Types of Fall Squash (and How to Use Them) - A Little Rosemary and Time
I love researching, hunting down and analyzing different varieties of foods. Heirloom tomatoes are a hot topic in the summer but in the fall and winter I love squash and potato varieties. A pumpkin or a squash? What’s the difference? To be official, pumpkins are actually a type of squash and come from the Cucurbitaceae …
100 Layer Cake has a beautiful chart on heirloom pumpkin varieties . Visit their site for more -- we're a little obsessed with the pale pink Porcelain Doll . . .
Blue Pumpkins: Wordless/Wordful Wednesday
Last week I showed pictures of the Halloween fun we had, and mentioned the pumpkin patch we went to had blue pumpkins. Only I neglected to actually show pictures of the blue pumpkins. So this week I thought I'd rectify that. If you squint, you can sort of see the blue pumpkins intersperse ...
Jim's Favorite Pumpkin Seeds from around the World.
PORCELAIN DOLL HYBRID PUMPKIN - 1) Fruit: 20-24 lbs 2) Color & Shape: Deep ribbing with an almost square appearance. Exotic pink exterior and deep-orange, sweet flesh 3) Maturity: 100 days with prolific plant cover 4) Tolerances: Good Powdery Mildew tolerance