GROWING FOOD

Growing Orange Pumpkins

Growing orange pumpkins with Sensible Gardening.

Pumpkins are a type of tough skinned winter squash and require a long, warm growing season to reach their full potential and to completely mature. They also require a lot of garden real estate. Pumpkins can grow into 20 foot vines but around 12 feet is average. If your garden space is limited, try growing your pumpkins vertically, using a…

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GROWING FOOD

Growing Pumpkins

Chocolate Dipped Grapes at Sensible Gardening and Living

Before long it will be pumpkin time again in our neck of the woods. Pumpkin plants are one kind of tough skinned winter squash that has been given a life of its own with Halloween and Thanksgiving.  Every fall we decorate our homes and children spend countless hours creating and carving jack-o’-lanterns. As a food source the pumpkin plant are…

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