Category: Fruits

Blacktail Mountain Watermelon

Not nearly as sweet as the Sugar Babys we grow (Note: Baker Creek now has a cool variety of Sugar baby Bush. Small plants perfect for small gardens) , but truly a remarkable early watermelon. We hate watching watermelons grow as we are very impatient. These grow in about 2 months and are a nice

Minnesota Midget

Dang. A fight almost broke out in the house and I had no way to defend myself. See, a few years ago we stumbled across the¬†Minnesota Midget Melon on Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. We decided to try it as it’s supposed to be a fast producing Cantaloupe type melon, that’s serving size. True to form,

Kiwano The Devil’s Desert.

Yep, growing this again this year as we love them and they have a very long shelf life if treated properly. They are so slowly becoming a desired fruit in the USA (One of these fruits can go between $3.00 and $5.00) . Strangely, these tropical  fruits have appeared on every Star Trek series, Even

Scrumpdillyicious – Tigger – 2018

We started growing these a few years ago. First thing we noticed is when they started to fruit, your whole garden smelled like Cantaloupe. You can smell them 50 yards away! You can easily tell when they ripened by the yellow and orange stripes. Not to mention that they just fall off the vine when

2017 What Were Planting

This is our Plant growing guide for 2017. Not counting the 5 varieties of Garlic, Onions and strawberries we started last year. No! We do NOT plant every seed. We do not need 25 Cherry tomato plants and 500 paste tomatoes. Also, we can get about “3 seasons” and keep our garden growing all summer