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How To Grow Pumpkins

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Jack-O-Lanterns, pumpkin pies, pumpkin soup—the possibilities are limitless! Grow the perfect pumpkin, from pie pumpkins, tiny pumpkins to use in your fall décor, or giant pumpkins that will impress your fellow gardeners! How To Plant Pumpkins Start: If you live in an area with a long growing season, then you can plant pumpkin seeds directly

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Picking The Right Pumpkins For Cooking

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Pumpkins labeled “pie pumpkins” or “sugar pumpkins” are the best varieties of pumpkin for cooking. They are smaller than traditional carving pumpkins and have a sweeter, less-watery flesh. Select a pumpkin with a stem at least one to two inches long. Stems shorter than this will hasten the pumpkin’s decay. Misshapen pumpkins are fine for

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Keep Squirrels Away From Your Pumpkins!

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Squirrels enjoy making meals out of your carved Jack-O-Lanterns and decorative pumpkins. Try this natural method to keep them away without harming them: Combine 1 gallon of water, 1 teaspoon dish soap, and a small bottle of hot sauce. Fill a spray bottle with the mixture, and spray your pumpkins, inside and out. The solution

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New! Holiday Recipe — Golden Gelato Ice Cream

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Looking for an unusual and delicious treat for upcoming holiday parties? Try our golden gelato recipe. It’s perfect for eating by itself or as a topping on seasonal pies! (Gelato is a healthier alternative to ice cream with less cream and fewer calories.) Get the recipe and learn about the history and health benefits of

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