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Re: pickle ornament


Cathy-Hallmark usually had the pickle ornament.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC
Zone 8b

----- Original Message -----
From: "cathy carpenter" <cathyc@rnet.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 3:25 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: [GRD] Re: OT Christmas tree


> I have been looking all over for a pickle ornament! Hope I can find it
> short of  Amana Colonies!
> Cathy
> On Friday, December 13, 2002, at 03:28 AM, Melody wrote:
>
> >  Noreen:  I think the Christmas pickle is a German custom--the Amana
> > Colonies here in Iowa are a sect of German immigrants from the 1800's
> > and it is a custom widely practiced (or at least marketed now that the
> > Amana's are largely a tourist industry) there.  We have a little tiny
> > glass one (about 1" long) that we hide for the kids on our tree...they
> > love the hunt!  And the extra goody they get for being the first one to
> > find it!
> >
> >
> > Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
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