Collegiate Curcurbit

kaktuskrisSeptember 18, 2012

I didn't have much success with my pumpkin and squash plants at my community garden plot this year. But I did get one nice pumpkin. As my son was heading off to college for the first time, I decided to carve the college motto in the pumpkin as it grew, and present it to my son for his dorm room. Thus, I probably have the only pumpkin reading, "Ve Ri Tas." It now sits on his bookcase at his dorm in Harvard University.


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Looks great, very few people take advantage of scarring pumpkins like that. I've always thought that was a neat trick.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2012 at 10:58AM
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Thanks, I actually carved my son's name on a pumpkin before he was born all those years ago as well.


    Bookmark   September 30, 2012 at 10:21PM
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