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Moon Gardening
There is nothing more beautiful at night than looking up at the Moon and looking down at its audience. A symphony of beautiful flowers that stand at attention, when the night comes upon us! Whether you would like an Herb Garden, a Medicine Wheel Garden, or...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Chamomile: The Healer
Chamomile is one of the oldest favorites amongst garden herbs and its reputation as a medicinal plant shows little signs of abatement. The Egyptians reverenced it for its virtues, and from their belief in its power to cure ague, dedicated it to their gods. No...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary C
The Doctrine of Signatures as fingerprint of the Divine
Researching substances in laboratories is a modern way of trying to understand the universe. The various components of a subject are taken apart, isolated and carefully studied. This is contrary to the old days, where people would observe a complete plant,...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
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
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
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
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
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How to grow Giant Pumpkins!
one or two pumpkins per plant! I assume you know the difference between a male and female pumpkin flower?
Pumpkin Pollinators
Another factor that can diminish fruit set is poor pollination, when flowers abort or fruits are misshapen due to a lack of sufficient pollinator activity.
can cause serious losses in pumpkins in Kentucky.
shaped fruit as well as excessive blossom drop.
Pumpkin Pollinator: Biology and Behavior of the Squash Bee
Visit Ohio State University Extension's web site “Ohioline” at: http://ohioline.osu. edu ing activity begins.

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Scranton woman's Fried Pumpkin Flowers crunchy delight
By Josh McAuliffe (STAFF WRITER) Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Once fried, the Pumpkin Flowers are finished with salt and a squeeze of lemon.
Saving tomato seeds
I am not quite so careful with this process but I do introduce zucchini, cantaloupe and pumpkin flowers to each other. By that method, when I save the seed it runs true the next year.
Empanadas Flor de Calabaza from Oaxaca Restaurant
We haven't seen much in the way of pumpkin flowers at our local mercado, but you can always substitute the easier to come by squash blossoms that taste almost the same. Know of any Mexican gems in the Valley?

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Pumpkin Nook : Pollination, Pollinating Pumpkins
Female flowers (above) are easily identified. A tiny baby pumpkin is located between the stem and the flower.
Pollinating Pumpkin Flowers | Gardening with Wilson
Apr 22, 2008 To pollinate pumpkin flowers, one can go pick a freshly opened male flower.
Pumpkin flowers falling off - Organic Gardening Forum - GardenWeb
Growing Pumpkins
Pumpkin Female Flower Ten weeks after planting, the first flowers suddenly appear between leaves and tendrils. Each flower blooms for only one day.
Pumpkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pumpkins are monoecious, having both male and female flowers on the same plant.

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