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5 Best Pumpkin Festivals in New England

14 votes, 4.14 avg. rating (82% score)

Backroads of New England (Voyageur Press, 2012) author and About.com New England travel expert Kim Knox Beckius had... Read More »

5 Winter Squash Winners | How to Identify, Prepare, Store, and Serve Winter Squash!

7 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

New Englanders have utilized winter squash for centuries. With its thick and tough shell, winter squash can be... Read More »

Ben’s Pumpkins | Friendly Pumpkin Wars

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Ben Nottermann has been growing his business since the ripe old age of six. Yes, the year most... Read More »

Decorate for Halloween with Pumpkins and Jack-o’-Lanterns

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Halloween is—after only Christmas—the most lavishly decorated holiday of the year. Neighbors try to outdo one another; schools... Read More »

Fall Decorating Ideas | 10 Simple Ways to Add Garden Style

Fall Decorating Ideas | 10 Simple Ways to Add Garden Style

5 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (96% score)

  Fall is in the air, and with the gardening season just about over, now is the time... Read More »

How Do You Grow Giant Pumpkins? | Big Question with Steve Connolly

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

In the world of giant-pumpkin growing, Steve Connolly is one of its stars. In 2000 he became the... Read More »

How to Carve a Better Jack-o’-Lantern | DIY Instructions

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Professional carver Sean Fitzpatrick, owner of Fitzy Snowman Sculpting (fitzysnowman.com), which also specializes in snow, ice, and sand,... Read More »

How to Preserve Gourds and Display Them, too!

7 votes, 4.29 avg. rating (84% score)

Displaying colorful gourds that mimic the hues of New England’s fall foliage is a festive way to celebrate... Read More »

Make a Pumpkin Planter | Pumpkin Crafts

Make a Pumpkin Planter | Pumpkin Crafts

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Sure, carving Jack-o’-Lanterns for Halloween is a popular pastime, but pumpkins and gourds can also be a versatile... Read More »

Mod Podge Pumpkins

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Halloween is just around the corner, so it is only fitting that this week, we focus on pumpkins. ... Read More »

More Photos of Giant Pumpkins

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Giant-pumpkin grower Steve Connolly shared some photos of his enormous pumpkins.         Read More »

Pumpkin Carving Tips | How to Carve a Jack-o’-Lantern

Pumpkin Carving Tips | How to Carve a Jack-o’-Lantern

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While carving pumpkins is a time-honored tradition that spans generations, many modern-day carvers eschew traditional Jack-o’-Lantern faces in favor... Read More »

Pumpkin Tossing | Yankee Siege in Greenfield, New Hampshire

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Eight years ago, dentist Steve Seigars saw a NOVA episode on 12th-century trebuchets — and it changed his... Read More »

Thanksgiving Mantel | Gourds, Candles and Bottles

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Find bottle gourds at Michael’s, The Arts & Crafts Store, or a local farm stand. (This is the... Read More »

Thanksgiving Table Setting | Tradition with a Twist

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Say good-bye to the stiff floral arrangements of olden days for this Thanksgiving table setting. To achieve this... Read More »

Yankee Magazine Cover | November 2000

Yankee Magazine Cover | November 2000

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November 2000 | Cover Photograph by Erik Rank Read More »



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