Santa’s surprise for Piglet

Firstly, a belated happy New Year to my followers and a big thank you for all your comments and support during 2012.

I’ve just returned from a family Christmas and New Year in England to discover Santa and his little Elves have left me a wonderful surprise in my absence!

For those who have followed Piglet’s zucchini tales of woe over the last year you will understand my excitement. (Don’t worry I’m easily pleased!)

In desperation, and determined to have one last try, I planted one Zucchini “plug” in a pot at the end of August. Initially (as expected) all the baby Zucchini withered and died. So you can imagine my surprise when I discovered this…

Christmas Zucchini
Christmas Zucchini

I did not realise they even grew outside in Portugal during December!

So the Moral of this story is: we should never give up and if at first we don’t succeed just keep on trying!

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32 thoughts on “Santa’s surprise for Piglet

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  1. The very best presents surely are those you did not expect! What a healthy-looking specimen too! Hope you had a wonderful time and that 2013 brings you all that you desire!

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  2. I wish I had your green thumb! I can’t grow a thing! LoL…Yes I am back! For good! Sorry for being so wishy washy! And Happy New Year!!

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  3. Zucchini in December/January?
    Must have had a lot of warm winter days!
    What a great surprise! May this year bring lots of good surprises to you.

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