Step 5: INSTALL HEAD
O.K., Now you have to figure out what you are going
to use for the head. There are lots of options;
pillowcases, pumpkins, paper mache, etc...
I had an old gourd kicking around from my
gourd crafting days so I decided to use that.
I cut a whole in the tip and slipped it over
the end of the board-easy. Then I gave her
some long curly locks- amaranth from the garden
glued on with hot glue.
Step 6: DECORATE
This is the really fun part. You get to totally
customize your scarecrow- the sky's the limit!
My girl got a thrift store hat, some eucalyptus pod
eyes and buttons and a basket over her arm
for carrying all her wonderful flowers and produce!
Here she is installed as part of our Harvest Festival display
at Rutiz Family Farms in Arroyo Grande. We have
two names for her , "Vegerella" and "Autumn", she
answers to both.