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Speckled Swan Gourds

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Speckled Swan Gourds

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Squash

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Squash

FACTS – Winter Squashes have a hard, thick skin and seeds. The flesh is firmer and requires longer cooking time. They can be prepared by baking, steaming or simmering, but first remove the seeds. Varieties available are Butternut, Pepper/Acorn and Turban Red Squash. They are a breeze to cook with and lend their creamy sweetness […]

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Mixed Gourds

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Mixed Gourds

FACTS – Gourds can come in all weird looking and oddly shaped forms of green, yellow, orange & brown. Some may even have some ugly warts on them. Some people purchase them in the fall and arrange them into a bowl as an autumn center piece or even used in a fall display. A basic […]

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Corn Stalks

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Corn Stalks

FACTS – Cornstalks happen to be one of the most popular arrangements out there at the moment. Take a bunch of corn stalks, tie them together and place them on either side of your front door entrance. Pair them with pumpkins and other decorations. Dried corn stalks or leaves can also be used in planters […]

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Indian Corn

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Indian Corn

FACTS – Indian corn has many different arrays of multicolored kernels, which adorn doors and grace center pieces in the autumn. They look great next to pumpkins, gourds and scarecrows. It is edible, but not sweet. It has a pretty starchy texture. Indian corn can be grounded to make flour. Some people like to coat […]

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Pumpkins

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Pumpkins

FACTS – Pumpkins are usually orange, but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or even red. They have a thick shell which contains pulp and seeds. Pumpkins can be prepared by baking, roasting, steaming or boiling. Pumpkin soup and roasted pumpkin seeds are very popular dishes. They can also be used in pies which make […]

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Pie Pumpkins

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Pie Pumpkins

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