Altadena Community Garden, Cinderella Pumpkin, garden, gardening, RIPE Altadena, sustainable food, sustainable living, winter squash
Last spring I picked up two Cinderella Pumpkin seedlings at one of RIPE’s monthly garden swaps we hold in our local park. I didn’t know anything about the squash except that the pumpkins resembled the pumpkin used to make Cinderella’s magical carriage. I thought they were of the decorative sort.
I planted them in a corner of my community garden plot, made sure they had water, and largely ignored them for a few months. Continue reading