Tag Archives: Cantaloupe

42 Pounds Picked Today!

It’s been a very good year for peppers and melons. Below is a picture of the pickings from just today – all 42 pounds worth. After picking over 70 pounds of cantaloupe so far, I can safely say they are winding … Continue reading

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First Muskmelon aka Cantaloupe of the Season

At left is an almost ripe Minnesota Midget cantaloupe. The netting is all around the melon and the green background is starting to lighten. This one smells sweet but the vines in the patch are starting to die back. I … Continue reading

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A Bouncing Baby Butternut!

Actually it is quite tranquil hanging around on the squash trellis. This is our one and only butternut squash so far to set fruit, and we love the little guy all the more. The squash borers have caused issues with … Continue reading

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Arbor-ness and Squash Trellis Update

I realized today that the new trellis project might be called an arbor, unlike the squash trellis made from pallets. I see these terms used interchangeably when the function of the arbor is to act like a trellis. I suppose … Continue reading

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Ellie’s Crop Report: May 28, 2011

We periodically look up to see Ellie watching our progress in the yard. I took Friday off, so we worked all day until it started to rain. Midway through we did stop to chat with our neighbor in back as … Continue reading

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