One year, I decided to dedicate my vegetable garden to nothing but pumpkin plants. Since my husband has a bit of a thing about pumpkins (Hubby’s Pumpkin Obsession), I had it in mind to save ourselves some serious money by growing our own.
The pumpkin patch was on a side lot to our house. We’ve grown vegetables there many years and the garden patch is quite large, so there certainly was ample room. Or so we thought.
Until the rain started.
Knowing how large and spreading pumpkin plants can become, I only planted two seedlings. But that year, we had twice the amount of rainfall than normal.
The weather was pumpkin perfect.
The pumpkin plants filled the garden plot in no time flat. Then, they started to encroach on the lawn. This didn’t bother us much. At first. But eventually, it was getting out of hand, so I…
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