Posts Tagged ‘pumpkin’

4 Farm-Tastic DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas

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Fall is my favorite time of year and the kids always liked to decorate for Halloween. Coming from a frugal family, decorations were made using things we had around the house. Thankfully, we have the Dollar Tree these days where we can make Farm-Tastic Halloween Decorations for just a couple of dollars. Here are 4…

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5 Ways To Use The Pumpkin and Seeds From Your Jack-O-Lantern

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Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins! Pumpkin spice, pumpkin pie, and pumpkins with scary faces!

You’ve grown or picked out the perfect pumpkin. You’ve carved the perfect decal on your fall decoration but what do you do with the pulp and seeds you remove? I’ve got a few suggestions for you.

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How To Grow and Preserve Pumpkins

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I love growing, preserving, and using pumpkins almost as much as I do sweet potatoes! I like the simplicity of starting them from seed, transplanting them into the garden, and then leaving them there until the rest of harvest rush is over. Pumpkins just sit in the garden until the vines have dried up. You can even leave them there until just before it freezes. It’s so fun to walk through the pumpkin patch and look at all the different sizes and shapes. They store well, preserve easily, and are a great food for all livestock.

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