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In the Pumpkin Patch

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(Duration: 5:14)

A large squash on the ground in a garden.

Heirloom squash at The Great Pumpkin Patch Lisa Bralts

True autumn is just a couple of weeks away, and the cool nights mean the earth is about to offer up its bounty of cucurbits - pumpkins, squash, and gourds - for our eating and decorating pleasure. In this episode of In My Backyard, Lisa Bralts heads south to Arthur, Illinois, and learns that there’s a lot more to a pumpkin patch than prizewinner pumpkins and jack o’ lanterns.

Categories: Agriculture