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columbiariver

Oregon Z-5/6. Plant for our mother earth https://www.gardenclub.org/ for fun #pnw #oregon #native #plantnatives #columbiangardenclub-president

Luffa aegyptiaca

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columbiariver

They're not perfect, but I grew loofa! Scroll over to see 😲💃 #zonebuster #loofa #gyo #sponge

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sieveheadsarah

They’re fab, I wonder if I can grow them here 🤔🤔

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charlotte

Maybe. Have a go 🤔 @sieveheadsarah . Then we will follow !!!

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juliesgarden

Oh wow 🤩

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KariSamuel

Mine never flowered this year. When did you start them? Indoors? Full sun outside?

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sieveheadsarah

That sounds like a challenge Charlotte 👍🏼😉 @charlotte

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charlotte

Sure is @sieveheadsarah . You try first

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columbiariver

Yes you can @sieveheadsarah

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sharonhayden

Wonderful clever you😊

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columbiariver

They're not perfect, but I grew loofa! 😲💃 #zonebuster #loofa #gyo #sponge

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Auricula

Fantastic 🥰

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columbiariver

I'm amazed Elise 💚 @Auricula

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charlotte

Ooo. Well done 🙂

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columbiariver

Time to celebrate 😂 @charlotte

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juliesgarden

Brilliant!!

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KariSamuel

I think they are perfect!

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hebelover

Fantastic

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columbiariver

I started them in the green house in February. They were small when I planted them out in the sunniest spot I have. I put a cloche over them until it got warm out. I also kept the fruit hanging. The plant wants to stay on the ground though For those who want to know about cloche. Mine are used #waterjugs https://www.diyncrafts.com/117912/home/gardening/20-garden-cloche-ideas-to-protect-your-plants-many-upcycled-ideas

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columbiariver

@sieveheadsarah @charlotte @hebelover @KariSamuel @juliesgarden 👆

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columbiariver

What now? I better YouTube these. I don't think heavy frost will be good for them #sponge #loofah #nowwhat #gyo

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columbiariver

Well, here it is. We wait until they dry more https://youtu.be/rXkaHl8tcVk

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lesliecole49

That's what I was going to say. Just leave them until they rattle

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KariSamuel

Frost will be the end of them though! Protect them if you have frost warnings.

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columbiariver

I'll dress them! 👖🧥🧣🧤🧦 It's supposed to rain for a week ☂️ maybe an umbrella will be better. No frost yet @lesliecole49 @KariSamuel

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columbiariver

Loofa still going strong. 5 fruit maturing! #loofaflower

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columbiariver

Testing my #loofa growing skills in a longer than normal summer weather pattern again. They're hanging on posts but look #trellis like

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columbiariver

#loofa #luffa flower and honey bee #yellow I have several little loofa for the first time ever! #sponges #pamperme

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crabby58

#ya-cant-get-rid-of-me 🤪 🐝

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columbiariver

#more-bees-please 🤩🐝 @crabby58

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columbiariver

I might get a loofa this year. Hot spell coming just for them! 😆😲🤣💚

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