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pumpkin

Herbal medicine
An annual vine primarily used as a food or a decorative item; the seeds are anthelmintic.
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Else, instead of a gallant gentleman in a gold-laced coat, thou wilt be but a jumble of sticks and tattered clothes, and a bag of straw, and a withered pumpkin! Now depart, my treasure, and good luck go with thee!"
The other dissentient was a young child, who squalled at the fullest stretch of his lungs, and babbled some unintelligible nonsense about a pumpkin.
Snatching the pipe from his mouth, he flung it with all his might against the chimney, and at the same instant sank upon the floor, a medley of straw and tattered garments, with some sticks protruding from the heap, and a shrivelled pumpkin in the midst.
Pumpkins are classified as superfood by health aficionados for they are filled with nutrients and serve as low-calorie side dishes.
The family farm offers pig races, hayrides, pony rides and a petting zoo in addition to a wide assortment of pumpkins and gourds.
The tinge of orange imparted by the pumpkins also gives the pancakes an appetizing color.
IT'S peak time for pumpkins - but are you tired of turning yours into the same old frightening face every year for Halloween?
We then open again in time for Hallowe'en." Opening hours: Saturday October 20 everyday until Hallowe'en 10am-5pm (4pm on Sundays) CATTOWS FARM Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2RF Tel: 01530 264200 They say: "At Cattows Farm in Leicester, we will have over 40,000 pumpkins for you to choose from.
And while our shopping bags may struggle to take home some of the pumpkins we buy from the supermarket, Christian has worked with pumpkins weighing almost as much as a small car.
Red House Farm, Dunham Massey The farm has been growing thousands of pumpkins this year and they're now ready for picking.
"This all started with one special seed and a whole lot of work," said Daletas, who raises giant pumpkins as a hobby.