How Do You Grow Large Pumpkins With Sugar Water?
Pumpkins are a popular vegetable for a reason: they are delicious, fun and easy to grow. It doesn’t take all that much to cultivate pumpkins in your yard: soil, space, water and sunlight. But if you want to grow big pumpkins, the kind you might see winning the blue ribbon at a county fair, it takes a little extra effort, and some good old fashioned tricks. Feeding sugar to your pumpkins, for instance, can make them grow much bigger than just sun and water alone will. Choose a spot in your yard or garden with at least six hours of full sun per day, an even pH balance and well-draining soil. Buy a bag of compost, and mix two or three trowel-fulls into each square foot of growing space. Place a group of two to three seedlings 2 or 3 inches apart from each other and cover their roots with soil. If you want to grow more than one pumpkin, place another patch of one or two seedlings at least 5 feet away. Water your pumpkin plants between four and seven times a week, so that they are always da