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Good Ideas Grow in the Pumpkin Patch

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Just-harvested pumpkins Our exceptionally productive plant¬†grew 29 pumpkins. Sometimes the most successful fund-raisers are spontaneous. A recent effort here at Gardener’s Supply started with a single pumpkin plant, which grew to massive proportions, sending its vines throughout our test gardens. By the end of last week, we had harveste [...]

It Must be the Worm Power

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Basil harvest, after fertilizing with Worm Power. Grown from a single seedling, this pie-pumpkin vine has engulfed a trellis and spread through the surrounding beds. In two of our test garden beds, I’m using All-Purpose Organic Fertilizer with worm castings (Worm Power Fertilizer). The plants have exploded with growth. I’ve never [...]

Pumpkins for 2014: Something Differen...

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Kakai pumpkin. Photos: High Mowing Organic Seeds Trying to pick a pumpkin for 2014? Consider these recommendations from Gwenael Engelskirchen, who tests new varieties for High Mowing Organic Seeds. I’m seeing a lot more interest in the unusual varieties, such as the ones with seeds that don’t have thick hulls. Here are some of my [...]

My Great Pumpkin

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Lisa Daniels and her big pumpkin I had always wanted a “giant pumpkin” as a kid, so I thought I’d give it a try. It was fun to watch it grow, once I could see I was going to have a keeper. Guest Post You need a good amount of space to grow a big pumpkin. The vines get pretty long with big leaves. I was careful with all the v [...]

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