Sometime in April or May, I planted a garden. Kind of. I never really finished doing all I wanted to do with it, but I do have a number of plants out there growing. Mostly, I'm excited about the tomatoes since you just can't buy good tomatoes in the store. Good tomatoes only come from gardens. However, I also started a bunch of other seeds and planted them as well - cantaloupe, seedless watermelon, green beans, cucumbers, carrots and tomatoes. The problem is, the day I planted the little sprouted seedlings in the garden, I didn't have a gate up. So of course some dumb rabbit ate most of my plants, much to my dismay. However, a few did make it - two of the tomato plants, a green bean plant, and some sort of melon. I thought it was the cantaloupe, but I couldn't remember exactly what I had planted there. Then I planted a few more seeds (cucumber and carrot) and I've been getting some goodies out of my garden over the past few weeks.
Well, this cantaloupe plant started growing a few melons. The bigger they got, the less they looked like cantaloupe. But they didn't really look like watermelon either, and I didn't use a pollinizer like you're supposed to when planting seedless watermelon, so how could it have been the watermelon? And they didn't get any BIGGER than a large cantaloupe, so surely it was the cantaloupe, right?
Finally I just couldn't take it anymore. I picked one of those bad boys for closer inspection.
After both girls got to pose with it (and Connor tried unsuccessfully to lift it), I pulled out the knife and cut it open. What do you think we saw? Red, of course!