How to Grow Pumpkins for Fun and Profit

Learn how to grow pumpkins to sell for Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns.



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Medium to medium-large pumpkins sell best for jack-o-lantern use. 
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tilling pumpkin
Rich, moist soil with a high humus content is well-suited to growing pumpkins. 
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planting pumpkins
Pumpkin plants may be started indoors in peat pots or other plantable containers. This prevents root disturbance when transplanting your pumpkin seedlings outdoors. 
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