Have you ever wondered when Halloween was created and how it looked like back in a day? WHEN IT ALL STARTED? Halloween celebration date back to Celts. They lived from around 750 BC to 12 BC in Europe. On the 31st of October, after the sunset, they celebrated the … [Read more...] about History of Halloween. How it all began.
Why do we carve pumpkins at Halloween? People made lanterns to ward off evil spirits wandering the Earth on Halloween night. Originally, carved turnips were used as Samhain lanterns, but when Irish Catholics came to America, they started to use widely available pumpkins. … [Read more...] about Origins of Jack-o’-Lantern, the legend of Stingy Jack and will-o’-the-wisp phenomenon.
Photo: Pixabay If you decided to plant pumpkins for the very first time, how do you know it's time to harvest them? Pumpkin is ready to harvest when: its rind is hard (you can't easily damage it with your fingernail)its stem got brown/dried upyou can hear a hollow … [Read more...] about When is the time to harvest pumpkins?
Photo: Pixabay When do you plant pumpkins in time for Halloween harvest? And how do you do it? Do you put seeds directly into the soil or do they need to germinate in propagators first? Here are my answers to all your pumpkin sowing questions. Photo: Pixabay When do you … [Read more...] about How do I plant pumpkin seeds and when?
Lots of people want to try it because it's fun to grow your own pumpkins and it seems very straight forward. Photo: Pixabay So, can you really plant seeds from a supermarket pumpkin and grow your own squash? The short answer is 'yes', but if your pumpkin was a hybrid … [Read more...] about Can I plant pumpkin seeds from a store bought pumpkin?