But somehow, I couldn't figure out where to put my pumpkin plants - as they tend to get tangled with everything else. I cleared them some space in an area that used to be choked with weedy, ugly groundcover - in the front yard.... Now look at them go! Creeping into the non-veggie garden space - with lots of space for them to grow unhindered. (Shane said he doesn't mind though.)
I am guiding the growing branches to the concrete area above, and to the space along the bushes below.
Aren't the baby butternut pumpkins cute!
I planted butternut pumpkin plants sown from seeds saved from one I had bought to eat from the grocery store. I could also have squashes and crown pumpkins as I transplanted random seedlings from the compost as well.
Earlier Stage - the same 5 pumpkin seedlings a few months ago (in December):