Top 10 Largest Pumpkins in the World & Country Records

Welcome to the original pumpkin record page. This is the official page identifying the heaviest pumpkins in the world per country. This is the current 2022 list of the Top 10 largest pumpkins grown to date.  The majority of these pumpkins were grown in Europe and the UK, but only 4 of the pumpkins were grown in the USA.  Europe […]

COMPOST FEEDING YOUR PUMPKIN

COMPOST FEEDING YOUR PUMPKIN By: George Brooks Although this season isn’t even over yet you should start planning for next year to improve your chances of growing a big one. The following article is about one method that has given me excellent results over the last three seasons. This is not the only good method out there but is one […]

Pumpkin Carving for Halloween

Carving Pumpkins for Halloween Now is the time to consider about the great pumpkin you’ll be carving this Halloween. As you know, Linus would wait all night for the Great Pumpkin, but I wouldn’t take a cue from Linus. I’d head directly to the patch with the kids in tow. Once there, after your children have moved, rolled and lifted […]

10 Pumpkin Poems

Pumpkin Poem or Two by Tony Hickman All poems are copyrighted. Request to publish any poem requires permission from Tony Hickman. If you would like to see how my pumpkin patch is doing this 2001, please stop by. WHO Who’s got the biggestAnd who’s didn’t bustWho’s telling liesAnd who can we trustWho’s keeping secretsAnd who’s helping outWho’s filled with confidenceAnd […]

How to plant Dahlias and care for them through the season

Growing Dahlias for fun and prizes! Other than an important place in perennial borders and beds, dahlias have a definite place of their own … grown In gardens by themselves, carefully staked, fed, watered, and disbudded with extreme care, they will produce relatively few flowers of overwhelming size and perfection. They have become known as the Man’s Flower. – Today’s […]

Growing Dahlias – How to care from Spring to Fall

Dahlias are half-hardy perennials, originally from Mexico, and now very popular in the United States. Very adaptable, they grow well in any type of soil. They are versatile, being used for garden decoration, cut flowers, floral art, and exhibition. Few flowers can match them for their wide range of brilliant colors, their wide variety of shapes and sizes, and their […]

How to properly take care of a lawn

Every house owner wants his lawn to be healthy and good-looking. But a healthy lawn is not just a sight for sore eyes. A healthy lawn helps cool the air and enrich it with oxygen. A novice gardener may think that caring for a lawn is a hard and energy-intensive job. The truth is, with proper technique and good timing, […]

Best Tips on How to Dethatch a Lawn

Thatch is a combination of living and dead materials that forms an organic mulch. It is located between the soil surface and green grass blades. Organic matters such as mulched leaves and grass clippings break down quickly. However, other materials such as twigs and stems take a longer time to decompose. When the build-up outpaces the breakdown, then the thatch […]

Lawn Care Tips: How To Prepare For The Upcoming Cold Season

Never let all the hard work on your lawn go to waste this upcoming cold season. By winterizing your lawn, you can provide proper lawn care prior to the cold weather. Winterizing is a simple process, which involves several steps that can help your lawn grow back in full force when spring comes. As a matter of fact, preparing your […]

6 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Winter Lawn

6 Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Winter Lawn If you have decided not to overseed your warm season lawn with a cool season variety for the winter, then you should expect your lawn to become brown and dormant once the temperatures drop close to freezing. Even though lawn care will not be as extensive as it is during the […]