Cucamelons are a Fall Fruit

I caved to the peer pressure and got on the mouse melon, (aka:cucamelon) wagon last Spring. I wanted a living tee-pee and used the cucamelon vine to create one. It turned out awesome! I loved it! You can see and read about it here. The baby cucumbers that look like baby watermelon were quite tasty as refrigerator pickles and a tangy little novel gift for friends, but I was not totally sold on the plant. If I could actually can the pickles I may have rated them with more stars but in the end, yes, novel, and tasty enough, but doubted I would commit the space for them next year. Planned on growing my tee-pee again, but figured I would use the sweet pea or maybe even a green bean. As the su

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