Re: [gardeners] Cucuzzi, aka Italian edible squash

George Shirley (
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 15:08:04

At 02:24 PM 6/10/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Margaret wrote:
>> My God, six plants!  (My mail just got unstuck.  Was a system breakdown).
>> Did the flower arranger/goatsbeard recipient recommend that?  Margaret, who
>> has frozen a lot of mandolined zucc over the years.  I hate to see it for
>> 79 and 89 cents a pound in the stores mid-winter and think it looks good.  
>No, it wasn't the goatsbeard recipient on this one. It was the shameful 
>daughter. I was on the phone with Mother a week or so before they left on 
>trip and she mentioned needing to thin The Thighs down to a final number 
>of plants. I had suggested 2. She said 3. Since I hate being 
>'contradicted', I said, "come to think of it, you should leave at least 
>six just in case something happens to the plants while you are out of 
>town." She is going to kill me when she returns to find that the squash 
>have taken over the garden.
Either that or your dad will build a log cabin from thighs and force you to
move in next door. Mom Vinson could white-glove inspect your home on a
daily basis then. I have this vision --------