Thursday, April 30, 2009
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
It was so unusual looking to me. I couldn't get over the blue/green/gray color. I sat it out on a shelf by the back door. It sat there until Christmas. It was easy to cook, and tasted just as wonderful as it had at Thanksgiving.
I saved some of the seeds, hoping that it was an heirloom squash. (Heirloom, meaning the squash would grow true to the parent plant. Rather than hybrid, meaning it might not). A little while ago I checked out a book called Heirloom Vegetables by Benjamin Watson from the library hoping to find the squash within it's pages. It wasn't. I looked up the name Sweetmeats Squash online, and found it. (Scroll down the page a little here for a picture and find more seeds here.) EUREKA! Heirloom, open-pollinated.
I planted the seeds in small pots a week or so ago. And they've decided to grow! I gave some seeds to my grandpa (and to some of you) just to be on the safe side. I'll be replanting them into the South garden sometime soon. Now we just get to wait and see...
Monday, April 27, 2009
There's another one too (shown here). They are the neighbor's bunnies. We noticed them coming into our yard a week or so ago. At first we all thought they were so cute. (We still do.)
Then I started to notice nibbled edges on my plants and flowers around the yard. And now they've eaten all the leaves off all the eggplants, and a pepper plant!
Bunnies and gardens do not mix well.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Not only can the baby boy dance, but so can his big brother!
Isaac decided he wanted to enter his break dance moves into the Imagine Contest. I'm not sure about his bow staff skills or his numb-chuck skills, but dance skills...I'm so happy I decided to go ahead and let him share his talents! (he does not take lessons, he comes up with this stuff on his own. a born choreographer. chuckle, chuckle.)
The first is his performance in front of the judge. Aryn filmed the second one in front of the school, but the battery was low, so only some of it recorded. It does show his cute strut though. (napoleon dynamite, eat your heart out. Enjoy!)
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Anyway, I've been busy making some things. I can hardly wait to share what this mess is to become. But not until they are all finished. (Then maybe a giveaway...wink, wink?)
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
I decided to have Asher help. And I'm so happy I did!
I love those little moments that just happen.