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August 22: "Fiesta Melons"

In Benidorm there are melons,
Whole donkey-carts full

Of innumerable melons,
Ovals and balls,

Bright green and thumpable
Laced over with stripes

Of turtle-dark green. 49 more words

Summer

A Melon Comparison

Last year, I grew “Golden Crown” watermelon (78 days) which was a 1991 AAS winner.  Because I grow in raised beds, and I don’t want vines spilling across the paths, so a compact melon works best.  491 more words

In the garden 

Good morning friends. Have a pleasant day☕️morning sunshine is good for health as well it lifts our spirits to its best.Melons seems happy to receive morning sunshine :)

Enjoy ❤️

What's hiding out there?

Things on the farm are cruising along. The summer weather has been pretty amazing. Cooler temps, fairly steady rainfall (about 1/2″ a week) and sunny days. 91 more words

In The Dirt

Smoke gets in your eyes

Greetings from a bountiful garden that has transformed from the swamps into an oasis, albeit under smokey skies (wildfires in the nearby mountains), dust clouds (field tilling in the Valley, plus neighborhood street digging and repairs), along with a long duration heat wave.  353 more words

A Small Victory

As a gardener, we have our good days and our bad. However, once in a while the gods spin the dial, and something sublime happens. No, I didn’t win the lottery. 323 more words

Allotment

Despite the weather...

It’s been a very mixed summer so far – alternating sunshine and rain with some strong winds thrown in. We are getting reasonable crops from the garden, including this first harvest of heritage French beans: 124 more words

Gardening And Growing