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Pumpkins are typically harvest in September - October. Pumpkins are sensitive and do not handle frost or moisture well. They typically take around 100 days to 150 days to harvest and can't be planted until the threat of a frost has past.
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What is a pumpkin?

A pumpkin is a squash fruit, usually orange in colour when ripe. Pumpkins grow as a gourd from a trailing vine of the genus Cucurbita Cucurbitaceae. Cultivated in North America, continental Europe, India and some other countries, as well as in English cottage gardens, Cucurbita varieties include Cur ( Full Answer )

Where do pumpkins come from?

From a pumpkin seed. It's planted in the ground and then grows into a vine. The pumpkins grow as a fruit on the pumpkin vine in the "pumpkin patch." They sit on the ground and can become very large and heavy.

Can you use seasoned pumpkin mix instead ofregular pumpkin mix?

Answer . Different recipes. If you're talking about canned pumpkin for making pumpkin pie, you can use either pure pumpkin or a mix. Libby's, for example, has both. If you choose seasoned pumpkin mix, you don't add seasoning. Follow the recipe on the label. You do have to add some things. P ( Full Answer )

How do you peel a pumpkin?

I assume you are peeling it with the intention of eating it. The easiest way to peel it is to cut it in half, scrape out the seeds, and bake it for an hour or so until soft. It will be hot, but the orange rind will slip off quite easily.\n. \nIf you want to peel a raw pumpkin, you can try using a ( Full Answer )

Are pumpkins a fruit?

Pumpkins are a squash-like fruit. They grow on a vine. A fruit is a a vegetable that has an edible substance around the seed or seeds. A pumpkin is a type of squash. A berry is defined a fruit with a ripened ovary. Technically a pumpkin is a berry just like a watermelon. It is a fruit becau ( Full Answer )

How did the pumpkin get its name?

well a pumpkin is actually a Squish so how did squish get its name....? the world will never know..... or maybe it will

Who are the Smashing Pumpkins?

The Smashing Pumpkins is an alternative rock band that formed in 1988, in Chicago. The band disbanded in 2000 and reunited in 2007. They are currently on tour. \n. Original Members 1988-1999 \n. Billy Corgan (Vocals, Lead Guitar), Jimmy Chamberlin (Drums), James Iha (Guitar), D'Arcy Wretsky (Bass) ( Full Answer )

Is a pumpkin a vetetable?

No a pumpkin is a fruit but it is usually used as a vegetable (e.g. in soups, roasts etc) It is generally savory except when used in pumpkin scones or pumpkin pie

How do you cut a pumpkin?

first you make a hole in the top and take all the yucky stuff out then u clean it the u cut a face out then u put a candle in it and put the top back on then u put it on your front door step for Halloween.

How do you prepare pumpkin?

Easy as pie! Split the pumpkin in half, scrape the seeds, optionally spread olive oil on the inside and cut surfaces, bake at 350 for an hour or two until soft. Peel the skin off and throw it away. You now need to process the pulp via a food mill, a stick or immersion blender, or a food processor ( Full Answer )

Why are pumpkins with Halloween?

Pumpkins are used in Halloween because when the Irish came to the colonies they didn't find the turnips they used in Ireland for "Jack'O Lantern's" so they began to use pumpkins. The carved turnips are used as lanterns because of the story that Jack of the Lanteran was condemned by the Devil to walk ( Full Answer )

Where did pumpkins come from?

Pumpkins are native to America. The early English used the term 'pumpion', later 'pumpkin' to refer to what we know as winter squash. farm lands and if that's not it i do not know

What can pumpkins be used for?

Pumkins can me used in pies and taste great when mashed with butter and a little maple syrup. The seeds can also be eaten.

What is the use of a pumpkin?

Um there are alot of uses actually. you can use them for Jack-O-Lanterns, make pumpkin pie, eat the seeds, um.. when you eat the pumpkin it gives you Vitamin A, potassium, protein, and vitamin C. you can make alot of food with pumpkins... um... that's all i know. Many people make pies from pumkins, ( Full Answer )

Who discovered pumpkins?

Pumpkins originated in North America. The first to cultivate andharness the pumpkin for human use was probably the NativeAmericans. They were thought to have originated in North America. The oldest evidence dates from 7000 BC from pumpkin related seeds in Mexico

Where are pumpkins found?

They are found in a pumpkin patch. They are native to the Americas, the most familiar species being in North America.

Who is pumpkin?

pumpkin is the 1234321 of science. The first awsome guy to find it out was awesome josh

Where do you get pumpkins out of season?

I don't think you can. I spoke to a pumpkin farmer in April about buying a couple of pumpkins, and he said it was impossible as the harvest isn't until September. However you might get them early. Early is in July if you are lucky. The only pumpkin you can get all year round is canned pumpkin.

What are pumpkins about?

Pumpkins are a North American squash. When the tradition of carving turnips was brought to the Americas pumpkins were substituted because they were plentiful.

Is it Smashing Pumpkins or the Smashing Pumpkins?

I don't think it really matters. On their earlier albums, they were called Smashing Pumpkins, and then it was The Smashing Pumpkins, and now, with the release of their album Zeitgeist , it seems they have gone back to just Smashing Pumpkins. I have all of their albums. The only ones I can't find ( Full Answer )

What is the use of the pumpkin?

Traditionally pumpkins were meant to keep evil spirits away but now they are mainly used to look pretty. =D And let's not forget pumpkin pie. Pumpkin seeds are also edible if baked.

What part of the pumpkin is in pumpkin pie?

The meat. The pulp and seeds are removed, and the meat is cooked until it can be removed from the rind. Then it is pureed, and can be used in many things, mostly notably pie.

Where can you get pumpkins?

Pumpkins are available in stores during the Halloween time. Either that or you can get them on a farm.

What can people do to a pumpkin?

Carve it for halloween, make pumpkin pies, pumpkin soup with it, enter a competition for the biggest pumpkin at a country show, grow them.

When to carve a pumpkin?

atleast a week before Halloween starts that's when you cave it, decorate it, and make it nice and fancy =D!...... no i disagree if you carve a pumpkin a week before Halloween starts it willstart to smell and rot away. I think you should carve a pumpkin a day or two early.

What do pumpkins have to do with the supernatural?

they actually have a lot to do with it . first of all they have to do with Halloween which originated from hundreds of years ago and squash and pumpkins were used to do with spells :) hope i helped

How do you scrape a pumpkin?

You can buy some cheap pumpkin carving tools in Tesco if you live in England. Or just use a spoon. My personal favroite HANDS!

Can pumpkins explode?

I just got a small pumpkin and it was sitting in my house. A few days later I was sitting near it and the thing just exploded all over the place! I have no idea WHY or HOW this occurred, but I assure you the pumpkins can in fact EXPLODE! Can anyone tell me WHY this may have happened?

How do you get the pumpkin home?

Pumpkins require no special attention to bring them home from the grocery store or farmer's market. Simply lay the pumpkin in the floorboard of your car, you can also place it in a bag, or lay it in your trunk. Once you get the pumpkin home, store it in a cool area, and don't store it for very long. ( Full Answer )

What is pumpkin pie filling- is it canned pumpkin or pumpkin mix?

Pumpkin pie filling can be made with canned pumpkin pie filling; or it can be made from pumpkin puree, made from real pumpkins. When made from real pumpkin puree, it is mixed with milk, sugar, and spices to make a very tasty filling. Some people use allspice, nutmeg and/or cinnamon as the spices.

What is pumpkin orange?

Pumpkin is a shade of orange that is commonly associated with pumpkins, it is also the name of an Anything Muppet pattern (the tall kind with the oval head)

Why does a pumpkin have a stem?

Every type of fruit has a stem. It all grows on plants. The plant provides the fruit with food so the fruit can grow. A pumpkin is a fruit just like an apple or an orange.

Do pumpkins have feelings?

Yes, Pumpkins do have feelings -.- The ones in Narnia with the Unicorns and man eating Pie

What is a pumpkin for in Minecraft?

Not a lot really, You can turn it into a Jack-O-Lantern if you have a torch which you can wear as a helmet or place as an underwater torch.

How do pumpkins get food?

I'm almost sure its kinda like an umbilical cord.... They get food through the stem. The stem is it's root.

How do you cut out a pumpkin?

Cut a hole around the stem and take it out. Scoop out all seeds and gush from inside, scraping the sides well. Draw out a stencil of what you want to cut on a paper, then tape it to the pumpkin. Use a sharp knife and cut from the stencil in clean strokes.

What is healthy about pumpkins?

they are healthy because they are fruits. not veggies but fruits. if you don't know that then you are a dumb nut case.

Why are pumpkins important?

because they are delicious and easy to grow. They were one of several staple crops grown by native Americans prior to invasion by European settlers, and they make much better jack o lanterns than turnips.

What do you carve a pumpkin with?

They are pumpkin carvers in stores or you can also look them up online. I suggest you get the non-plastic ones (they break easily when carving). Always be careful when using knives to cut into hard skin of the pumpkin.

What can you do with pumpkins in Minecraft?

You can make a Jack O Latern by putting a torch in a pumpkin, inthe 1.4.2. update you can make pumpkin pie with sugar and eggs. Youcan also farm pumpkins by put pumpkins in your crafting slot and itcomes out with seeds then you make a farmland and then you canharvest them. If you have a 2 or 3 snow ( Full Answer )

How are Pumpkins dispersed?

Not by animals. The rine is too thick for most animals to chew through. mainly by humans. Good question. You must be smart. I'm really happy for you and your smartness. :)