In dry gourds, they were served a hot tea made from the ground leaves of something Bordeaux called the lip fern.
The crops principally raised are wheat and maize, though here, as well as in other parts of the government, barley, flax, tobacco, water-melons, gourds, fruit, wine, saffron and madder are grown.
esculenta), maize, sorghum, sugar cane, rice and eleusine (Eleusine), besides gourds, pumpkins, cabbages and onions.
The staple crop is barley, but wheat, lentils, vetches, flax and gourds are also cultivated.
For water-vessels, &c., they employ gourds and large coco-nut shells, in preparing which they pour in water and allow the pulp or the kernel to decay, so that it may be removed without breaking the rind or shell.
In that case either very little secondary tissue is formed, as in the gourds, some Ranunculaceae, &c., or a considerable amount may be produced (clematis, barberry, ivy).
Gourds, pumpkins, cabbages and other vegetables are cultivated among] the cereals..
Podolia is famous for its cherries and] mulberries, its melons, gourds and cucumbers.
" Tunas " or cactus fruit, red peppers, " zapotes " (the fruit of various trees), " arrayan " (Myrtus arayan), " ciruelas " or Mexican plums (Spondias), guavas, " huamuchil " (Pithecolobium dulce), tamarinds, aguacates (Persea gratissima), bananas, plantains, pineapples, grapes, oranges, lemons, limes, granadillas, chirimoyas, mammees (Mammea americana), coco-nuts, cacao, mangoes, olives, gourds and melons, are among the fruits of the country, and rice, wheat, Indian corn, beans, yams, sweet potatoes, onions and " tomatoes " (Physalis) are among its better-known food products.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
" Cereals, chiefly maize, with green crops and fields of gourds, alternate with fallow land overgrown by coarse grasses, weeds and stunted shrubs.
There are few indigenous fruits; the kei apple is the fruit of a small tree or shrub found in Kaffraria and the eastern districts, where also the wild and Kaffir plums are common; hard pears, gourds, water melons and species of almond, chestnut and lemon are also native.
gourds of water and a lot of yams, cocoa-nuts, and sweet potatoes.
I used to use gourds but birds make holes in them, so now I often use old plastic water bottles.
double gourds are especially treasured as symbols of fertility.
In early Peruvian civilisations, bottle gourds were even used in head surgery.
The making of mats, fishing-nets, shell ornaments, decorated gourds, and stone implements, and the manufacture of pottery, canoes and sago, constitute the chief native industries, which are the subject of barter between different regions.
Centerpieces made from pumpkins, gourds and colorful corn.
Using fall and harvest oriented containers instead of predictable glass vases; copper or aluminum pails, dark wicker baskets, and hollowed out gourds are great fall containers for floral arrangements.
Fall Ornaments: Pick up miniature pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn.
An arrangement of small gourds and maple leaves around a simple candle gives a definitive fall feel.
Bushel Baskets: Small bushel baskets filled with apples, gourds, or miniature pumpkins are a fast and easy decoration that can line a wedding aisle and quickly be transported to decorate a fall reception as well.
These classic clay fireplaces, look like giant gourds with a chimney at the top and a hole for wood at the bottom, have become incredibly popular in the past few years for use as a garden accent as much as to use for building a fire.
Colorful fall leaves, pip berries, gourds and pumpkins, and a range of fall flowers may adorn candle rings.
Dried leaves, fake pumpkins and imitation gourds are the perfect materials to use for some crafting activities.
Apples, gourds, leaves, dried flowers, and other natural accents make a lovely addition to your seasonal craft projects.
Wacky Wired Gourds: Add metallic craft wire to a few gourds for a simple centerpiece that will last through Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Gorgeous Gourds: Even preschoolers will love to create these whimsical gourd creatures.
Place the pumpkins or gourds evenly along the mantle and hold the scarf in place with the two candles.
Make oversized candy corn as a table centerpiece, combining the crocheted corn with gourds, real dried corn, and dried flowers or weeds.
Typical icons of the season are fruits like pumpkins, pears, apples and gourds.
Most supermarkets will have plenty of gourds on hand in the autumn.
You will find that some gourds look a bit like turkeys to begin with and these are the ones that you want for this kind of party favor.
First, obtain pumpkins and gourds from a local store or nursery.
Unlike other autumn parties, a harvest party to honor a crop that was brought in from the fields does not have to have leaves, pumpkins and gourds all around.
But if you have pumpkins or small gourds, choosing greens and oranges may be a good way to tie the colors together.
Masai handicrafts (shields, beads, lances, carved gourds) are available everywhere that tourists roam.
small gourds will dry in less than a month, and large ones can take up to six months.
Many ornamental gourds (Cucumis pepo) are hardy enough to be grown outside once the danger of frost is past.
pine-apples, figs, sapodillas, bananas, sour-sops, melons, yams,, potatoes, gourds, cucumbers, pepper, cassava, prickly pears, sugar-cane, ginger, coffee, indigo, Guinea corn and pease.
The Berber diet largely consists of cucumbers, gourds, water-melons and onions, and a small artichoke (Cynara humilis) which grows wild.
Choosing fall fruits and vegetables to use as accents, such as ripe grapes, gourds, pumpkins, apples, nuts, and other colorful produce.
Otherwise, look for a brown basket and fill to the brim with pears and apples or miniature pumpkins and gourds.
Use autumn harvest vegetables and fruits, such as pumpkins and gourds, surrounded with autumn leaves.
If your wedding is during the fall, opt to go with an autumn centerpiece using pumpkins or gourds.
Go classical with fall themed foliage and small gourds decorating a classically frosted cake.
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