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DD.

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2012, 19:34 »
Now there's a thought!
Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

Seeds are SOWN, planting's for plants (and bulbs & tubers)!


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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #31 on: March 19, 2012, 19:38 »
behave.......................don't make it more complicated for me  :tongue2:  :D
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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2012, 19:40 »
Is this pumpism?  :ohmy:


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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #33 on: March 19, 2012, 19:43 »
 :nowink: don't go there!

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2012, 21:04 »
Can we join please - never grown one before but we'll give it a go once we figure out where to put it.  Any clues from anybody on seed varieties that'll suit the under 12's age group ?

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #35 on: March 19, 2012, 21:06 »
If you're going for big, (no point entering unless you're going for "pretty"!), it needs to be something like "Atlantic Giant".

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #36 on: March 19, 2012, 21:25 »
If you're going for big, (no point entering unless you're going for "pretty"!), it needs to be something like "Atlantic Giant".
Thanks DD - I just googled images of that and nearly choked at some of the monsters and laughed at the bit of spare space i originally thought they could have  :ohmy:  We'll try and get some of those seeds and try and grow something bigger than a ping pong ball  :)

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #37 on: March 20, 2012, 12:02 »
please count me in

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #38 on: March 20, 2012, 16:04 »
If you're going for big, (no point entering unless you're going for "pretty"!), it needs to be something like "Atlantic Giant".
Thanks DD - I just googled images of that and nearly choked at some of the monsters and laughed at the bit of spare space i originally thought they could have  :ohmy:  We'll try and get some of those seeds and try and grow something bigger than a ping pong ball  :)

I bought my "Atlantic Giant" seeds today, I think I am just going to plant three on the plot and forget everything else!!!  ::)
Acquired a third of a plot in January 2011 which was extended to three quarters in December 2011. Managed by myself and my 6 year old son.

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #39 on: March 20, 2012, 16:24 »
If you're going for big, (no point entering unless you're going for "pretty"!), it needs to be something like "Atlantic Giant".
Thanks DD - I just googled images of that and nearly choked at some of the monsters and laughed at the bit of spare space i originally thought they could have  :ohmy:  We'll try and get some of those seeds and try and grow something bigger than a ping pong ball  :)

I bought my "Atlantic Giant" seeds today, I think I am just going to plant three on the plot and forget everything else!!!  ::)

You might ned to do as my plot neighbour --- he had to saw his up to take it away a bit at a time  :lol: :lol:

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #40 on: March 20, 2012, 17:45 »
The last time I grew an Atlantic Giant, it took up 35 square metres!
(yes I am sad, I measured it)
And it wasn't even that big, I only got 120 Kg.
I got fed up with roast Pumpkin, so I made 35 gallons of wine with it.

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #41 on: March 20, 2012, 18:50 »
Yes please, count me in. Thanks.

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #42 on: March 20, 2012, 19:32 »
Count me in too. I use mine to raise money for charity at work so it needs to be a good un

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #43 on: March 20, 2012, 21:12 »
Can I join in please.

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Re: Pumpkin Competition 2012
« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2012, 16:23 »
Me please
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