Pumpkin patches ready for pickers

By Tim Kowols       

Warmer weather earlier this month helped things move along quicker for pumpkin growers. It is peak harvest time for fans of the popular gourd, with prime picking season taking place well into October. Dry, warm weather caused some pumpkins to grow smaller and mature faster, but Hillside Apples owner Bill Roethle says there are ways you can keep them from spoiling too soon.

Roethle adds the recent cool weather is also helping keep the pumpkins ripe for the picking.

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