I harvested some of my broccoli today and will have some steamed for dinner, plus I froze a big packet. I will have to cut more tomorrow as it will start turning seedy if I don't.
The broccoli is so clean and pretty---not a bug in sight!
The second ph0to is of one of my tomato plants inside (somewhat) a tomato cage. Look carefully and you can see the wire cage. Do you see it? Well, I found another use for tomato cages!!
I started with a wire cage, made a papermache head, attached the lambswool beard with hot glue, after I had painted the face to resemble skin, added glasses and put the head on the middle of the three prongs. Oh, I forgot to say that I use a piece of Styrofoam in head shape and covered that with the instant papermache so when dry it was easy to stick the prong of the tomato cage up into the head and it held securely. Then I made a "pillow" and stuffed it with fiberfill for the body and sewed it to the remaining 2 prongs which were bent into "arm" shapes.Then I made mittens and stuffed them for his hands and attached them to the prongs by glue and wire. Next, I made a coat of an old quilt, glued on fur trim. Well, soon he was all decorated up and had on a hat, etc. and I glued cardboard to the bottom of the cage, so he would sit steadily and there he is! In fact a few years ago, I made several of these and sold them at a craft's fair. Finally, I have made one for myself. What do you think? Wonder what else we could do with tomato cages???