Our little, big garden is coming along. Aaron finished the second cantaloupe trellis tonight with bamboo the boys harvested from the woods near our house. Sigh. It's so pretty.
It's a little sad, but I'm as wowed by their wicked-fast bamboo climbing skills as I am with their ability to rattle off the states and capitals.
(The rest of the grass is going away next weekend - good-bye grass - hello walkways!)
Want to know something cool? The last few days have found us standing in our yard having long, meaningful conversations with several of our neighbors. Some of them, I'd never even met before. If this is the only gift this garden gives - it's already been worth the sweat and sore muscles.
Cantaloupe Links I'm Diggin'
Lots of great information from A&M about growing cantaloupe.
FAQ about growing cantaloupe from Agrilife.
The day I get to put a bra on my cantaloupes is gonna be a good day for me.
Is it just me, or are these rad?
Did you know the melons most of us call cantaloupe are actually musk melons? Who knew, huh?
Live here locally and want some organic cantaloupe seedlings? Check out the Botany Brothers. They deliver!
Have you ever grown cantaloupes? I've never attempted cantaloupes, but I'm sure an expert at eating them. If you've got any tips, please send them my way!