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The Stanley Cupkin: The Stanley Cup, But Made Out Of Pumpkins

It’s not as good as the real thing, but it’ll do. For the Halloween season, at least. First there was the real Stanley Cup. Then there was the meat Stanley Cup. Now there’s a Stanley Cup Jack-o’-Lantern.

10/30/2013

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The Art to Carving the Best Pumpkin

You can’t celebrate Halloween without carving a pumpkin! Whether you decide to use stencils or carve your pumpkin free hand– make yours the star of the neighborhood by following these must-do tips.

10/07/2013

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Warm, Dry Summer Made For Bumper Crop Of Pumpkins

Illinois is the pumpkin-growing capital of the nation, and farmers say it was an ideal season.

09/26/2013

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Great Fall Decorations For The Home

Ready to decorate your home for fall? Keep your home cozy and stylish this season.

10/10/2012

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Guide: Pumpkin Fest At Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm

Pumpkin Fest kicks off September 22nd at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm. With over 20 unlimited attractions and free admission for kids under 2, there’s a lot of affordable family fun happening on this farm.

09/20/2012

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Best Pumpkin Treats In Chicago

Okay, okay, easy there hoss. We know you’re still clinging to summer with a vice-like grip, but we just wanted to hint – to give the barest suggestion – that some delicious little seasonal food-treats are on their way. And maybe these treats are called pumpkins…

08/31/2012

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Kid-Friendly Gardening: The Best Plants

Before a patch of grass has been chosen, fresh Earth tilled and little hands become eager to sink their fingers into the Midwestern soil, a successful gardener gives thought to the crops he or she wants to reap and sow. Of course, not all plants grow easily or are hardy enough to survive little feet stomping around the garden, so the family garden bed needs extra-special thought. Here’s a list of the best, kid-friendly plants to grow in our May 15th – late October Zone 5 Chicago growing season.

04/11/2012

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Promising Outlook For Illinois Pumpkin Crop

The Illinois pumpkin crop looks promising this year, despite a summer of little rain in the central and southern parts of the state.

WBBM Newsradio–10/13/2011

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Homeowner Gets Revenge On Pumpkin Smashers

And cops ask prosecutors to charge the homeowner with criminal mischief.

10/13/2010