Avant Gardener – Pumpkins, squash and gourds

Pumpkins, squash and gourds are the focus of this show, discussing those for good eating and others for holiday decorations. Carolyn provides a recipe for butternut squash soup and our guest, champion pumpkin grower Bruce Hellerick explains how to grow a giant pumpkin and how to make bird nesting houses out of dipper gourds. Also discussed is the fabulous vegetable spaghetti squash and how to cook it as a low calorie substitute for pasta spaghetti.