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How to grow pumpkins from seed

Updated: Jun 9, 2023

This video will teach you how to successfully grow pumpkins from seeds for both direct sowing and indoor starts.





Pumpkins are a popular crop for fall and Halloween festivities, but growing them successfully from seed can be a challenge for many gardeners. That's why we created a video with helpful tips and tricks to ensure your pumpkin seeds grow into healthy, thriving plants.

In the video, we cover everything from choosing the right soil and planting location to proper watering and fertilizing your pumpkin plants.


We also discuss common issues like pests and diseases and provide solutions to help you avoid these problems. One key tip we emphasize is the importance of starting your pumpkin seeds indoors 2 weeks before planting them outside. This allows you to control the growing conditions and give your seeds the best possible start. Once pumpkin seeds sprout, it's up to the grower to provide the optimal conditions to grow the healthiest vines, with the best yields, and this video will give you everything you need to know.


We also explain the different types of pumpkin plants and how to choose the right variety for your needs, whether you're looking for large, decorative pumpkins or smaller, edible ones.

By following the advice in our video, you can grow healthy, robust pumpkin plants that will produce a bountiful harvest come fall. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, our tips will help you achieve success and enjoy the fruits of your labor. So grab your pumpkin seeds and get ready to grow!





This video was a presentation we created for a local nursery in Colorado Springs. If you have any additional questions about growing conditions in your area or pests you run into (i.e. squash vine borers), please shoot us a message, we are happy to help answer your questions.



Our pumpkin seeds

We carry both heirloom and hybrid varieties of pumpkin seeds. If you have any questions about any of the varieties. We have some varieties that are squash vine borer, resistant, powdery mildew resistant, mosaic virus resistant, heat resistant, etc. Even if your pumpkin seeds aren't from us, we are happy to answer any questions you may have. Check back from time to time as we are always adding new and exciting varieties to our collection!




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