To stave off boredom, and infuse some novelty, I let the kids go and harvest the banana tree in our backyard. Yes, the banana's are still really green and small, but it was all in good fun for them. Being from the Midwest, I am still amazed that I have tropical fruit growing in my yard.
|We planted one plant, and now have a small forest, banana "plants only produce fruit one time, and then they die, so they have a lot o babies|
|King and guardian of the great banana forrest|
|despite the strained look, she was really having a pictastic time.|
That's right, mango trees, are in the same family as posion ivy, sumac, and oak. So if you are allergic to one, you are allergic to the other...