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pumpkins. Are you interested in. pumpkin. Let’s talk…. What is pumpkin?. Pumpkins are members of the gourd family. They are related to melons, cucumbers and squashes. Fruit, not vegetables. What is pumpkin like ?.

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Are you interested in
Are you interested in

pumpkin

Let’s talk…


What is pumpkin
What is pumpkin?

  • Pumpkins are members of the gourd family. They are related to melons, cucumbers and squashes.

  • Fruit, not vegetables.


What is pumpkin like
What is pumpkin like ?

  • Pumpkins have firm flesh, seeds in the center and a shell that is usually orange.

seeds

flesh

shell


  • Form: The pumpkin varies greatly in form, being sometimes nearly globular, but more generally onlong(长方形的、椭圆形的) or ovoid(卵形的)in shape.

  • Rind:The rind(surface)is smooth and very variable in colour.

  • Weight: The larger kinds acquire a weight of 40 to 80 lb (磅) (18 to 36 kg) but smaller varieties are in vogue(popular)for garden culture.


Where
Where?

  • Cultivated in North America, continental Europe, they are plants native to the Western hemisphere(半球).


Alimentation value
Alimentation(营养) value

  • Rich in mineral and 胡萝卜素

  • P(磷)、K(钾)、Ca(钙)、Mg(镁)、Zn(锌)、 Si(硅) ,etc

  • Rich in vitamin A B C

  • Cosmetology(美容),especially for the female .



Mashed pumpkin
ⅡMashed(糊) pumpkin

How delicious!


Pumpkin soup pumpkin seed
ⅢPumpkin soupⅣPumpkin Seed

…….etc

( you can design by yourself as you like)


Pumpkin thankgiving day
PUMPKIN & THANKGIVING DAY

The Pilgrims(旅行的人) who sailed on the May flower had a bountiful harvest of corn, barley(大麦), beans and pumpkins in 1621 .In order to thanks to Iroquois Indians who taught them how to grow pumpkin, they ate pumpkin pie and something similar to it with the natives.


Pumpkin halloween
PUMPKIN & HALLOWEEN

There are at least two kinds of parlance(说法) as for pumpkin light.

ⅠPeople dug to get empty pumpkin and engrave grimace(鬼脸) in order to break up ghost (鬼魂) with a candle inside .

ⅡGhost light up the candles to cheat people following them, so people engrave a face of taunt(嘲讽) in the pumpkin surface to laugh at ghost.


Jack o lantern
Jack-O-Lantern

  • People also called the grimace pumpkin light Jack-O-lantern. Why?

  • One story about Jack, an Irishman, was not allowed into Heaven because he was stingy(吝啬的) with his money. So he was sent to hell. But down there he played tricks on the Devil (Satan), so he was kicked out of Hell and made to walk the earth forever carrying a lantern(灯笼).


Pumpkin Show

It is an agricultural exhibition every year since October, 1903. On August 8, 1946 a non-profit corporation, the Circleville Pumpkin Show, Inc., was formed for the operation of the Pumpkin Show .The purpose or purposes for which said corporation is formed are: To provide for and hold an annual Pumpkin Show upon the streets of Circleville, Ohio.


2005 miss pumpkin show
2005 Miss Pumpkin Show

2005

Little MissPumpkin Show


The world record falls
The World Record Falls!

In the annual event, the world record has fallen once again this year. The largest pumpkin ever grown stands at 1,469 pounds. It was grown by Larry Checkon of North Cambria, Pennsylvania


The process of making a pumpkin light
The process of making a pumpkin light

Choose a big

pumpkin,

slice it open.

Look at the

knife in the

picture, that

is the only

Manufacture

you need.


Then, settle each part of the shape what you would like your light be on the pumpkin with a pencil


Finish the eyes your light be on the pumpkin with a pencil


Engrave the claw your light be on the pumpkin with a pencil(爪子)and the beard


Complete the mouse and the teeth your light be on the pumpkin with a pencil



Light up a candle in it the top of the pumpkin light。

A pumpkin light is done!


Some beautiful pumpkin lights for you
Some beautiful pumpkin lights for you the top of the pumpkin light


Owl light
Owl the top of the pumpkin light(猫头鹰)Light


Cat light
Cat Light the top of the pumpkin light


Hello kitty
Hello Kitty the top of the pumpkin light


Cartoon the top of the pumpkin light

Light


Web site
Web site the top of the pumpkin light

  • http://www.pumpkinnook.com

  • http://www.pumpkinshow.com

  • http://www.pumpkin-guy.com

    more information……


Thank you
THANK YOU the top of the pumpkin light

YU Yuanyuan

Yan Chongning

Wang Xin


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