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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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