1. Big
  2. Great Pumpkin Commonwealth
  3. Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Association
  4. Team-Pumpkin – Connecticut
  5. Pennsylvania Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Association
  6. New Hampshire Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Association
  7. Illinois Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Association
  8. Pumpkin seed genetics and statistics
  9. Atlantic Giant Genetics Cooperative
  10. Maine Pumpkin Grower’s Association
  11. Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario
  12. New York State’s Giant Pumpkin Growers Association
  13. Pacific Giant Vegetable Growers
  14. Holland’s Land O’ Giants
  15. Gus “Squashcarver” Smithhisler
  16. Ed Moody’s Pumpkin Carvings
  17. Pumpkin Fanatic
  18. Extreme Pumpkins pumpkin carving
  19. Worldwide Giant Growers – Mark Clementz
  20. WOW Wallace Organic Wonder
  21. Western Labs Atlantic Giant Pumpkins soil testing
  22. A&L Great Lakes Laboratories – Fort Wayne, IN soil testing
  23. Do my own pest control – Pesticides at professional strength in smaller quantities, perfect for a few Atlantic Giant plants.
  24. Microbe Organics – Detailed information about compost tea and micro organisms in your soil.
  25. Hollands Giant Pumpkins -Mycorrhizae soil inoculant
  26. Pests, diseases and other problems: sub-forum of    One of the best discussions on controlling pests and diseases in Atlantic Giant plants.
  27. Purdue Plant and Pest diagnostic lab $11/sample  Drop-off, mail in or photo.


Pollination of the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin by Wayne Hackney

Orginally published in the N.E.P.G.A. Newsletter – June, 1996

Cecil Weston: How I grew a 1,180 # pumpkin my first year (comprehensive and updated guide)

How to build a tripod to lift your pumpkin:  Steve Strickler-Bloomington, IN

Early season cucumber beetle management: Purdue article

2022 Midwest Vegetable production guide – Purdue- Pumpkins start on page 120

How distance from light fixtures influence light levels for seedlings: Purdue article

Visit Phil Groenewold’s Atlantic Giant greenhouse in Dyer, IN

Germination tips, with pictures

Role of elements and micro-nutrients in your soil

John Taberna Soil Scientist at Western Laboratories article

Soil amendment estimator by Bryan Langley (Excel format)

Your browser may block the download as suspicious, but press on, it is correct!

How to use Bryan Langley’s soil amendment estimator on YouTube by Cecil Weston

GPC 2017 OTT Giant Pumpkin weight estimation chart

How to measure and estimate the weight of your Giant Pumpkin by Bart Toftness

Great Pumpkin Commonwealth – governing body for giant pumpkins

Indiana record pumpkin – 1,979 lbs  Tom Mobley from Spencer, IN

Indiana Top-Ten Giant Pumpkins list

Indiana State record for all vegetable classes

We’ve added a “TOP TEN” overall page for each of the following categories:

Squash    Long Gourd   Watermelon    Tomato    Field Pumpkin   Bushel Gourd

Fair Oaks Weigh-off 2016

Miscellaneous pictures from past weigh-offs

World Record Atlantic Giant pumpkin: 2,702.9 lbs

Origin of Dills Atlantic Giant pumpkins by Steve Connolly

Humic acid YouTube video relative to lawn grass, but explains humic acid fairly well.

Big Pumpkins message board: Pests, diseases and other problems

Link to pumpkin carving at the 2017 Indiana State Fair

Dick Wolfsie interviews Lee Saberson – two parts