Common asked questions growing Big Giant Pumpkins

FAQ on Growing Atlantic Giant Pumpkins For many, conditions in the old pumpkin patch are not great yet. Don’t jump the gun as many beginners do. If conditions are sloppy…..wait. They will get better soon. It is about time for some to start seeds inside. Some of us must wait a little longer. By starting a plant 3 or 4 […]

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 commercial quantities.

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 with 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 […]

Pumpkin v. Pumpkin

  Along the 43rd parallel in North America, raising pumpkins isn’t just a sleepy backyard pursuit–it’s an extreme sport. And nowhere are the stakes higher, or the intrigues thicker, than at the annual weigh-off of the World Pumpkin Confederation, the Olympics of garden-patch gigantism. By Elizabeth Royte “Most people think I’m an idiot.” That’s Ray Waterman, giant pumpkin impresario, talking […]

Atlantic Giant Pumpkins or Big Pumpkins

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Growing Big Pumpkins Part 2

Part 2 on growing big pumpkins Please review these links to see the wonderful pages on Atlantic Giant pumpkins prior to reviewing this page. Join the news group and learn the growing techniques. World Class Giant Pumpkin Homepage Atlantic Giant Pumpkin Homepage     Running Vines One of my plants has begun to “run” while the others have not. How […]

Australian Giant Pumpkin & Vegetable Society Inc

  Additional Pumpkin Pages How To Grow – Records – Clipart – Seeds – Poems – Phantom – Carving – Pumpkin Recipes – FAQ’s – How Big is it?   The Australian Giant Pumpkin & Vegetable Society Inc was formed last year to coordinate giant pumpkin competitions and promote giant pumpkin growing across Australia by a group of dedicated growers […]

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

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. Over 250,000 people descend on the small coastal community for the parade, music, […]