November 02, 2007

Size does matter

Karen asked in the comments of the Squash-o-Lantern post below about the size of the squash seeds, and I replied that I'd been planning to a post a picture, as soon as the kids carved our regular pumpkins on Halloween eve.

We'd been told by one of the winners at the pumpkin festival that even more important than fertilizer and adequate heat and water is the size of the seed. Bigger is better, she said.

Here's the picture, with the giant squash seed on the left and a regular, garden-variety pumpkin on the right,

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