Vegie gardening question

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Vegie gardening question

Postby Ben » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:35 am

Greetings all,

A quick question: When does one know when a pumpkin is ripe and ready for picking?
I have a large number on vines which have taken over my vegie garden.
Thanks

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Re: Vegie gardening question

Postby Virgo » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:40 am

Hi Ben,

Here is a good guide that also seems to have some good harvesting tips:

http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/vegetable/how-to-tell-when-pumpkins-are-ripe.htm

Kevin

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Re: Vegie gardening question

Postby Ben » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:44 am

Thank you, Kevin!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Vegie gardening question

Postby Virgo » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:45 am

Ben wrote:Thank you, Kevin!

No prob Ben.

Kevin


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