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“Long Pie” Pumpkin

This was one of the varieties of pie pumpkins we grew in 2012. It is an heirloom variety and I got the seeds from a friend at the winery I was working at, at the time. It’s a little unusual … Continue reading

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Pie Pumpkins Looking Good

The pie pumpkins have done really well this year. I wish I’d planted more! They certainly outshone the jack-o-lantern pumpkins, about 18-0. Some of them have been orange for quite some time now, to the point where last week some … Continue reading

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Correction

As it turns out, those are actually Tobacco Hornworms, not Tomato. They look almost identical, but the Tomato version has red stripes on its side, not white like the ones we’ve been finding. Speaking of finding, we found 2 more … Continue reading

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Tomato Hornworms and Other Destruction!

Monday night, while we did end up FINALLY getting a little bit of rain, it was preceded by a nasty wind storm. A few of our tomato plants got blown over, bamboo stakes used to stake them snapped right in … Continue reading

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