Gnarly is as gnarly does
November 2, 2022
The word “gnarly” has undergone a renaissance of sorts in recent decades from a rather uncomplimentary adjective to something celebrating a unique accomplishment or particular look that is in vogue in the moment. What escapes attention from time-to-time is the beauty that often accompanies like descriptions.
The fall vegetable treasure hunt for many gardeners includes discovering decorative gourds, desired for their embellishments, that qualify as both gnarly and amazing in design. Their fluting and ridges make for some tough competition that is not easily outdone by the fall circus...