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Post  elliephant on Mon 2 May - 13:59


Golden Midget watermelon from Baker Creek harvested yesterday and put in the fridge, seen here with today's harvest.

This was my 5 year old's baby and she was so excited to see it turn yellow (indicating ripeness)

A tiny little thing but great fun to grow in a SFG (trellised)

Definitely her favorite thing we've harvested from the garden!

And I thought the vines were diseased because the leaves were turning yellow, but a little bit of googling today led to the amazing discovery that it's actually normal! There's another one growing, but I slacked off on the hand pollination thinking I'd yank it soon...oops!

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Post  Josh on Mon 2 May - 14:11

Looks delicious to me!!!

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Post  Ha-v-v on Mon 2 May - 14:53

Love the happy face !!!
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Post  ashort on Mon 2 May - 15:27

Yum! Its always great to see happy, cute kids! Like the picture above the TV too...

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Post  quiltbea on Mon 2 May - 15:33

I want to know about flavor? Is it as good as it looks?

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Post  nancy on Mon 2 May - 17:16

Oh, that made my mouth water! I was thinking about starting watermelon seeds today, but I think it's still too early here. I hope it was awesome!!

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Post  elliephant on Mon 2 May - 17:44

It's good...juicy and sweet, but not an overwhelmingly strong flavor. I wouldn't pick it as the best watermelon I've ever had but certainly not anywhere among the worst, and most definitely the best I've ever grown. Laughing

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