The People/Plant Connection

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This is Paula's pumpkin now. It's hanging in there. Heat and all.

Pumpkins like the hot dry weather we are having.

However, they still need water every day. 

A good cover of mulch at the base will help hold the moisture in.

Also, in the heat of the afternoon, you can build a shade for the plant and that helps it, too.

Good luck with your pumpkin!


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This photo is submitted by Paula Oaks. Look how big the leaves are. Good Luck Paula! Looks like it's going to be a good one.


THERE ARE PUMPKINS GROWING FOR  THE 5TH ANNUAL GIANT PUMPKIN CONTEST