are a vegetable that I grew for the first time this year. I only grew them because I’d been given a packet of pumpkin Hooligan F1 hybrid which is a mini variety. I sowed two seeds direct in the ground and watched as both germinated, grew and fruited. I’d clearly underestimated the area that they needed as they spread far and wide through the adjacent vegetables.
I ended up with 16 ranging in size around 3″/5″ diameter and 2″/4″ deep and various colour shades as this photo showsI’m not keen on pumpkins but should hopefully find a receipe that I like among all these. If not then I’ll give them away if anyone wants them, and if not then I guess that they’ll eventually end up on the compost heap.
I’ve still got a few of these seeds so I’ll be growing a couple again next year when I’ll try to remember to give them plenty of elbow room. I’ll also be hoping to enter one in next year’s horticultural show as I did this year.
Have a good weekend!