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Our Mission: To enable individuals and communities to take an active part in the cultivation of systems that provide the highest quality fruits, vegetables, herbs and other yields, in a way that benefits themselves, cares for the land and environment, and provides a surplus to use, share and reinvest into the system.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Pumpkin Contest

What a perfect Fall weekend we just had! Cool nights and sunny days. The leaves took a beating in the wind but the colors are still astounding!

Speaking of leaves there will be plenty to collect for mulching or composting.

It was also the ideal weekend for planting garlic and flower bulbs, with soil temps getting into the 50's for most of the state.

We did get a pretty good frost across most of Iowa so if you were still getting tomatoes and wanting more I hope they were protected.

Maybe you even got a trip out to the pumpkin patch!

 This week we are doing a pumpkin contest!

Submit a photo of your handiwork to be entered for a chance to WIN! 
Post it on Abundant Design's Facebook page, attach it to the comments or email it to me.
Judging will take place next Saturday afternoon.

It can be painted or carved, silly or scary to compete.
  • Third prize will be a potted raspberry plant
  • Second place will receive choice of a Elderberry, Raspberry, Currant or Redbud tree planted in your yard*
  • First prize will be a FREE 1-hour On-Site Consultation*!
*Des Moines metro locations
Another fun thing to do this week is Valley Church's Great Pumpkin Party!  Always a big hit in the community, come check it out.
Have FUN & Good Luck with the contest! 

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