Not so great pumpkin Charlie Brown
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 02:35:44 GMT —
We have all heard about how this drought is affecting the summer crops, but what about the next season to come.
Tuesday, I visited the Mill Creek Farms pumpkin patch to find out how the pumpkin crop is looking. There I found a healthy looking batch of pumpkins, running well ahead of schedule due to the summer heat.
But don't be fooled ... these pumpkins enjoy irrigation and there is a sharp contrast with those crops just depending on Mother Nature.
So, what did I learn? Expect to see fewer pumpkins, earlier this year and you may have to pay a higher price; because irrigation does not come cheap.