It is way fun. Just gotta have some space to grow in. Park Seed has Atlantic Giants for a reasonable price.
Giant Pumpkin+veg. GLOG!!!
Posted 10 February 2015 - 10:28 AM
Posted 10 February 2015 - 10:39 AM
Well that would be a fun project for you guys. If you want you can PM me I have some seeds I could give you.
Posted 14 February 2015 - 12:43 AM
Posted 17 February 2015 - 08:54 AM
Would just like to comment on how incredibly fast these things grow. I've been meaning to get pictures but every time I go to take one, something else is happening and I can't get progress shots
Posted 21 February 2015 - 02:30 PM
You lucky son of a gun... lol mine are just now starting to get second set of leaves and vine out shortly.
Posted 22 February 2015 - 10:37 AM
its actually already looking bigger again already! Will wait a while before I take more photos though
Posted 22 February 2015 - 11:38 AM
I heard the BIG ones can gain up to 30 pounds (13kg) in 24 hours. Hopefully you get a good one!
Posted 23 February 2015 - 12:17 PM
I certainly believe that, my last pumpkin was putting on alot of weight before it stopped!
my little pumpkin is bigger again! BUT this might be the last photo of it that you see. Its going to be 41 degrees tomorrow..105.8 fahrenheit.
That kind of temperature aborts baby pumpkins, burns leaves and kills off the new growth on the ends of the vines.
I've covered the ends of the main vines and I've covered the baby pumpkin and female flowers......but I'm worried this hot day is going to kill it all off.
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Posted 23 February 2015 - 01:31 PM
It should be fine, just keep it covered and hope for the best. Pumpkins seem to be pretty hardy but I don't have much experience with Atlantic so I wouldn't know. Man you're making me jealous lol.
Keeping it covered will make it grow bigger as well, the hotter and more intense light it gets the faster it will ripen and quit growing so keep it covered and spray some cool water on it. Congrats on the pumpkin!
Posted 23 February 2015 - 02:45 PM
Thanks! Its still early days though! If it makes it through tomorrow it should be ok.
Posted 23 February 2015 - 03:09 PM
Good to hear, hoping for the best I wanna see some giant pumpkins!
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