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Unveiling Madame X

The mystery melon was showing signs of deterioration so I plucked it this evening.

She is, indeed, what I know as spanspek - much of the rest of the English speaking world probably calls it cantaloupe or musk melon.


I call it delicious, especially after chilling in the refrigerator.

I can only think the seed came with the horse manure I dug into this area in late March, before I planted the Painted Mountain corn in early April.

There are a couple more melons swelling on vines in the area which is now a bean field.

Who knew that the Winston area folks feed their horses spanspek?


#6thavenueshala #growyourownfood #gardentotable #victorygarden

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