Here are a bunch of gourd giraffes getting ready to go to Shakerwoods, a craft show where Vidya will be selling for the next three weekends in Columbia, Ohio, near Youngstown just south of  the Ohio Turnpike (I-76)

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Here are some flowers she picked for drying, the second cutting on a  small patch. She expects to get yet another cutting this year.

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They are good for having some flowers in the winter when the only other option would be shipped in from far places heavily pesticided commercial flowers.