Tuesday, September 14, 2010

pumpkin harvest?

Our pumpkin vine has yielded one pumpkin this year. I am thankful for this one pumpkin because last year's vine produced zero pumpkins. This is an heirloom variety for pie baking. I look forward to that delectable pie!

(for all the other pies, we will buy our pumpkins from the farm up the street that grows without any pesticides or herbicides - we got 18 pumpkins there last year.)

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SLColman said...

18 pumpkins?!! That must have been a lot of pies! :)

Lori at Jarvis House said...

You are lucky to have that simply perfect pumpkin. Here on Long Island we haven't had much rain at all, so the pumpkins will be small if at all. Not a good year for pumpkins.

Splendid Little Stars said...

Last year I had vines growing out of my compost pile. I waited and watched and it turns out they were pumpkin vines. 3 small pie-sized pumpkins grew; one rotted. The other two we roasted and make pie! Sadly, there are neither vines nor pumpkins this year.