Green Thumb Sunday: Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie

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13 Responses to “Green Thumb Sunday: Bert and Ernie”


  1. 1 Muum November 4, 2007 at 8:23 am

    Cute! did you grow these ?

  2. 2 inadvertentgardener November 4, 2007 at 9:03 am

    Muum, I did not — I found them at an orchard stand in Pennsylvania. I haven’t tried delving into the world of pumpkin growing quite yet…

  3. 3 nikkipolani November 4, 2007 at 10:10 am

    Mmmm – I think pumpking patches take a bit of space! Great photo!

  4. 4 Chigiy November 4, 2007 at 10:43 am

    How cute.
    I can practically see Bert and Ernies faces on those little pumkins.

  5. 5 katesmudge November 4, 2007 at 10:59 am

    Bert and Ernie are adorable … they just need faces now!

  6. 6 Mark November 4, 2007 at 11:17 am

    Hey Burt wana cookie…..

  7. 7 Vero November 4, 2007 at 11:39 am

    They remember me of Laurel and Hardy, maybe they are the ones you call Bert and Ernie… Very funny anyway

  8. 8 Aiyana November 4, 2007 at 11:46 am

    That long pumpkin is sure different! I can see why folks think the pair looks like Laurel and Hardy. Happy GTS,
    Aiyana

  9. 9 captain lifecruiser November 4, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    I think it must be the best shot of these two ever. What on earth are they doing there? Maybe you should sell it to the newspapers….? *giggles*

  10. 10 mary November 4, 2007 at 3:08 pm

    These pumpkins are cute and they really do look like Bert and Ernie. It is fun to go to the U-pick farm and look at all the different shapes of the pumpkins. My oldest grandson chose a very round and smooth one this year. It is almost perfect. The younger grandson chose one that had bumpy lumps all over it. He said it looked like it had a lot of warts, and it really did.

    Thanks for sharing. I really enjoyed the photo of Bert and Ernie.

  11. 11 Sarah November 4, 2007 at 4:39 pm

    That is so funny! I’m still chuckling…
    Happy GTS,
    ~Sarah

  12. 12 inadvertentgardener November 4, 2007 at 9:08 pm

    Nikkipolani, that’s why I haven’t given it a try quite yet…I fear the take-over of the back yard!

    Chigiy, I didn’t even see it until my friend Betsy pointed it out to me. But it’s so true!

    Katesmudge, if they weren’t in Pennsylvania, I’d paint faces on them immediately.

    Mark, you crack me up…

    Vero, Laurel and Hardy are different — Bert and Ernie are Sesame Street characters — but they definitely resemble Laurel and Hardy, too!

    Aiyana, happy GTS to you, too.

    Captain Lifecruiser, they were just hanging out waiting to be purchased when I caught ’em!

    Sarah, glad to give you a chuckle today. :-)

  13. 13 inadvertentgardener November 4, 2007 at 9:14 pm

    Mary, I love how your grandkids selected their pumpkins — so creative!


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