Good afternoon, Pumpkinistas!
Hope's dimensions this afternoon are: 68" from stem to blossom, 75" from side to side, and 98" in circumference, for a total of 241", 303 pounds. (I had to use the special, extra-long giant pumpkin measuring tape.)
Powdery mildew has raised its ugly head again. I've been spraying with GreenCure, and it's helped slow the spread. The recent humidity is also a factor.