Posts Tagged "pumpkins"

Create a Festive Holiday Pumpkin Planter

Pumpkins seem to signify fall harvests and holidays. So celebrate the fall holidays with a floral pumpkin planter. It’s very easy to carve and hollow a pumpkin that will hold a potted plant. Pumpkin planters look great on porches, stairways, along fencing or especially as a centerpiece for a holiday party! Start by selecting a fresh pumpkin that is round in shape, dent free and not too tall. For a centerpiece I like to use a pie pumpkin....

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How to Bake Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds make a nutritional snack and are easy to prepare. And why throw away those seeds when you are carving your Halloween masterpiece or making a holiday pie? Harvesting pumpkin seeds Always wash your pumpkin well before cutting it. A pumpkin may look clean but chemicals might have been used when it was grown so wash it in warm soapy water and let dry. Carefully cut into your pumpkin. Scoop out the stringy membrane. If your pumpkin sat...

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How to Decorate a Pumpkin With Vegetables

There are many create ways to decorate your Halloween pumpkin. Many are carved and painted. Some are carved out and used as bowls. And a pumpkin used as a floral centerpiece has a beauty that is difficult to beat. So why not create a real focal point and decorate your pumpkin with vegetables? After all Pumpkins are vegetables; why not embellish them with more of the same? You can create one of a kind Halloween faces by adding carrot noses and...

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Decorating with Pumpkins and Gourds

Fall is a great time to use found natural objects to decorate your home, patio and to give as a quick gift. With Halloween almost here the pumpkin or gourd will lend itself to quick decorating ideas. This you tube will show you how to make a fast table centerpiece or accent floral arrangement for you home or to give away as a holiday gift. (While you cleaning out the pumpkin you may want to save the seeds, rinse them then roast them to use as a...

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Fall Decorating for your home and garden areas

There is still time to add a little color to your backyard for fall. And many of these decorations will last into the winter months with a little care and planning. Now in my zone 5 growing zone I have to bring plants into the entry and just leave dried arranged arrangements outdoors. With Thanksgiving approaching the addition of dried corn stalks, Indian corn, and pumpkins with give your yard, patio or porch area a festive look. The corn stalks...

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