Wednesday, Jan 17th 2018

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528 Trax Rd, Finleyville,PA 15332
412.835.3246

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How to roast pumpkin seeds

 

A beginner’s guide to roasting pumpkin seeds

Fall is upon us and that means that it is pumpkin season. Drinks, pies, and pumpkin seeds are in abundance. If you are like many people, you enjoy making your own food and using all the parts of your pumpkin (I have always thought it a waste to take a perfectly good pumpkin, throw out the contents, and carve it).  Trax Farms in Finleyville would like to offer you a tasty solution for when you are carving up your pumpkins or getting ready to make that pumpkin pie. Save the seeds, roast them, and have a nice treat. Here is how to roast your pumpkin seeds.

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Picking the perfect pumpkin

 

Not all pumpkins are the same; here is how you can decide which one to pick.

When it comes to pumpkins, most of us have an image in our head of how the ideal one will look. More than likely we are much like Linus describing the Great Pumpkin. But there are several varieties of pumpkins and each has its own use. Here are some of the various types of pumpkins you will find at Trax Farms and their use.

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Indoor Plant Selections

Great plant options for when you can’t plant outdoors

Indoor plants are a vital part of ensuring that your home is vibrant and that you remain healthy. A study by NASA showed that common house plants increase the quality of air in the home making breathing easier. Another study conducted by the University of Nevada showed that people with indoor plants are happier. Even if you have an outside garden, you should consider having one of the many varieties of indoor plants in your home. Here are a few selections we think are ideal for any home.

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5 Plants for Summer

Plants that can stand the summer heat available now at Trax Farms

Summer is upon us and so is the heat. If you are like so many people that love plants but have a hard time keeping them alive in the summer months, than you may be pleased to know that there are a great many plants which thrive in warm weather. There are several selections of plants which live in hot regions. Consider the beauty of the tropics and such places. They are iconic for their flowers and known for their hot weather. Trax Farms has a large selection of such plants, but here are 5 to get you started.

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Sweet Corn

What is so sweet about sweet corn?

The tasty delicious facts about sweet corn

There are fewer images which are iconic to a harvest farm other than corn. From the mentioning of the word farmer, I automatically start to think of vast rows of corn sprouting up with bright yellow heads ready for picking. Sweet corn is among the most common of the “yellow” corns and has fundamental differences between the traditional field corn.

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Contact Trax Farms

Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 8 pm

Sunday: 9 am- 6 pm

528 Trax Rd. Finleyville, PA 15332
(12 miles south of Pittsburgh on Route 88)
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Phone  412.835.3246

 

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