Tag Archives: melons

Six on Saturday-July 8

Participating in The Propagator’s meme, here are six things that made me smile today, even though we’ve had 7″ of rain in the past week!  Appropriately, Daylily “Big Smile.” diamond-dusted and frilly! and from the potager, the season’s first tomato, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 7-1-17

Here are 6 things that made me smile today:  We got 3 1/2″ rain in 20 minutes last night.  Happily, I’d harvested the shallots before it stormed, so this morning was a beautiful, relaxing time braiding!    They are now … Continue reading

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Mouthwatering Melons

One of the true delights of the potager has been the melon crop.  If you read the post discussing melons when I was mulling over seed orders, you may recall that I chose 4 varieties of melon, plus 1 watermelon.  … Continue reading

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Mini Melons

My search for climbers to grow on the potager arches continues.  Right now I’m researching melons that will do well here in central Indiana.  I’ve grown many melons in the past, both cantaloupe and watermelons, banana melons, and even citron, which I … Continue reading

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Growing Up!

It’s the time of year for planning and dreaming, rather than working in the garden.  As I sketch and mentally “plant,” trying to visualize how the beds will look next season, the need for some vertical interest is apparent.  As … Continue reading

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