‘Tis a silly thing

August 25, 2021


Early in the spring I stuck a couple of pumpkin seeds in the ground by the dead tree on the playground and hoped for the best. (I tried this last year and it was a bust.) This year? There was a bit of success. Here’s sometime in June:

I set up the fence to keep those little hands away from my plant baby.

I kept tying ribbon and wire to provide support, and was initially just glad that it made the dead tree look less pathetic.

Recently, though, there has been a bit of a surprise.

Can you see it? Here’s a close-up:

Tee hee! We’ll see how this goes.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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3 Responses to “‘Tis a silly thing”

  1. Brad Said on:

    A pumpkin tree?!? That… is… AWESOME! Yes, keep us updated!


  2. Kristi Said on:

    You’ll have your own pumpkin patch. It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown!


  3. Mom Said on:

    Bravo. Those little ones must love watching it.


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