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Throughout the book we look on as they pick, chose, change their minds, wonder and worry.
In "Backyard Giants," Ms. Warren takes us on a journey through the passionate and far-from-gentle world of competitive pumpkin growing.
This book offered a lot of interesting information-who knew pumpkins could grow up to 40 lbs.
I have wished for a very, very large pumpkin all my life. This is a wonder story, not only full of advice but full of ideas.Published 13 months ago by pat samford
I am very disappointed in this book. I planned on giving it as a gift with some seeds, but the jacket of the book is spotted to the point that I cannot give it as a gift. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Christy
I found this true story incredibly fascinating. In a way, it reminded me of the Orchid Thief, by drawing me into a subculture I never knew existed, where otherwise ordinary people... Read morePublished 22 months ago by John C.
I grew my first Dill pumpkin last year. I started my pumpkins sometime in June and in only 1 square foot of land as a joke to harass my mother at her house.... Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Bean Slap
A great book for anyone interested in the hobby/sport/profession of giant pumpkin growing. As you read, not only is the history of giant growing revealed but methods used to go... Read morePublished on February 12, 2010 by L. Weston
Wall Street Journal bureau chief Susan Warren follows one year in the life (weigh in to weigh in) of father and son pumpkin growing duo Dick and Ron Wallace in their (not... Read morePublished on November 20, 2009 by Sterlingspider
Here you will find it unbelievable that some people have so much time on their hands to study this oddity of growing giant squashes. Read morePublished on July 8, 2009 by Anonymous