Category Archives: Gourds

Harvesting the loofah’s

I have started picking a few of the loofah. They are starting to dry. I was able to pick the two in the above photo a few days later and peel them. The dry skin came off very easily. Like … Continue reading

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Growing Loofah’s

My loofah’s are growing really well. Last count I see 17 out there and the vines are still covered with flowers. I did a post here about their start in life. It is very exciting to go out and see … Continue reading

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Loofah’s (or luffa): Blooming and Growing

Uff da, it’s a luffa! This is my first time growing loofah’s. They are also known as smooth loofah, smooth loofah, loofah sponge, loofa, luffa, loufa, luffa, loufah, sponge gourd, Chinese okra, elephant okra and dishrag gourd. It was so … Continue reading

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Homemade Monterey Jack Cheese

Last week I cut into one of the wheels of cheese I made back in April. I can’t believe we waited 8 months to eat it. It was worth the wait. The hard part is rationing it and making it … Continue reading

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Just getting started…..

Hello out there…. well, I am just getting started out here in blog-land. Check back in a few days and HOPEFULLY I will have written something worthy of posting. Until then, here are a few photos that will give you … Continue reading

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