These two photos are very similar. As I am not very good with photography, yet, I still wanted to share these two images. When I began blogging, over a year ago, one of my most favorite blogs was Prairie Views, and still is. I love to grow pumpkin flowers, as usually anything else I try to grow dies within an 8 week time frame. I have never properly pollinated a pumpkin flower, however they are sure pretty when they grow to be large and yellow-orange.
The two plants with many leaves are Purple Basil plants, which have doubled in height in the past 9 weeks or so. The little baby seedling in the bottom of the photo is a sturdy pumpkin sprout I germinated and planted around 10.28.15. Its roots have already grown outside of its container, so I am sure the seedling will grow to be a tall, healthy vine with flowers. Will it be pollinated? I am not sure. If it lives to make flowers, I may try to pollinate them, even though my past attempts with pollination were of no success. The flowers are nice once in full bloom.
As for the Purple Basil, I am not sure what I plan to do with it, as I did not think it would live this long. If it lives two years, I will probably give it to a trusted gardener, upon finding one. Thank you for visiting jcm3blog.com – a great place to discuss astounding short fiction. Thank you, too, for your understanding in regards to the quality of these photos – I hope you enjoy them. 🙂