Thursday, July 15, 2010

Thing of beauty: Her pumpkin

These are the last few days in which a weary soul thinking far behind calendar might be able to plant pumpkin in time for Halloween. Look, anything is possible and if you are counting on a little magic to make it happen then this is your pumpkin. The magnificent French heirloom
Rouge Vif d`Etampes.

Come time to harvest, the children will know this pumpkin in darkness, its shapeliness was the inspiration for Cinderella's pumpkin carriage.

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Angie said...

beautiful. not sure why but I have always been intimidated of growing pumpkins.

Marie said...

That is a beautiful pumpkin! The way time flies, it will be Halloween before we know it.