the variety of pumpkin that has consistently produced the largest
pumpkins and are used in competition.
||When a pumpkin grows so fast that it outgrows it's skin and literally
explodes, splits or breaks apart.
||A liquid mixture of foliar fertilizer(Ie. MiracleGro), insecticide and
fungicide. Pumpkins enjoy this mixture in mid-summer as all three items are
||A small glass or plastic enclosed structure which allows plants and seedlings
to grow out doors prior to the last day of frost.
||The process of rotating the crops in your garden each year to reduce
the risk of disease and replenish the soil.
||Spraying liquid fertilizer onto the leaves which will absorb the
foliar feeding plants.
||A fruit which has been properly pollinated and successfully begins to
||The genetic quality and potential of a seed.
||To prepare a seedling(any vegetable) for planting outdoors by leaving
outside during the anytime for several days.
||Atlantic Giant Pumpkin growers who have grown the largest of the largest
||A mounding of soil at the site where your seedling will be planted.
||A pumpkin turns into a Jack O'Lantern, when it is carved.
||Beneath each leave, a root node or nodule exists. This can easily develop
into a secondary root system. Promote this growth by covering the vines with
soil and watering.
||Roots that can form on the main vine and side shoots below each leaf
||This is the top of the pumpkin around the stem. As it grows the shoulders
||In large-scale farming this term refers to the practice of applying
fertilizer on either side of a row of planted seed. Usually a couple inches
to 1/2 foot from the seed row. As the roots grow, the, they reach this food
||A pumpkin that is growing extremely fast and is absorbing all the nutrients
that the vine provides, robbing other pumpkins and leaves located beyond
the fruit of nutrients.
||Abbreviated "SVB". A grub like insect that bores into the vine, usually
at the base and can fatally chew your vine.
||A fall festival where pumpkins are officially weighed.
||A large pumpkin which has rotted or been damaged by animals in the field...
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