Sunday, November 13, 2022

HARVESTING

I didn't pick these gourds, but I did make them! 
 I made these on the knitting machine using dropped stitches to make the chain cables.  The smaller one is about 4 1/2" and from the 40 needle machine and the larger one from the 48 Sentro is 6" tall. 
 I want to make a bunch more in grey now!
Aren't these guys sweet? 
 The are 2 1/2" tall--little octupi, in case you wondered!
The loufa is ready for picking, skinning and using! 
 I didn't have to wade into the wet area to pick it 
but I did step in an ant's nest and did a bit of a frantic
 jig to get rid of the millions (well, maybe 100) ants!
  Gratefully, I had sneakers on 
and wasn't in flip flops for a change!!!!
Bill did have to wade out a bit to pick this bunch of bananas! 
It is a very large bunch 
which he will take to church today to share with others!

5 comments:

  1. Very cool things in this post! The pumpkins are fun and the octopi are absolutely adorable. I didn’t realize you had loofah growing again, so hooray for the harvest! And I’m sure the bananas are as delicious as ever!

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  2. Cute pumpkins.

    Are those little bananas as sweet as regular bananas once they get ripe? I know our neighbor grew some, but I don't think I ever tried any.

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  3. I love those knitted pumpkins!
    Have you seen the price of goat's milk? I went to order some for soap making and then didn't. $19 for the little can of powder that I usually buy. I had some in the freezer that I tossed when we changed over to the new fridge not that long ago and I am so mad at myself right now.

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  4. Oh, I really like those sweet knitted pumpkins and octopi. I must have missed the post about the loofah. I didn't know that you were growing one. And finally, I love banana's and those look so good. It's nice of Bill to share them.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  5. I want to grow loofah and now you have reminded me... I'll have to look in my seed collection if I actually have any seeds... Love your pumpkins and the octupi are so cute!!! xx

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