Autumn Harvest Celebration Around the Globe

The first Month of Autumn is here, which means it is time to celebrate — traditionally, the world celebrates the end of the harvest season. Let’s learn more about the origin of the festival, its history, and traditions in different countries. Originally, celebration at the end of the harvest season was aimed to honor the earth and nature for its […]

Pumpkin Carving for Halloween

Carving Pumpkins for Halloween Now is the time to consider about the great pumpkin you’ll be carving this Halloween. As you know, Linus would wait all night for the Great Pumpkin, but I wouldn’t take a cue from Linus. I’d head directly to the patch with the kids in tow. Once there, after your children have moved, rolled and lifted […]

10 Pumpkin Poems

Pumpkin Poem or Two by Tony Hickman All poem’s are copyrighted. Request to publish any poem requires permission by Tony Hickman. Additional Educational Pumpkin Poem’s are on this link. If you would like to see how my pumpkin patch is doing this 2001, please stop by. WHO Who’s got the biggest And who’s didn’t bust Who’s telling lies And who […]

History of the Jack of the Latern

Pumpkins are carved into Jack O’Lanterns for Halloween. We bake them into pumpkin pie.  Tales of terror have used pumpkins to create an eerie atmosphere. How did the pumpkin become associated with Halloween? Well, the answer is in the tale of an unfortunate soul named Jack According to Irish folklore, a man named Jack, well known for his drunkenness and […]

Select Your Grass Seed According To Your Growing Region

Although surrounding your home with a lush, beautiful lawn may be something you dream of each spring as the warm weather arrives, you may find it takes a great deal of effort to maintain if you don’t have the right type of seed, watering techniques, or nutrient schedule. There are distinct differences in the requirements of cool grasses and warm […]

How To Drive A Zero Turn Mower

A ride-on mower can be a great innovation to help you maintain your lawn, especially if you have a larger property. Of the many lawn mowers available, a zero turn mower is one of the most popular options, chosen because it’s smaller turning circle gives it higher manoeuvrability and makes it easier to reach difficult locations. However, many people can […]

Bouquet With a Message: The Secret Meaning of Flowers

Bringing flowers is a gesture of courtesy, especially when men do it. A bouquet can express many feelings, from love and respect to congratulations and playfulness. But did you know that individual flowers, and the way they are placed in a bouquet, can also carry a message? Here is a short primer on the secret meaning of plants and flowers […]

World Largest Pumpkin Records

Welcome the original pumpkin record page. This is the official page for identifying the World heaviest pumpkin records per country. If you have a pumpkin record, and you don’t see your country, please send me an e-mail and I will address several questions. Please question me on these records. I even had one person submit a record for some Island […]

4 things you didn’t know were killing your houseplants

Houseplants have many benefits, from reducing depression and anxiety to purifying the air… provided that you don’t kill them. Here are some of the top mystery causes of houseplant death. Overwatering By far the most common cause of death in houseplants is simple overwatering. Stick to the instructions given when you buy a plant to avoid drowning it. Most plants […]

Helping Your St. Augustine Grass Survive the Winter

When you live in the south, there’s nothing quite like St. Augustine Grass to give you a lush and beautiful front lawn.  Its durability helps it stand up the rigors of a southern summer, and its resistance to salinity means it’s appropriate even if you have a home on the coast.  For those who live a bit further north and […]