pumpkins

Storing and Preserving Your Pumpkins

Storing and Preserving Your Pumpkins

If your pumpkin patch is particularly prolific, you’re going to need a pumpkin preservation plan. Good thing they’re easy to store and preserve! Freezing Pumpkins The most convenient way to  
How to Use Pumpkin in Unique Ways

How to Use Pumpkin in Unique Ways

It's getting to be that time of year when you try to figure out how to use pumpkin, because your pumpkin patch is producing big time ... or you have  
The Three Sisters of Companion Planting

The Three Sisters of Companion Planting

Where would wine be without cheese, or peanut butter without jelly? Simon without Garfunkel? And let's not forget our special guests today, the "Three Sisters" otherwise known as corn, beans,  
Gifts for Garden Lovers You Can Buy

Gifts for Garden Lovers You Can Buy

When the holiday season rolls around, I always have a wish-list of new gardening tools or gadgets. This year I'm vying for this Barebones Hori Hori knife and perhaps another  
Types of Winter Squash

Types of Winter Squash

If you ask someone to name familiar types of squash, they’ll probably say acorn, butternut, and spaghetti. Butternut squash is the most popular squash crop in the United States. But  
When and How to Use Compost in the Spring

When and How to Use Compost in the Spring

The great thing about compost is that... wait. Forget that. Everything is great about compost. It's a great way to reduce the amount of garbage that goes to the landfill.  
What to Do with Pumpkins After the Harvest

What to Do with Pumpkins After the Harvest

You’ve grown pumpkins. You started them as seeds, watched them sprout, watched the vines spread and flower. And now you have pumpkins ready for harvest. Just one problem. You have  
How to Plan a Kid’s Vegetable Garden

How to Plan a Kid’s Vegetable Garden

There’s really not much that’s cooler than a kid’s vegetable garden. It combines all things fun and neat in the world, and you get to experience gardening through their eyes.