12.07.2018

# American Gothic # avocados

The Clueless Gardeners Pick Avocados



On today's episode of The Clueless Gardeners, we visit my sister and her family to pick avocados.



Now, you'll notice that these avocados look spectacular. They are large and juicy, and I just want to reassure you that we (The Clueless Gardeners) had nothing to do with growing these amazing specimens. (We are clueless after all.)



My sister and brother-in-law were fortunate to inherit these beautiful trees when they purchased their home recently. We all sure had fun picking the avocados and enjoying time together. I hope you also enjoy today's video.

Now as for this picture of Mr. Connoisseur and me...



Would you say we're more Green Acres?



or American Gothic?



What say you?



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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

:) Amercian Gothic of course:) I love this series. Maybe because I am a Clueless Gardner too :)

Jo said...

You are far too chic for American Gothic, Jennifer! : )
What a wonderful abundance of avocados!

Donna said...

I loved this video today. I have never seen an avocado tree before so for me this was lots of fun to watch. Now, I'm wondering what you will do with all those avocados! When I buy just five in a bag at Costco I have to be very careful or they will over-ripen before we can eat them. I can't imagine how you would best use trees full of them! Thanks for introducing us to your sister's exotic garden. At least it's exotic for this South Carolinian!

DD said...

Neither! You are yourselves. Originals, as we all should strive to be!

Gigi said...

I absolutely LOVE that picture of you and your husband! I must say that I'm on the fence about which way to go...but am leaning toward Green Acres just a little.

Ladylike said...

Guacamole! Wow. Now my husband is going to be jealous. He loves avocados~ In fact, I gave him his anniversary gifts wrapped in avocado-themed gift wrap~ He will be wondering where your sister lives!

Warm Best,
Alexandra

Mimi Gregor said...

Before you even asked, I thought right away that Ben was channeling Eddie Albert there! I really enjoy seeing your family. They are beautiful! Yes, Ben too!

Can the avocados be refrigerated until you need them? I can't imagine what you will do with them all if they all ripen at once.

Anonymous said...

Jeanette from NZ:

Mimi Gregor - Avocados can be stored in the fridge, but only once they are ripe otherwise their texture is affected (I think they can get a bit stringy).

Lovely post, Jennifer. Nice to see your family. Your sister has an amazing garden!