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Post  sfg4uKim on 2/16/2012, 9:05 pm

Shaped cucumbers grown in molds. I saw this on Pinterest and had to share.


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Post  madnicmom on 2/16/2012, 9:14 pm

seriously? that's kinda of weird. LOL
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Post  sfg4uKim on 2/16/2012, 9:20 pm

LOL Kim, I only said it was "interesting". I was at a loss as to what else to say about it.

I think it would be fun for kids - bet they'd be more likely to eat it.

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Post  madnicmom on 2/16/2012, 9:31 pm

I know mine would go show it off to their friends. LOL
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Post  walshevak on 2/16/2012, 10:02 pm

Reminds me of the square watermelons grown in Japan in molds because the pack and stack better. Very Happy

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Post  Noie on 2/16/2012, 10:59 pm

Weirdly awesome! I wonder where I could get a mold... I need some freaky cucs!
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Post  gwennifer on 2/17/2012, 12:08 am

@Noie wrote:Weirdly awesome! I wonder where I could get a mold... I need some freaky cucs!

Yes, weirdly awesome indeed! Someone else on here posted once about disney world growing mickey mouse shaped pumpkins or watermelons or something.
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Post  Rhianna78 on 2/17/2012, 12:12 am

I just did a quick web search and "Vegiforms" is no longer making the molds. Sad

All is not lost though, I did manage to find 2 of their molds at The Caning Shop. $12.95 a pop for the "Garden Elf" (fit for pumpkins, eggplant, etc) & "Pickle Puss" (good on zucchini, squash, cucumbers, etc).
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Post  llama momma on 2/17/2012, 5:03 am

Just like our carrots will turn into an L shape when they reach the bottom of the box. Hmm. Seems like someone could create their own form and.... hey I see a future contest Like a Star @ heaven for this forum!
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on 2/17/2012, 10:27 am

You can do something similar by putting the pollinated flower in a bottle and letting it grow.

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Post  TN_GARDENER on 2/17/2012, 10:45 am

@walshevak wrote:Reminds me of the square watermelons grown in Japan in molds because the pack and stack better. Very Happy

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Post  newstart on 2/17/2012, 10:58 am

that is really cool. one more idea or project for the future
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Post  gwennifer on 2/17/2012, 12:39 pm

Square molds for square foot gardening. All our cukes and zucchini's would stack in the crisper drawer so nice and neat, just like our tidy little gardens. Razz
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Post  rhanford on 2/17/2012, 12:51 pm

Thank you all for posting. . . I had never heard or seen this before. . . this is really quite neat!
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Post  SQFTBIX on 2/17/2012, 4:07 pm

Awwww..... I see someone else took the "behind the seeds" tour at Disney. That was so cool.

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Post  camprn on 2/17/2012, 5:35 pm

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