Growing Your Own Halloween Pumpkins

Growing Your Own Halloween Pumpkins

Nothing says “Fall” like a Pumpkin patch! And if you want to grow your own pumpkins for Halloween, you’d better plant by early summer. Follow this guide for growing huge pumpkins to delight the neighborhood kids! Preparation and Planting: Pumpkins need a site with full sun and good drainage. They take a lot of space: about 200 square feet (20 feet by 10 feet of space) per each plant. You could plant pumpkin after some other early crop has matured, or let the pumpkins take over the summer garden when the spring crops are harvested. Be cautious, as the tendrils[…]

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