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A lot of my garden suffered this year due to a nine-week stretch without rain. However, a bumper crop of sunflowers, including an 8×8 sunflower house, managed to thrive in the finicky and rough Upper Peninsula weather. Let’s hear it for children’s gardens! Even when they are for mamas too!

Since there are so many of these sturdy lovelies, I decided to save about 20 of the heads for seeds for next year (7 varieties) and to leave the rest of the sunflowers (50ish) for the birds to enjoy. Tweet tweet!

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Fun with Zukes

 

well...now what?

well...now what?

My friend MaryJayne gave me some  zucchini she had grown at her organic farm. These had become lost under the leaves and had grown to an enormous size. The bottom one became three loaves of zucchini bread, a curry zucchini cake with Madras Curry and coconut flakes. The top one I took over to another friend’s house. I’m not sure of the specifics after we finished dressing it up in onesies and putting it in the bouncy seat, but I’m sure it was baked into some higher form of goodness.

*UPDATE*

it did not end  up in food! They are still dressing it up in various costumes and entertaining houseguests…..

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