Corn shocks are a favorite fall decoration, so every year I plant a packet of broom corn. A variety of sorghum, the stalks grow to 9 to 10 feet and along with the red seed heads, make striking decorations.
|Getting ready to cut corn shock. Very easy to hand harvest.|
|Seed heads of broom corn, a variety of sorghum. Maybe next year I will make some brooms.|
|Broom corn loaded up on the wagon behind our old Ford 9N tractor.|
|Enough shocks to cover six of the porch posts. Along with some of our pumpkins and squash.|