Midwest Knit Girl

Odds & Ends & A Question

Posted on: October 30, 2008

Click on any of the pictures to see larger…

I participated in a couple of swaps recently. Fun stuff…

1. Mini-Mitten Swap Items Received – thank you again!

Mini-Mitten Ornament Swap

2. Mini-Stocking Ornament Sent Out (about 4 inches in length):

Mini Stocking Ornament

3. Baking Supplies Swap Received – thank you again! From Sweden, no less. 🙂

Baking Supplies Swap

It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Have you done your monthly exam?

Breast Cancer Awareness

The Big Question

Does anyone know what this plant is? We received it as a gift and I’ll be darned if I can figure out what it is. Following are two pictures – get it right and I’ll send you a Minnesota magnet. Seriously, I’m going crazy not knowing how to take care of it.

Mystery Plant

Mystery Plant

That’s all for tonight. See ya.


7 Responses to "Odds & Ends & A Question"

Please forgive me for smiling when I saw your mystery plant…

Umm, looks like you have some very nice little cherry tomatoes there.

It actually looks like a very healthy plant too *smile*

I can try and find the name if you like – I’m thinking that they look like a type I have grown before ( called ‘sweet william’ or ‘tiny tim’)

Here is a link anyway…


They look yummy.


Doh! Got beat to the punch – yup, that’s a tomato plant. You’ve got a TON of tomatoes, too. Yum!

Definitely looks like tomatoes. I had cherry tomatoes in my garden this past summer!

it could be a Jerusalem Cherry. See Wikipedia entry here:

Hmm. I don’t think it’s a tomato. The fruit looks just like a cherry tomato but the leaves look more like they belong to the family of pepper plants. So I am going to call it Marbles – an ornamental pepper. (on p.3 of the site listed above by L.) which would also be a more suitable gift.

Mmmm, tomatoes! The leaves look a little different, but I’m guessing it’s some sort of heirloom variey. Yummy!! Cut one open and taste to see if it’s that.

cherry peppers? the kind you see in the pickled vegie jars? i have never seen them on a vine but the leaves do not look like tomato nor do the flowers, the flowers and leaves look like pepper.

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