Which pumpkin for the pumpkin soup – tips for growing

There are more than 800 different varieties of a pumpkin plant, but by no means all of them are known in our latitudes and are processed into delicious dishes. They are divided into various groups and subgroups by name and are roughly referred to as ornamental squash, edible squash, and vegetable squash. The latter is best known…

Difference between pumpkin and zucchini: recognizing young plants

Pumpkin and zucchini are two well-known members of the squash family that are widespread in domestic kitchen gardens. Already in the biological name, the appearing name Cucurbita points to the close relationship of both crops. It is therefore not surprising that the young plants in particular are easily confused without pronounced inflorescences and infructescences. We explain the difference…

Pumpkin – cultivation, planting, care and popular varieties of pumpkins

The largest pumpkin to date weighed more than 1,800 kilograms. The smallest specimen is hardly larger than a coin. There are also plenty of delicious pumpkin recipes to discover. In addition, pumpkins are easy to grow, undemanding and easy to care for. Although the pumpkin was one of the most important crops and food plants in its South and…

Atlantic Giant Pumpkin – seeds, cultivation and care

Do you fancy a change in the garden? Just raise a giant “Atlantic Giant” pumpkin, here you will find out the most important information about seeds, cultivation and care. Raising a giant pumpkin like the Atlantic Giant is sure to be a rewarding experience, especially if you take it easy. If you want to get into the giant…

Ornamental pumpkins – varieties, plants, care and preservation

With the arrival of the colorful autumn time, the high season of a plant that has many faces begins. When looking at the bottle-shaped or spherical fruits, an autumn mood immediately arises and in combination with branches, dried flowers or berries, wonderful decorative arrangements can be created in no time at all, which you can enjoy…