Podcast 9: Halloween special – Pumpkins

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team.

Happy Halloween and welcome to episode 9. Today Rachel Atkins tells you everything you ever needed to know about Pumpkins. Growing advice, tricks and treats, varieties, harvesting, storing and carving.

Did you know? Jack O’ Lanterns were originally carved out of turnips, a Celtic tradition of warding off evil spirits. Pumpkins became the preferred choice only when Irish emigrants arrived in the US and saw that pumpkins had so much more potential for carving.

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