8.12.2008

Knobby Hedgeapples--a good thing!


Hedgeapples...either you love 'em or hate 'em...

I love their color and rough knobby shape...and their delicate scent. I haven't had any of these for years...one of my co-workers was telling me about how they had fallen from the trees this weekend. Playthings for the squirrels. She brought some for me after lunch. They're supposed to be insect repellents...especially for spiders.

9 comments:

Firefly Hill said...

I love those...that is one of my favorite colors!

annie

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Never heard of'em. Never saw one. Nothing. Do you eat them?

Kathleen Grace said...

I really love how they look, but I picked some up a couple years ago to go in a bowl on the dining room table. They looked so pretty. That night, in the middle of the night, I woke up and wondered what the sharp cloying scent I was smelling was! It was the hedgeapples. I actually had to set them outside, and my bedroom is on the other end of the house! Love how they look, but the smell, not so much:>)

Mad Red Hare said...

They are quite unusual looking, but pretty in their own way. I will keep my eyes peeled for them now that I know they are falling from the trees.

Beverly said...

I've never seen or heard of those before. I'll have to read more about them.

Cottage Rose said...

I did not know that about them, hmm I will have to go and find me some. I have seem a spider or two crawling around out side, trying to get in, but alass I squished them. Sorry if i made any one upset by saying that.
Have a great week.

Hugs;
Alaura

Rosie's Whimsy said...

I've heard the name but never had a picture to go with. I think they are wonderful looking....such a pretty color.

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

I'd heard that about them too, but when I had a bowl of them out in the shed, they were covered in cobwebs!

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