Pumpkins – reminiscent of fall, county fairs and some of our favorite holidays. Who doesn’t love those roasted pumpkin seeds or homemade pumpkin pie? And let’s not forget those jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. But how do you grow pumpkins in the garden to ensure a bountiful harvest? The following pages will help with all your pumpkin growing needs. Read on to learn about the care of pumpkin plants.
The pruning of pumpkin vines is a fairly common practice. The question is when do you trim a pumpkin? Click on the following article to find out how to prune pumpkins and other information on pumpkin vine pruning so you can keep their rampant growth contained.
Alas, your glorious strong, healthy pumpkin plants are wilting and yellowing. There?s nothing as sad as having seemingly healthy plants one day and drooping, discolored foliage the next. Get an idea of why pumpkin plants wilt in this article.
Pumpkin disease identification is of primary importance when treating pumpkin diseases. The following article contains information on pumpkin diseases and treatments. Click here to learn more about problems with growing pumpkins.
Pumpkin fruit drop is a frustrating state of affairs for sure, and determining the cause of the problem isn?t always an easy task because there may be a number of things to blame. Click here to learn about troubleshooting causes of dropping pumpkin fruit.
Do pumpkins self-pollinate? Or should you give the plant a hand and, if so, how to hand pollinate pumpkins? The following article contains information about the pollination of pumpkin plants and hand pollinating pumpkins.
Do you have a white powdery mildew on your pumpkin leaves? You?re in good company; so do I. What causes white pumpkin leaves and how can you get rid of that powdery mildew on your pumpkins? Find out in this article.
Big pumpkins can take all summer to grow, and the last thing you want is for your prize specimen to fall victim to pumpkin insect pests. You can learn about pumpkin insect problems and pumpkin insect control in this article.
You spend all summer tending your vine, and you want to get the most out of it that you can. Fertilizing pumpkins is essential, as they will devour nutrients and run with them. Learn more about pumpkin fertilizer requirements here.
With the burgeoning popularity of farmer?s markets and personal gardening, a wide array of pumpkin varieties for eating is available. Take a look at some of the different types of pumpkins for cooking in the article that follows.
A common problem when growing pumpkins is?no pumpkins. It?s not all that unusual and there are several reasons for a pumpkin plant that is not producing. Use the information from this article to find out what those are.
If you are planting pumpkins in your garden, it pays you to learn something about companion planting with pumpkins. For more information about plants that grow well with pumpkins, the following article can help with that.
The winning grower of giant pumpkins often stated that to attain such great size, they fed the pumpkin milk. Is this true? Does using milk to grow pumpkins work? If so, how do you grow giant milk fed pumpkins? Find out in this article.
Your pumpkin vines are scrambling all over the place, with huge healthy leaves and vigorous growth. But sadly, there is nary a bloom in sight. What could cause non-blooming pumpkin plants? Find out in this article. Click here for more info.
Pumpkins are surprisingly easy to grow. Often, the hardest part of growing pumpkins is deciding which type of pumpkin is best suited for your particular needs and available growing space. Learn about different kinds of pumpkins in this article.
Pumpkins are flavorful, versatile members of the winter squash family, and the seeds are rich in flavor and nutrition. Want to learn about harvesting pumpkin seeds to eat, and what to do with all those seeds after they're harvested? This article will help.
Warty pumpkins are a hot trend. This year?s most prized jack o? lanterns may very well be made from warty pumpkins. What causes warts on pumpkins and are bumpy pumpkins edible? Learn more these pumpkins in this article.
Looking to do something a little different with your pumpkins this Halloween? Why not try a different, very un-pumpkin-like shape? Growing shaped pumpkins will give you jack-o?-lanterns that are the talk of the town, and this article will help.
Pumpkins are gluttons for space. So if your garden space is limited, a possible solution to might be to try growing pumpkins vertically. Is it possible? Can pumpkins grow on trellises? Learn more about growing pumpkins on a trellis in this article.
The finding and purchasing of heirloom varieties has become easier, but there is still nothing like growing your own. One such example is growing peanut pumpkins - truly a unique and delicious pumpkin specimen. Click here for more info.
Pumpkins are the icons of Halloween decorating. However, choosing pumpkins is not always that easy, unless you know what you're looking for. This article can help with that so you can pick the best pumpkin for your situation.
When do you start growing a pumpkin is a question that many gardeners have. Pumpkin growing is not hard and is even a popular garden activity for a child in the garden. This article will help get you started.
Saving pumpkin seeds is easy. Planting pumpkin seeds from pumpkins you have enjoyed also ensures that you can enjoy them again next year. Read this article for tips on how to harvest and save pumpkin seeds.
Nothing can be more disappointing than a frost that kills your pumpkin plant with green pumpkins still on it. But never fear, there is some things you can try to get your green pumpkin to turn orange. Click here for more.
Is a pumpkin ripe when it turns orange? Does a pumpkin have to be orange to be ripe? The big question is how to tell when pumpkins are ripe. The tips in this article will help you determine when a pumpkin is ripe.
Growing pumpkins in the garden can be a lot of fun, especially for children who may use them for carving their jack-o-lanterns at Halloween. This article will help you grow perfect Halloween pumpkins in your garden.