Involve Kent a charity that supports the local community picked up a great collection of pumpkin and turned some of them into a window display in their shop in the Maidstone Mall. Look out for their pumpkin carving over half term.
With four weeks left to go until Pumpkin Moon opens the pumpkin and squash are starting to change colour and are looking fabulous.
We are really pleased that so many of you have been making use of the leftover pumpkins, as they have been made into soup by homeless charities and the Salvation Army. We have had trailer loads go to various animal rescue centres in Kent, making some pigs and goats extremely happy. We have also…
We had great fun meeting you all and seeing you in some amazing Halloween costumes. We are already getting excited about next year when we will be planting lots more varieties and hopefully grow some whopping pumpkins. Goodbye from Charlie and the Scarecrows.
We have had some great fancy dress here at Pumpkin Moon, from Skeletons, Ghosts, Cats, Wizards and of course adorable Pumpkin. See you at the photo banner at midday wearing fancy dress and we will give a large pumpkin away to our favourite.
From all the varieties of pumpkin and squash we have here at Pumpkin Moon, my favourite is the Goosebump. Big, bright orange and warty. Perfect.
Had a great morning at Aylesford Farmers market handing out flyers and showing off the pumpkins. Thanks to everyone who dropped by for a chat.
Despite the dry weather we have lots of beautiful pumpkins growing. Some are already huge – let’s see how big they will get by Halloween. But of course there are also some tiny ones…
Great news. There are lots and lots of flowers on the pumpkin vines so we are going to have thousands of pumpkins ready for you in October.
I love this time of year, long hot days, and our crops are looking good. The Linseed is almost in full flower getting ready for the combine in September, and right next door to the Linseed is Pumpkin Moon. Our Pumpkins feel like they are doubling in size each time…