Tag: Vegetable Gardening

Oct 09

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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Sep 24

Growing Organic Pumpkins

Fresh organic pumpkin makes for a delicious fall treat.  And there’s still time to grow pumpkins in many parts of the country! If you want to grow your own pumpkin treats and Jack O’Lanterns this year, then check out this complete how-to guide for growing your own! Read more of this definitive pumpkin growing article on …

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Sep 04

Harvesting the Last of the Watermelons in Oklahoma

Labor Day Weekend was my fall veggie garden clean-up time, so I harvested everything I could to make way for a good cleaning and new plants. This included gathering the last of the Black Diamond watermelons I had growing. Read more about harvesting watermelons in Green Country here.

Oct 17

Plant Garlic in Autumn for an Abundant Summer Crop

If you want large bulbs bursting with flavor, plant your garlic in the fall. You will have to wait until the next summer to harvest, but it is worth the wait. Garlic belongs to the onion genus species and is closely related to chives, leek, onions, and shallots. It is cold-hardy, which makes fall-planting favorable …

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