Wordless Wednesday – 03/27/13

Melons in little slings growing vertically at the UNH Greenhouse.

Melon plants growing vertically at the UNH Greenhouse. Each plant as well as each melon was tied to the rafters. We grow tomatoes like this but never thought of melons. 🙂

Sling for fruit.

Sling for fruit.

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7 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – 03/27/13

  1. Joe Owens says:

    I grow cucumbers vertically, but never thought about trying to grow my watermelons this wya. i would need a block and tackle to support some of them! :>

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  2. I saw pumpkins growing like this in France – full-sized, not the minis! Always wanted to try it 🙂

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  3. Grandma Kc says:

    What a great idea! Like everyone else I’ve seen tomatoes like that but never melons (or pumpkins!).

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