El Gourdo

I see in Vermont that they have grown a huge zucchini.

I think that’s great. If you read the article and watch the embedded video, you will learn the grower thinks the perfect weather and soil contributed to the enormous size of this gourd. But then it gets a little weird. There is a little extra the grower provides …

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All summer long I was waiting for it. I would approach with anticipation, inspect it carefully, and walk away dejected. My broccoli was just not broccoling. It was certainly growing into a strong, tall plant. There was simply no edible head of broccoli growing anywhere on the plant.

Finally, now that the 2018 calendar has summer in its rear view mirror, my broccoli has decided to develop an edible head.

Broccoli 1

Mmmm, looks delicious, except here’s the problem …

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