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We’re Talkin’ about Pumpkins



In this episode of The Backyard Naturalists podcast, Debbie and Laurie take a break from their series on certifying your natural wildlife habitat to talk about pumpkins. They share a few interesting facts and figures about our favorite round, orange squash and tie the conversation back to the wildlife benefits of pumpkins.

Here are a few of the links The Backyard Naturalists share during this episode:

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

The Farmers’ Almanac Information on Pumpkins

Word Record Pumpkin Pie

Birds and Blooms Magazine – Pumpkin Bird Feeders

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