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Tips for Growing Pumpkins

Prize-winning carved pumpkin at The New York Botanical Garden We decided to grow pumpkins this year. I discovered there is a reason that pumpkins are usually grown on farms and in “pumpkin patches.” Pumpkin vines ask for a sizable swath …

HOW many pumpkins??

I love my little town’s moxie. Highwood, IL had little more than 4,000 residents at last census- but that doesn’t stop us from trying to take the Guinness record from Boston (population estimated at 645,169)  for the most jack-o-lanterns lit …