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Old 10-10-2009, 01:46 PM
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I Need Help with this plant/ plants?


It appears I have squash, pumpkins, and something else all together on the same vines, I need help with any reasons why or what these are of if they all got pollinated together and turned out all different,, ? I am going to try to post this, picked all before the frost due tonight. Thank -you all would love to know the name, someone gave these to me to plant , but Im not sure what they were or supposed to have been,, All tips appreciated,thank you.. Blessings, Beth
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:08 PM
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If I was to guess, someone gave you seeds from some crossed pumpkins.
THey were not true seeds, they cross if planted in same patch..

I think..
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:12 PM
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i gave some away today to a needy family with kids


They needed some to decorate,, and I only kept one, i just felt it was so strange having them all mixed up like that on the same plant,, so you think the seeds were already mixed when i planted them,, I never saw that, but neither did my Hubby and he always grew bigger ones on larger acreage, so I thought I would ask,, Any ideas what they might be called. or all mixed so really no name? I am just super suprised and shocked,, blessings, beth,,,,? in my patch,, its soooo strange.. I guess it happens in nature a natural way,, there were tons of bees back of garage all summer thats for sure...?
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:14 PM
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I wonder if they are a small type gourd.
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:44 PM
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Beth no name just cross......

It was probably seeds someone gave you from their pumpkins last year.

Not true.
True pumpkin gets pretty orange..I dont have any orange.
Just funny little gourds,, I loaded an armful to the Sub person from the fire company today.......She loved them.

I think I showed them.

RR.....They will cross with melons or gourds or squash..

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Old 10-10-2009, 06:47 PM
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I didnt know what they were ? seeds pak was labeled pumpkins, small pie?


A mix of looks like squash, pumpkins, and goards, most same colors and some not at all like the other two long ones,, really odd, at least for me, Wow I am not a big pumpkin grower since we were sent them , we planted them and it all turned out to be one long vine all connected,, Nature , nuture is really interesting, how things happen in a natural sense.Thanks for the ideas, and advice,, I wouldnt even know how or where to start to Id them but some really great ideas I didnt think of,, thank you , Both, Blessings, Beth
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Old 10-10-2009, 06:55 PM
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Some one here in our area planted a pumpkin(mammoth) is what it is.
1400 lbs.

They feed them milk I was told.

I arent big on them, none at all this year.. I do a few an cook them down to freeze for pie.
I like pumpkin pie, and cake with filling ..

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Old 10-10-2009, 07:05 PM
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Ron and I grew them to share with the needy


We picked the one family they came over and got them, and we kept one small one,, I dont know even if this weird mix would make a pie or even if it would be any good, my only proof of the situation now is the pics we took before they came over this afternoon to pick them all up,, they were too happy, kept saying God bless, it was just a little something , but their children would now have fun as without jobs, they said and no or few hours things like that would have to be cut or scaled back,, so Ron and I both were happy, It was my first time with pumpkins seeds. Oh I wont forget it ever.!
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Old 10-10-2009, 07:24 PM
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Thats wonderful to share.
I gave a whole bunch to my widowed sister, for her 7 grandkids .. Halloween .

they were liking them cause school colors were on them..

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I just grow some for decorations for kids.......and the kid in me.

You would need true seeds for eating .. Try next year.
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:04 AM
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glad you are able to share too, what a blessing


Bali,
Nothing is better feeling than to give with love and a genuine heart of caring, and others who are really in need are blessed by the caring. There are so many in need and its wonderful to help out friends, family, community,,and the needy,, ITs such a blessing to give !
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:20 AM
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Beth we've already have had squashes cross pollinate and they aren't good to eat! Yours are very attractive looking. And you are sweet to share. More people should be as giving as you are.
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Old 10-11-2009, 03:53 PM
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Well I hope since they arent good to eat,


That the family will do as they say use them for their kids for Halloween,, blessings, Beth Hope and pray all is going well.. Please keep in touch !
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