Tuesday, October 11, 2011

It's Pumpkin Time!

Pumpkins...These are one of my favorite things about Fall. ***The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds! ***Pumpkins are 90% water. ***Pumpkin flowers are edible. ***Native Americans flattened strips of pumpkins, dried them and made mats out of them. ***Pumpkins WERE ONCE recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites. What do you do with the pumpkins you pick??


  1. I feel bad about saying this, but our pumpkins are usually carved and we burn a candle in them for trick or treat....Then we throw them away. I know this is a waste!
    so I'll go ahead and take 50 lashes with a wet noodle..
    Great info..
    I sure like your ladder with the pumpkin sitting on it..
    Blessings Malinda..

  2. You and I--lovers of all things fall, including pumpkins! I saw a picture of what must've been a 1600 pound pumpkin in a farming newspaper last week and oh, my. The poor thing. It couldn't stand upright, but lay all slouched out on the ground. (I don't know why I gave it human qualities in my mind, but I felt bad for it.)It looked nothing like the pictures of your perky pumpkins.

  3. There's your stool!!! Very pretty fall decor. I always wanted to buy one of those humongous pumpkins and sit it on my front porch, but have a feeling that come November I would be trying figure out how to throw a huge rotten pumpkin away.

  4. I love the cheerful orange pumpkin too!! I once saw a TV cook make a wonderful roasted pumpkin ... it was filled with meat and other veggies... amazing. I've got to find that recipe and try it!


Thanks! Hope you enjoyed today's post. Come back soon.

Blog QR Tag

Blog QR Tag