And here's me with no gloves I can use for such a task, so thank you for the warning. I know they're somewhat labor intensive to prepare and a lot is wasted (probably why I've never bothered with them?), but had no idea they stain (and ty for the compliment!).

Minxy, I did a little research yesterday and saw pictures of how pretty the flowers are so maybe that's the way to go? Our landlord is still here doing work in the yard and if I don't cut those 'chokes and try them I think I'll never hear the end of it.

Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.