Growing Pumpkins in Raised Beds

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are easy to grow in raised beds, even if you don't have much space. Depending on the variety you choose, it can even be easier to care for them in a raised bed than it is in a pot or traditional garden plot. Let's dig in!

Pumpkins

Growing pumpkins in raised beds benefits them in the following ways: Easier to weed, water     and harvest Longer growing season     thanks to warmer soil Better water drainage,    which pumpkins require

Benefits

Plant seeds or transplant seedlings into a raised bed that gets plenty of sunshine once all danger of frost has passed.  In most cases, you'll only want one hill or row per bed, since even small pumpkin varieties will still require a great deal of space.

Planting

Water pumpkins using a watering can or hose right at the base of the plant. A good rule of thumb is to give them about 1 inch of water per week, with even more after blossoming while the fruits are actively growing.

Watering Care

the full list of directions, plus suggestions for pumpkin varieties  and more care tips, click "Learn more" below!

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