Pumpkin Garden Fails

Poor Cinderella. She wouldn’t get to the Ball in a coach made from this pumpkin!

cinderella pumpkinNow that the 100 degree days have gone, the pumpkins finally decided to start growing. Just in time for the plants to die. Sigh.

I have had a garden for many years, yet I still have annual challenges. This Cinderella pumpkin won’t be turned into a coach anytime soon. It wouldn’t even make a very big pie!

Do you have any garden fails this year?

by Renee Pottle

Renee Pottle, a freelance writer and Home Economist, is fanatic about all things food. She blogs about canning and food preservation at SeedToPantry.com. Find her professional food writing info at PenandProvisions.com.

September 17, 2015

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