18 October 2011 Luffa. 18 October 2011 Luffa
Some dried luffa were picked today and prepared for use. There are about 20 fruit on the three vines. Luffa take a long season and my area is at the limit.
The un-dried sponges will be left on the vine until dry, then processed.
The shell is removed...
19 May 2011 Luffa cylindrica 19 May 2011 Luffa cylindrica
Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa) were planted outside along its support trellis. These plants were started indoors on 22 February 2011. They make excellent sponges if the weather is accommodating. The plant grows slowly and requires about...
Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa)
http://www.durgan.org/URL/?AVITH 12 September 2009 Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa)
There are about seven large fruit, but they must dry on the vine before making sponges. The growth has been poor this year due to cool weather and not enough sun. The trellis should...
http://www.durgan.org/URL/?Loofah 23 May 2009 Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa)
(aka. Luffa, Luffah, Loofa, Loofah, Sze Qwa, Cee Gwa, Sponge Gourd, Dishcloth Gourd)
Seeds were started indoors on 20 April 2009, and placed in the outdoor garden on 23 May 2009. The bed was heavily mulched to inhibit...
Simple Victoria Sponge
Recipe DescriptionThe simplest, yet tastiest cake I make. Delicious served with a hot chocolate sauce or cream poured over a slice, or covered in royal icing. Preparation Steps:~Leave the butter in a warm place to soften before starting
~Line and grease a...
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?FPCUQ 21 September 2008 Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa)
Seventeen large luffa fruiting bodies are forming several are over 20 inches in length. Now the season has to endure long enough for the bodies to ripen.
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?KYAWO Summary: Luffa...
Luffa cylindrica (Sponge Luffa)
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?MGIAZ 8 April 2008 Repotting luffah seedlings.
The seeds were planted in a pot covered with a clear plastic bag 21 March 2008. All seeds germinated. These seeds were from my 2006 stock, since I didn't get any mature seeds in 2007...
I grew luffa gourds this past summer. With the big move to across the state and everything that goes along with that I just got around to peeling them. I'm so excited. I have tons of seeds to plant this year.
I only have three nice sponges but that is plenty enough for me to cut into...
I took my grandson to see this yesterday and boy was I dissapointed!!!!...I am a big sponge bob fan, but this movie really stinks!!!!!......It wasn't very funny, poorly thought up, and over all pretty stupid(IMHO)....Joseph got very bored, as did alot of the kids around us....I wish I wouldn't...
<DIV>1 C. sugar</DIV>
<DIV>1 C. corn syrup, dark</DIV>
<DIV>1 T. vinegar</DIV>
<DIV>1 T. baking Soda</DIV>
<DIV>Combine sugar, syrup, and vinegar in heavy sauce pan. Stir over medium...
I thought these would be cute to do with our kids...but they would be fun for us adults too!
Hanging Sponge Plant
Oval or round shaped sponge
Seeds (clover, mustard or cress)
Bucket of water
Heavy string or twine.
1. Tie string securely around sponge, leaving...
I have no idea how long these have been on the market, but I purchased these new sponges this past week and they are great!
They are really thin, flat, and larger than a regular dish sponge. They are great for counters and quick pickups. Kinda like a dishcloth but thicker. I think they are by...