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Pumpkin Cultivation | RM. Gardening Australia - Growing pumpkins Growing Giant Pumpkins | McShanes Nursery Pumpkin cultivation, a green pumpkin growing in the field ...

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In Praise of Pumpkins
I have always had a fascination with pumpkins. As a child I enjoyed Christmas and Thanksgiving and all the other holidays we surround our year with, but Halloween was special. Halloween spoke of ghosts, ghouls, witches and all the primal fears that children...
Holidays >> Samhain
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Lughnasadh
Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 2
WORKING TO LIVE RATHER THAN LIVING TO WORK Before the dawn of recorded history, a major period of transition occurred. Nomadic hunter-gatherer clans transformed themselves into larger communities who farmed the land. This they did by planting their own...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 8
BUILDING A NEW WORLD Contrary to popular opinion, the human being possesses great strength, power and purpose. Our strength comes from the ability to be flexible. It also manifests through sheer force of will, determination and the capacity to cooperate....
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
Sokar/Sokher
Sokar, probably an earth and fertility god in early times. Later he developed into a mortuary deity, his cult center being near the necropolis of Mennefer (Memphis). He was depicted as a falcon headed human, showing his association to the king, and in the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian

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Pumpkin - Ministry of Agriculture of Guyana
Pumpkins are cultivated for their ripe fruit with the seeds in the central cavity and the yellow or orange flesh being eaten.
Pumpkin Production
Some of these pumpkin and squash varieties probably have been cultivated as long as maize. (corn), since around 3500 B.C..
Guide to Commercial Pumpkin and Winter Squash Production
nally changed to pumpkin by American colonists. Nutritionally, pumpkin and winter squash are good sources of fiber and vitamin A.
Squash and Pumpkin Production
Winter squash and pumpkin should yield 12 tons per acre or more with good management and growing conditions. Yields of 15 to 20 tons are possible.
Guide to Growing Pumpkins
Guide to Growing Pumpkins. Growing pumpkins is a great activity for the whole family.

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What Lurks in Our Halloween Stuff?
Mother Jones has a good run down of all that lurks in our Halloween trappings, including slave-labor candy, union-busting costumes, and lead-laden fake bling: Pumpkin cultivation does have some harmful impact on environment.

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Growing Pumpkins - Pumpkins and More - University of Illinois
Growing Pumpkins. Pumpkin is a warm-season vegetable that can be grown throughout much of the United States.
Pumpkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The specific conditions necessary for growing pumpkins require that soil temperatures three inches (7.
Growing Pumpkins and Winter Squash
Practice shallow cultivation. Pumpkins have many important feeder roots near the surface and roots grow to about the same spread as vines.
Pumpkin Growing Guidelines- Giant pumpkins
Finally a single source for the backyard Pumpkin Grower. Big Giant Pumpkin - FAQ pumpkins.
Growing and planting pumpkins | Organic Gardening Articles Directory
Jun 15, 2009 Very informative article about growing and planting pumpkins. Learn how to grow pumpkins and how to plant them easily!

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