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Gourd: Correspondences
Curcurbita spp. Folk Names: Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Deity: Power: Protection...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary G

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Ancient Indigenous Peoples Saved One of Three Sisters from Extinction
Through genomic analysis of extant species of Curcurbita and archaeological evidence (such as seeds preserved in dung) of ancient wild Cucurbita species, the researchers found that the plants developed a symbiotic relationship with humans that allowed ...
Gourds are for decorating
Gourds and pumpkins are summer-growing annuals of the genus Curcurbita and the family Curcurbitaceae, according to the University of Maryland Extension website. The gourd has a storied history of use in both practical as well as decorative purposes, ...
Master Gardeners: Saving your pumpkin seeds
Pumpkins all belong to the Curcurbita genus, along with thick-skinned winter squash, such as butternut and turban squash, and thin-skinned summer squash, such as zucchini.
Seasonal Chef: It's Fall and the Winter Squash Are Here!
Delicata, also from the curcurbita pepo species, is an elongated shaped squash, usually yellow with pretty stripes of variegated green. They are small and very easy to manage, generally weighing in around ¾ to 1 pound.
Aug. 31, 2011: Trying to grow the greatest pumpkin

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