[Homestead] Pumpkins - how to put up?
Lisa Kae Van Meter Perry
lisakvperry at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 20:08:39 EST 2011
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Melody Oliphant
<merriemelody39 at gmail.com>wrote:
> They last for a few months when cured & stored properly. Here is an article
> explaining it:
> I have stored winter squash this way and they've lasted well into the
> winter and early spring.
> I first read about it in one of the Little House books by Laura Ingalls
> Wilder. In the book, it said that Ma would store the cured squash in the
> attic where the girls' bedroom was and that they would use them as tables
> and chairs. :)
Thanks for the link, Melody--and the chuckle. What seems like 30 years ago,
but was only 12 (?!!), I read the entire LHotP series out loud to my sons
were 4 and 9 (but it took us over a year to finish). I completely forgot
only a faint memory of this story.
In fact, I joined this list right about that time. Way back in late
Now we're teaching Drivers Ed to the youngest.
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