October, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


My Little Pumpkin

It's no whopper of an 'Atlantic Giant' and wasn't a trophy taker at the county fair, but I'm mighty proud of my one little pumpkin. It grew in my flower garden (luckily, I call it a "mixed border"). To me, it's a perfect pumpkin - and it's finally...
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds The rich, warm smell of slowly roasting pumpkin seeds (pepitas) is an unmistakable sign of fall...

Web Finds

Composting Yard Waste Fall is composting time, and this Web site ( www.abs.sdstate.edu/hort/compost.htm ) gives simple...
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Regional Reminders

  • Collect Seeds and Pods for Crafts
  • Clean Up Cucurbits
  • Saving Late Tomatoes
  • Fertilize Spring-Flowering Bulbs
  • Continue Mowing the Lawn

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