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Pumpkin Fertilizers

 
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Hi all.
New to the site. I'm looking for some fertilizer suggestions for growing pumpkins.
I'm on new ground and haven't had much luck the past two years. I worked some composted manure into the field last year and didn't have much luck with it.
The place I used to work would use triple 19 to fertilize, but that's not an option with me now.
My growing zone is 6a.

Thanks!
 
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I grow Seminole Pumpkins. The only fertilizer they really need is to be planted in healthy soil with some extra compost added at planting time. Make sure they get some occasional water but not enough to keep the soil soggy. If the leaves start wilting they need more water.

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I use fermented nettle tea, has worked well this year
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