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Laura Bruno – Early August In The Gardens – 3 August 2014

laura-of-the-rocksSome photos from today’s wandering in the yard. 🙂

Gourd

So far, I love everything about this Serpent Gourd plant! A single plant has covered my 4′ x 8′ trellis, and then some. The leaves are edible; the flowers are innocent and delightful; it’s completely resistant to normal curcubit diseases; and from what I hear, the young gourds are like a white version of zucchini. This will be fabulous, since we mainly use zucchini for making raw food “pasta” or dehydrated “French fries.” We won’t need to explain the green to any skeptical guests. Continue reading

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