I’ve encountered more surprises from our Birdhouse Gourd vine. The early fruit looks just like a peanut! Aren’t they cute?
The first budding fruit was round, but the newer ones are all shaped like a miniature version of things to come.
Also surprising are the leaves. I’ve been carefully avoiding them, assuming they were rough like the pumpkins but learned as I brushed against one they are as soft as peach fuzz. What a fun plant!
Do you have any new discoveries in your garden this season? Please share in the comments, below.
So sweet! And I love the fuzzy leaves -isn’t nature fabulous?
That it is! Something new and different every day.
Looks so healthy Alys. Your camera skills always get such detail, I can totally imagine the softness. I’ve been working in my little hanging baskets on the porch. Things are mid-season and getting leggy or even done blooming (snaps). I’m pinching back hoping for a 2nd spurt of flowers soon. How can it be August already?
August did creep up on us, didn’t it? We had such a mild spring and summer that it didn’t really feel the season had arrived. Now autumn is just seven weeks away!!!
Thanks for your kind compliments. I’m learning a little more with the camera each day.
Funny, but when I transplanted the snaps to make room for a coleus, they took on a second life. My impatiens, however, got leggy early and I eventually took them out. They looked pretty bad.