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Pumpkins, too many pumpkins!

I wanted some more variety of pumpkins in my vegetable garden!
I grew all of the pumpkin plants myself, mostly from organic seeds bough through the organic gardening association VELT. And they all delivered! Plenty!

I store the pumpkins in our cool cellar, and they will keep good for months to come. I also prepare some pumpkin puree (mash) and put it in handy portions (1 cup, two cups) in the freezer. Ready to use for those occasions when I don’t have the time to cut and clean a pumpkin.

This is our collection of all the pumpkins that we harvested this year (yes, I think I overdid it a bit ;-).
Different varieties: Potiron Bleu, Uchi Kuri, Red Kuri, Spaghetti Squash, Sweet Dumpling and Butternut. And some undetermined that just grew on the compostheap.
I just harvested the butternuts today (the bottle shaped pumpkins). These are the most difficult to ripen I find. But I’m taking them inside anyway now, as it’s getting close to freezing point some nights.

uchi kuri, red kuri (and large leaved chicory)

uchi kuri, red kuri (and large leaved chicory)

Sweet Dumpling (and red cabbages and savoie cabbage)

Sweet Dumpling (and red cabbages and savoy cabbage)

Spaghetti squash, red kuri and uchi kuri

Spaghetti squash, Red kuri and Uchi kuri

Potiron Bleu, Uchi Kuri, Red Kuri, Spaghetti squash and some that just grew on the compost heap

Potiron Bleu, Uchi Kuri, Red Kuri, Sweet dumpling, Spaghetti squash and some that just grew on the compost heap

Potiron Bleu, Sweet Dumpling & Butternut

Potiron Bleu, Sweet Dumpling & Butternut

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Geertrui Cazaux (Trudi in English). Vegan. Gardener. Wife. Disabled. Writer. Activist. Caretaker. Ex-academic. Wannebee drummer. °1970. Belgium. Vegetarian since mid '90's and vegan since 2010. My main motive has always been the ethical perspective, although I am also inspired by the environmental and health aspects. Writing about veganism, animal rights and ableism on Graswortels.org, Brugesvegan.com, and CripHumanimal.org

10 Comments

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  3. Beautiful. The kitty in your photos is a nice touch indeed. Salivating over all those squashes…autumn can’t come soon enough here!!

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