Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Late, but...N&C Midwest Aug 2015
by Marc Iverson Today at 3:13 pm

» Sep. 2015 Lower South
by Marc Iverson Today at 3:10 pm

» Hello from Baja Mexico
by sanderson Today at 2:04 pm

» Plant Roots: What are they for?
by Kelejan Today at 2:02 pm

» Pickled Peppers?
by CapeCoddess Today at 12:18 pm

» September 2015 - N&C Midwest
by CitizenKate Today at 11:30 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson Today at 3:46 am

» CANADIAN REGION - What are you doing August 2015
by sanderson Today at 3:41 am

» Asparagus Question
by littlejo Yesterday at 7:54 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:44 pm

» Can you identify this volunteer? (Maybe a Triffid?)
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:32 pm

» SFG Garden - Fayetteville, GA 2015
by yolos Yesterday at 4:49 pm

» New drip irrigation contraption
by seamammal Yesterday at 1:57 pm

» New England, August 2015
by mollyhespra Yesterday at 10:35 am

» PNW: 2015 August
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:50 am

» August in Western Plains and Mountains
by Turan Yesterday at 12:22 am

» 2015 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 8/29/2015, 8:17 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 8/29/2015, 7:52 pm

» Pictures won't post
by FRED58 8/29/2015, 4:35 pm

» Ads showing up at top again
by greatgranny 8/29/2015, 12:19 pm

» Stevia
by CapeCoddess 8/29/2015, 10:14 am

» This season: what worked? what didn't?
by CitizenKate 8/29/2015, 10:13 am

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie 8/29/2015, 8:31 am

» My first Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 8/28/2015, 10:25 pm

» Pregnant with Watermelon
by sanderson 8/28/2015, 6:31 pm

» What in the world is on the back of this eggplant leaf?
by Scorpio Rising 8/28/2015, 6:04 pm

» ARMADILLOS!
by littlejo 8/28/2015, 3:23 pm

» Fall 2015 Transplants Available
by yolos 8/28/2015, 3:18 pm

» A First Time SFG in Canada
by Marc Iverson 8/28/2015, 2:19 pm

» Banana Spiders!!
by Cajun Cappy 8/28/2015, 12:52 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Tiger melon

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Tiger melon

Post  Josh on 8/24/2011, 5:15 pm

I picked my first tiger melon today. It had a citrus smell to it, sorta like an orange. I cut it opened and it is white inside. It was suppose to taste like a pear. To me it tasted like a cantaloupe, only it had the texture of a pear.
I read that back in the old days (boffer may remember Wink ) that ladies would put them in the pantry to make it smell good, like a airfreshner.

Anyway it was interesting, easy to grow and a good tasting little melon.
Photobucket

Photobucket

Photobucket

Josh

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts: 741
Join date: 2010-03-05
Age: 20
Location: Illinois zone 6

View user profile http://greenesgardenthings.forumotion.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Tiger melon

Post  AZDYJ2K on 8/25/2011, 12:51 am

I grew some of those also. They're also known as Queen Anne's pocket melons. Supposedly, Victorian women would carry them around as a sort of perfume or deodorant. They are very fragrant melons. I think I picked mine too early because it was pretty tart. Pretty cool little melons.

AZDYJ2K

Male Posts: 166
Join date: 2010-05-28
Location: Chandler, AZ USDA Zone 9A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tiger melon

Post  Furbalsmom on 8/25/2011, 8:19 pm

Nice looking melon, Josh.

Furbalsmom

Female Posts: 3141
Join date: 2010-06-10
Age: 68
Location: Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tiger melon

Post  littlesapphire on 8/25/2011, 8:57 pm

Very nice! I was just reading about those the other day in the Seed Savers' catalog (yes, I was reading a seed catalog. I think that makes me a dork). They look really cool!

littlesapphire

Female Posts: 712
Join date: 2010-04-08
Age: 30
Location: Jamestown, NY (Zone 5a)

View user profile http://www.sanorigardens.org

Back to top Go down

Re: Tiger melon

Post  Furbalsmom on 8/25/2011, 9:23 pm

@littlesapphire wrote:Very nice! I was just reading about those the other day in the Seed Savers' catalog (yes, I was reading a seed catalog. I think that makes me a dork). They look really cool!



littlesapphire, a lot of us spend hours and hours reading our seed catalogs. study

Many, many catalogs. It helps us get our gardening fix during the winter, when we are planning for spring.

Furbalsmom

Female Posts: 3141
Join date: 2010-06-10
Age: 68
Location: Coastal Oregon, Zone 9a, Heat Zone 2 :(

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Tiger melon

Post  shannon1 on 8/26/2011, 1:46 am

@Josh wrote:
Anyway it was interesting, easy to grow and a good tasting little melon.


Beautiful, little things are rewarding too.

shannon1

Posts: 1697
Join date: 2011-04-01
Location: zone 9a St.Johns county FL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum