who grew a big pumpkin last year

englishcombenews(uk ba2)July 16, 2005

hello everyone im in england and i grew atlantic giant for the first time last year.my biggest was 100 pounds. let me know how you all got on with yours plus any growing tips thankyou

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douglas14(z3/4 MN)

I grew a 615 lber last year.
I think vine management and pruning helped quite a bit.
I foliar fed the plant once or twice a week.
I'd recommend at least one of Don Langevin's books on the subject, as I learned from these as well. They are "How To Grow World Class Giant Pumpkins" There are three volumes. I have volumes 2 and 3.

Douglas

    Bookmark   July 16, 2005 at 11:18PM
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englishcombenews(uk ba2)

thankyou doug,can you tell me where i can get hold of these books.also i know you cant swap seeds from usa,but do you know of any where i can get good pumpkin seeds.

    Bookmark   July 17, 2005 at 6:46AM
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