I first thought about making driftwood Autumn decorations when I saw Portobello beach covered in driftwood. I previously made a mug coaster from random driftwood pieces and it turned out really good (it is unpractical, but one of a kind!). 'But why create something that … [Read more...] about DIY driftwood pumpkins!
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Roasted carnival squash slices are easy to bake, 'no fuss' kind of meal. Baking squash halves or slices is the fastest way to add a bit of nutrition and taste to your Autumn dinner. Carnival squash is super easy to carve into slices because of its shape and you don't … [Read more...] about Roasted Carnival Squash slices with cinnamon and chopped chestnuts.
Your guide to pumpkin, squash and gourd varieties. All pumpkins, gourds, Winter and Summer squashes are the part of the Cucurbitaceae (Cucurbits) family. Popular Cucurbitaceae species include (amongst others): -Cucurbita (pumpkins, Winter & Summer … [Read more...] about 140 pumpkin, squash, and gourd types (and where to buy seeds).
Photo: Pixabay All pumpkins, squashes and gourds are edible except wild growing: Coyote Melon (Coyote Gourd/Cucurbita californica/Cucurbita palmata), Buffalo Gourd (Wild Pumpkin/Cucurbita Foetidissima), Cucurbita cordata, Cucurbita cylindrata, and Cucurbita … [Read more...] about Are any pumpkins poisonous? Which pumpkins can you eat?
Photo: Pixabay Pumpkins are packed with vitamins & minerals, and they're a good source of fibre. So, what goodies exactly do they have inside their delicious flesh? Vitamins: Vitamin A Beta-Carotene Vitamins B1,B2,B3,B5,B6,B9 Vitamin C Vitamin E Vitamin K … [Read more...] about What are the benefits of eating pumpkins?