Mildred's Guide to Growing a Giant Pumpkin
1. Get the right seeds. These days, no one grows a Pumpkin Show winner without Howard Dill's Atlantic Giant seeds.
2. Convince your dad that having a pumpkin patch in your backyard is a good idea.
3. Make sure that your dogs stay far, far away from your seedlings.
4. Don't let your busybody aunt interfere with your "pumpkin obsession," no matter how much she wishes you were interested in boys or clothes or anything other than pumpkins.
5. Find a best friend who can help out in a pinch.
6. Never, ever, ever give up.
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I mean, Daddy hasn’t taken me to the doctor or anything to find out for sure, so I prefer to describe myself as focused.” With that promising opening, Mildred introduces both herself and her raison d’être: her goal of winning the blue ribbon for biggest pumpkin at the Circleville Pumpkin Show.| Read Full Review of Me and the Pumpkin Queen
The narrative reads like a family tale told over a huge dinner, with lots of laughs, a few tears and the busy body aunt that always means well but just cant quite find the right way to express herself without appearing well, pushy.Aug 12 2007 | Read Full Review of Me and the Pumpkin Queen
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