Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    MCJULIEO   176,941
SparkPoints
100,000 or more SparkPoints
 
 
Adorable Squash

Saturday, May 25, 2013

OK....while I perfectly understand the Bible's reference that "I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth," I cannot help being proud of my squash diversity and cuteness...

I've always grown, not, make that "TRIED to grow" (and was successful many, but not all years), yellow and zucchini squash...

But THIS year I actually planted some spaghetti squash, some butternut squash, and some acorn squash.... I'm fairly new to cooking these kinds of squash, but have found some delicious ways to prepare and serve them, so I figured, "How different can it be??"

Well, they took a little longer to sprout and get going, but just look at what I have on the plants right now, the cutest, most adorable little squashes you have ever seen!

They start out tiny just on the stem side of the fairly large yellow squash bloom, and then before you know it, they are golfball size... oh they are PRECIOUS!







It makes me smile just to look at them!
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

CLPURNELL 5/28/2013 7:25PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
WALLAHALLA 5/26/2013 8:18PM

    they are lovely

Report Inappropriate Comment
F8CONE8 5/26/2013 12:17PM

    They are so cute and will be wonderful to eat!

Report Inappropriate Comment
GOCALGAL 5/26/2013 8:56AM

    emoticon Yes, they do make a person smile! Thanks for sharing. I think I will go check out my zucchini now and smile some more!

Report Inappropriate Comment
CASTIRONLADY 5/26/2013 8:10AM

    One of God's top ten blessings is to let us participate in the growing - whether it is beans or petunias.

You are His handiwork and emoticon He IS GOOD!

Comment edited on: 5/26/2013 8:11:21 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
JSALERNO 5/26/2013 7:04AM

    COOL

Report Inappropriate Comment
BLUEANGELLK 5/26/2013 2:29AM

    I love acorn and buttercup squash.

Report Inappropriate Comment
4EVERNESS 5/26/2013 1:11AM

    Thank God, Hera didn't find out!

They are very cute..but do you feel awkward saying squashes...I had to reread that many times...almost as if my mind kept wanting to changed it to squished LOL So, are we to stand the last lil guy up on end to look like a pale green growing duckling? very very cute! The way it is, it's like a puppy or lamb curled up napping..

Comment edited on: 5/26/2013 1:13:34 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
DOVESEYES 5/26/2013 12:53AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DJ4HEALTH 5/26/2013 12:38AM

    I like most squashes but zucchini. The ones that you are growing now is some of my favorites and I love to cook the acorn with pine nuts along with some salt and pepper coated with olive oil and bake for about 25 minutes. But the nuts go in half way in the cooking process or they will burn.,

Report Inappropriate Comment
MCJULIEO 5/25/2013 11:56PM

    I started them as seeds.... just put them in the ground after threat of frost was past, and keep them moist-ish.... and

VOILA! They grow FAST!

Report Inappropriate Comment
SNOWYOGA 5/25/2013 11:42PM

    They look really good, and cute! But let us know how you cook them and most how they emoticon Thanks for sharing and nice pictures! Also started as seeds or plants?

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by MCJULIEO