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Year of Pollination: Hand Pollinating Cucurbits

Because of their large, open, unisexual flowers, plants in the gourd family are perfect for practicing hand pollination. There are several species in this family that are commonly grown in gardens, and all can be hand pollinated. 661 more words

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My Neighbor's Dragon Fruit

A neighbor down the street has a Dragon Fruit cactus (Pitaya) growing against the Oak tree in front of his house. One afternoon, as I was driving by his home, I saw him outside watering the Pitaya and pulled over to introduce myself and “talk plant”. 292 more words