Halloween decorating & party guide

Creative jack-o'-lanterns, no-carve pumpkins, and surprises from the kitchen

5 unusual pumpkins for fall decorating

Offbeat pumpkins are stealing the spotlight from ordinary varieties

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Where to find offbeat pumpkins

Farms: Peltzer Farms, Temecula, CA (951/695-1115); Farmer John’s Pumpkins, Half Moon Bay, CA (650/726-4980)

Nurseries: Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop, Menlo Park, CA (650/323-5612), carries grower Terrianne Toso’s pumpkin varieties, which are shown here; Molbak’s Garden + Home, Woodinville, WA (425/483-5000)

Your backyard: Grow your own pumpkins!


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