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Rouge vif d’Etamps – Cinderella Squash

Last year we grew just a packet of these flattish, red pumpkins (only about 12 plants) as a test to see if we liked them or not. As it turns out, we really like them! They are a French heirloom, … Continue reading

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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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Starting the Fall Harvest…

Tonight we picked the first 4 pie pumpkins. Well, the first orange, pumpkin-like pie pumpkins, since we have picked some “Long Pie” pumpkins previous to this. These were the “Baby Pam” variety. We got 1 per vine, and since we … Continue reading

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Year of the Cucurbits!

Yes, with a few exceptions, the squash plants seem to all be doing great this year. We’ve had a bumper crop of cucumbers and zucchinis, plus the acorn squash look like they’re almost ready to go, the butternut squash aren’t … Continue reading

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