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Pumpking harvest, not so great!
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Courtland    Posted 09-18-2001 at 08:28:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
This spring I had planted well ove 100 plants of several varieties of pumpkings and only a few fruit have been produced. From the start, the plants did very well and even as they matured they were huge and healthy looking. Any idea what went wrong ? I relied on nature for polination and applied composted manure as fertilizer...


Bill Wannabe    Posted 09-22-2001 at 17:35:23       [Reply]  [Send Email]
You have not said where you are located or type of pumpkins you planted , see my posts in the Implement Alley.


scooterhead    Posted 09-19-2001 at 03:51:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
My crop did`nt do well . Just one or two to a nice large plant and they turned orange early and the pumkins was`nt very big .


TomH    Posted 09-18-2001 at 16:38:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mine also did terrible, but I blame it on the ongoing drought. They set a couple of pumpkins that turned orange in July. Since then, nothing.


bob    Posted 09-27-2001 at 18:42:02       [Reply]  [Send Email]
boys sounds like me last year between drought and squaash bugs and a bug that ate just above root it was a nogainer . this year it,s different story best for quite a while one good thing I guess is one year we are bad next year someone else Earl mays said to put 6 spikes around plant but it didn,t help


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