One thing that most people think of when you think about fall and gardening is pumpkins! Even though pumpkins are thought of as a fall crop, they aren’t. Pumpkins are actually planted in the spring and are harvested in the fall. Caring for pumpkins is different than some other crops.
Yes, pumpkins are a winter squash. This doesn’t mean that pumpkins are grown in the winter. It simply means that they are one of the squashes that takes almost until winter to mature. Read on to see how you should take care of, harvest and store pumpkins.