August 7, 2010 (Day 43)
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Unfortunately, most of the flowers are still just male flowers. Ladies, it's time to join the melon party!
Actually, Keith did spot one female flower last week, but it must not have gotten properly pollinated, because all I saw was the evidence of a shriveled up dead flower when I came back last weekend. I'm hoping that was just the beginning and that we will get more female flowers soon. We still have about 9 weeks left of the growing season before the first average frost date here in zone 5b, so I'm really hoping that we can get at least one or two melons out of this plant before then.
If only "hoping" made everything work out in the garden!
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