With proper storage and a little care, many varieties of pumpkins can be kept for 6-12 months without refrigeration. In fact, they get sweeter and tastier the longer you store them!
Why would you bother to grow your own pumpkins when they’re so cheap from the supermarket?
Rosina Buckman, a member of the Permaculture Noosa group and winner of the 2009 Sunshine Coast Council Living Smart – Edible Landscape award, visits.
We finally get a chance to meet up with some new online friends, have a great time, and finish off with pumpkin soup for dinner.
One of our favourite meals on a rainy Sunday is pumpkin soup. It’s dead easy to make from scratch!
My article on [hand pollinating zucchini flowers](http://green-change.com/2009/05/20/hand-pollinating-zucchini-flowers/) proved very popular, so I figured I’d post another on hand pollinating pumpkin and squash. It’s pretty much the same principle, but I had the photos so I thought it worth posting. As for the zucchinis, if pumpkin and squash flowers don’t get pollinated they’ll just rot and … [Read more…]