How to grow big pumpkins

Do you want to learn how to grow a BIG PUMPKIN? Keep reading, I’ll provide you what’s required to get the job done. Remember, LUCK and a lot of extra work are required to grow a giant pumpkin. Yes, you can do it. I knew of a grower who grew a 70 lbs. pumpkin his first year and second year, […]

Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties

  Pumpkin Hybrid Varieties Information only   The maturity days are specifically targeted for North-Eastern USA.   Please Contact Howard Dill to purchase commerical quanities. Variety Days Diameter Height Weight Skin Vine Features Pumpkins: Giant Prizewinner 120 ? 50-200# Orange Very Large An excellent display pumpkin with superior shape and color to Atlantic Giant. Big Moon PVP 120 Large 40-200# […]

World Heaviest Pumpkin Records Page

Welcome the original pumpkin record page. This is the official page for identifying Worlds heaviest pumpkin records. If you have a pumpkin record, and you don’t see your country, please send me an e-mail and I will address several questions. Please question me on these records. I even had one person submit a record for some Island that I thought […]

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 […]

How To Grow Atlantic Giant Pumpkins

So you want to know how to grow a GIANT PUMPKIN? If you keep on reading, I will provide you what’s required to get the job done. Remember, LUCK and a lot of extra work are required to grow a great one. You can do it. I knew of a grower who grew a 70 lbs. pumpkin in his first […]

1000 Pounds OR Pie – By Michael Vitez

In their quest for the world’s heavyweight champion, some pumpkin growers will do almost anything. By Michael Vitez:  Don Black lives a four-room house in upstate New York, only a few miles from the Canadian border. To say his House is a bachelor pad is to be polite. Don’s walls are bare – except for a few world-champion pumpkin plaques. […]

Giant Pumpkins Growing Book or Big Pumpkins

A NEW PERSONAL BEST AND A NEW HALF MOON BAY RECORD 1,229 POUNDS!! We were fortunate to win at Half Moon Bay, California this year. The competition was intense with 80 entries, 10 of which were over 1,000 pounds. The weigh-off is always on Columbus Day. The winner stays until the following weekend to participate in the HMB Pumpkin Festival. […]

Competitive Grower Atlantic Giant Pumpkins 1990- 1995

DILLS ATLANTIC GIANT PUMPKIN 500+ SITES-TOP TEN AVERAGES   It is just as interesting to track the top sites as the top pumpkins. I believe the best way to do this is use the top ten average weight. In 1995 those in the top half of this table were Ottawa, Clackamas, Port Elgin, Sarnia, Windsor, Topsfield, and Oconomowoc. There is […]

Giant Pumpkins

If you would like to know who grew the largest pumpkin this year, or learn how to grow a giant pumpkin that even your dad can’t pick up. This pumpkin patch will provide you all the answers. Just look at the links below for all the great information you can find about pumpkins.

How to weigh a pumpkin

How to weigh a pumpkin To calculate your pumpkin weight, you need to obtain three measurements. If you have a large pumpkin, get a measuring tape longer than 100 inches. If you only have a metal measuring tape, be sure to get some string to be used as your measuring tape. Now lets begin. Be sure to use the graphics […]