When to Plant Pumpkin Seeds in Illinois?

Answer Warm orange and gold pumpkin orbs help to brighten fall's chilling landscapes. But the pumpkin is considered a warm-weather vegetable. Its seeds do not germinate in cold soil; frost injures pumpkin... Read More »

Top Q&A For: When to Plant Pumpkin Seeds in Illinois

After I plant my pumpkin seeds how often should I water the seeds?

Keep the soil moist until they sprout and have a few true leaves. When you have a larger plant a good soaking once or twice a week (depending on weather) is in order.

How to Plant Pumpkin Seeds?

Planting pumpkins is surprisingly easy to do, and once fully grown and ripe, there are many ways you can use the fruits of your labor! Here's how.

Can I plant the seeds from the pumpkin I carved?

The Pumpkin Nook website says that seeds can be planted from purchased pumpkins. The seeds should be extracted, cleaned, air dried and stored. When planting, the seeds should be started inside. The... Read More »

When to Plant Pumpkin Seeds in Virginia?

Pumpkins make hearty, comforting stews, soups and breads as well as classic autumn decorations. While they may be seasonal crops, gardeners must begin planning for the pumpkin patch months in advan... Read More »