How to Grow a Pumpkin Patch for Halloween Pumpkins

It might seem like a bit early to be thinking about Halloween, but it’s time NOW to start a pumpkin patch for Halloween Pumpkins! Growing your own Halloween Pumpkins is a great way to get your kids active outside and gardening. It’s a relatively easy process and the result in the fall is well worth the little bit of trouble right now. Here’s how to grow your own pumpkin patch for your very own homegrown Halloween Pumpkins!

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How to Grow a Pumpkin {Plants} Patch for Halloween Pumpkins

Growing a Halloween Pumpkin patch is really easy. All you need is a place for the pumpkins to grow and seeds. Easy peasy right?

How to Grow a Pumpkin Patch for Halloween Pumpkins - choose the variety of pumpkin seeds you'd like to plant.  from SimplifyLiveLove

When to Plant

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15 Fall Garden Tasks – that I still have to accomplish…

I’m still not finished with my fall garden tasks! Are YOU?

15 fall garden tasks

I admit it! This is what my garden looks like right now. It’s quite the mess. I have ignored it for weeks – with our trip to New York and Boston and just being plain busy. Last weekend, we had really cold, and prolonged cold, weather.

last garden hauls of 2014

I knew that would be the end of the garden so the kids and I picked the last of the tomatoes (green & semi red) and all the peppers we thought we’d be able to use. We also finally dug the sweet potatoes. So I’ve gotten all the produce out of my garden now that I will use, but I have a ton of stuff to finish up before the ground freezes.

Here’s the long list of items yet to accomplish in my world…before winter sets in…and the clock is ticking, y’all.
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