Category Archives: Melons

“Winter Melon”

I picked a watermelon months ago when expecting guests, and left it sit on my kitchen counter. The guests came and went, and I forgot about the melon [..]

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Weekend Roundup 8/29/10

I’ll admit it, Saturday, I slept in, and really didn’t do much of anything other then take pictures for my sister. So when I awoke Sunday, I was [..]

Beans, Garlic, Melons, Okra, Onions, People , ,

Stocking Up

My father lived through the Great Depression, and often spoke about the daily struggle to find something to eat. At the age of seven his life turned from [..]

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Gardener’s Friday Breakfast

Today is my late day at work, so this morning, I met up with Kim to pick whatever was ready for harvest. When we got to the Melon [..]

Afflictions, Melons, Tomatoes ,

Melons, Squash, and Zucchini Continue the Amazement.

I’m suprised again ! This watermelon has been hiding out of sight, and I just noticed it last evening. I placed the pepsi bottle next to it to [..]

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Rain !

I haven’t been so excited to see rain clouds move in since I was a little kid. It’s been a very dry year in NW PA, and patches [..]

Corn, Melons, Tomatoes & Peppers ,

Expectations and Outcomes

This is not how I envisioned the watermelon growing. I figured one or two vines would take over, and choke out the other plants. I was mistaken, and [..]

Cucumbers, Melons , ,

First Melons

Melons are something I didn’t think I was very good at growing, as last years melons never got bigger then the one in the photo above. This year, [..]

Afflictions, Cucumbers, Fertilizer, Melons, People, Tomatoes & Peppers , , , ,

Happy 4th of July !

Here’s a picture of the majority of the garden. I’ve left out the lettuce patch as the rabbits and the weeds have decimated it. It’s not all bad [..]

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The Late Overfill Garden

This spring, I’ve met a new friend, who hasn’t done much gardening in the past, but was quite interested in trying it out. There was some nice dirt [..]

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