Follow these simple instructions for using Johnny's Cucumber Beetle Lure for enhanced protection from this common pest of cucurbits (e.g., squashes, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins). See instructions for units needed per area to be monitored, replacement requirements, and efficacy time.
Johnny's Grower Profile | Louie's Pumpkin Patch, Skövde, Sweden
Johnny's Farm Visit | Mark's Melon Patch – Dawson, Georgia. Mark Daniel started his melon business in his junior year of high school, growing 5 acres of watermelons on his family's row crop farm in southwestern Georgia. "It had never entered my mind that I was going to do this as a living," he says. "I was going to be an ag engineer. But when I started looking for jobs, the idea of working for somebody else just didn't interest me. So I've been doing this for 32 years now..."
Learn how characteristics of the best tasting winter squash – sugars and Brix, starch and dry matter – plus being sure to harvest at the correct time, relate to eating quality. Follow these 5 steps to produce the best flavor and eating quality in your winter squashes and pumpkins.
Here at Johnny's, cucurbits are one of our specialties, some strictly ornamental, some strictly edible, and many that serve both purposes — in all, over 60 varieties. To help you narrow the field to varieties that will work well for your operation, these are the three key considerations that drive selection of fall-harvest pumpkin, squash, and gourd varieties by experienced growers...
Follow these Technical Production Guidelines from Johnny's Selected Seeds for optimal success with growing pumpkins. Includes instructions for all stages of pumpkin production, from site selection, sowing, transplanting, and spacing, to flowering, pollination, fruit production, harvest, and curing. Blossom harvest is additionally discussed, as are preventive and control measures for common pests and diseases of pumpkins.
A compendium of types and varieties of pumpkins from Johnny's Selected Seeds in a convenient, downloadable, printable 4-pp brochure. We offer organic and conventional forms in diverse colors, sizes, and shapes, for carving jack-o'-lanterns, baking pies, seed roasting and oil extraction, as well as traditional fall decorations. Choose from: • Award-winning Johnny's-bred varieties. • Select open-pollinated heirlooms. • Vigorous, disease-resistant hybrids.
A full-color, downloadable and printable (PDF) version of our Jack-o'-Lantern Pumpkin Variety Comparison Chart.
Key Growing Information

Pumpkins | Key Growing Information

Written by our research team, this reference contains the essential information for growing PUMPKINS. Read more for a successful harvest!
Use our Pie Pumpkins Comparison Chart to compare variety features, including species, disease resistance, days to maturity, average weight, vine length, fruits/plant, and in-row spacing.
A full-color, downloadable, printable (PDF) version of our Specialty Pumpkin Variety Comparison Chart.
Use our White Pumpkin Variety Comparison Chart to review and compare days to maturity, weight range per fruit, fruits per plant, in-row spacing, and vine length.