How to Grow a Backyard Pumpkin Patch
Last fall, I grew my own pumpkins for the first time. Now, I have to say that I feel a sense of pride when I grow my own vegetables, but the way I felt about my pumpkins was altogether different, maybe bordering on a little weird. I can't even explain why, but I loved my little homegrown pumpkins. I babied those things. It was a lot of fun, especially when harvested them and used them to decorate for Halloween. So why mention them now, months before fall and Halloween? Because if you haven't…
How to Grow Pumpkins on a Fence
How to Grow Pumpkins on a Fence. Pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo) grow in a variety of sizes, from miniatures to monsters of more than 100 pounds. The size of the pumpkin depends on the type grown. Vines of these plants need lots of room to grow and can be trained to grow up a fence to take advantage of vertical space. ...
How To Grow Pumpkins | It's Time To Plant! | Moms Need To Know ™
I know that it sounds early to be thinking about pumpkins, but if you want to have them in time for Halloween, it's time to plant them! What is fall without pumpkins? These vegetables are part of the squash family and come in all shapes and sizes. Pumpkins are grown to make Jack-O-Lanterns out of,...Read More »
Guide to Growing Pumpkins in the Home Garden
Stephanie Rose, creator of Garden Therapy, teaches you how to grow pumpkins at home, with tips on planting, growing, and harvesting pumpkins.