Different Types of Pumpkins + Squash

Types of PumpkinsHave you been to a pumpkin patch and wondered what all the different types of pumpkins were and what you could possibly use them for (other than decoration of course)? Jack-o'-lantern Pumpkins Arguably the most popular and recognizable pumpkin, jack-o'-lanterns provide the best surface for your Halloween carvings (and pumpkin centerpieces). While you can cook [...]

The Original Thanksgiving

Original ThanksgivingThe Original Thanksgiving: Wampanoag Farming Practices that Shaped U.S. History Almost 400 years ago, a Wampanoag by the name of Squanto set the stage for the development of the U.S. when he taught pilgrims (in what is now Massachusetts) a few of their traditional farming practices. The celebration of the pilgrims' first harvest in collaboration [...]

DIY: Pumpkin Centerpiece

Fall Pumpkin CenterpieceDIY: Pumpkin Centerpiece Are you wanting to create a custom fall centerpiece, but don't know where to start? How about looking to your garden or local nursery! If you grew pumpkins in your summer garden or are picking one from a local pumpkin patch, follow this easy DIY to create your own unique pumpkin centerpiece! [...]

The Fall Planting Guide

The Fall Planting Guide Please note this fall planting guide is geared towards those in zone 9a. If you are unsure of which plant hardiness zone you are located in, click here. Other zones that could find some tips in this post helpful are: 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b and 10a. It is officially fall in Texas, [...]

7 Tips for Planting a Containerized Tree

Tips for Planting7 Tips for Planting a Containerized Tree Fall can be a great time to plant trees, depending on where you live. You can help your tree reach its full potential by starting it out right with these seven helpful tips for planting a containerized tree. Positioning your tree, while still in its container, in the exact [...]