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What The Heck Is Delicata Squash?

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The latest variety of winter squash that’s booming in popularity is delicata. You may have seen this butter-colored pinstriped squash popping up around the pumpkins and gourds at the market...

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Pumpkin Art: No Carving Required!

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Didn’t get around to carving this year? No worries! Simply use permanent markers or paints to draw right on your pumpkins and gourds—your house number, a Jack-O-Lantern face, ghost face—get...

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Companion Planting Guide: Sow Easy

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...trellis for vining or trailing plants including beans, cucumbers, peas, pumpkins, and melons. Zucchini is a good companion plant when planted among corn. Foes: Tomatoes, as they and corn are...

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Ghost Lights: A Weather Folklore

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...a turnip, making him “Jack-o-the-Lantern.” This legend is closely tied to the tradition of carving Halloween Jack-o-lanterns, which were once carved from turnips, not pumpkins. Whatever is behind the lights,...

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Move Thanksgiving?!

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...successful harvest. The idea caught on throughout the British colonies and celebrations featured feasting on foods of the land: turkeys, pumpkins, fresh vegetables, apples, and berries. The date of Thanksgiving...

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