Sunday, August 8, 2010

Fresh Fruit $1.79

Seed cost = $1.79 for 1 package.

Planted 6 seeds.

Yield = 6 fruits. Of those 6, 2 were rotten.

End result= a lot of work for 4 cantaloupe. The first one tasted slightly bland, not so sweet and it had a funny texture to it. I had found it unattached from the vine so I'm not sure how long it had been that way. After picking the second one I decided to leave it on the counter for a couple of days to further ripen. It was great, texture was like the store bought ones. Currently one on the counter and one on the vine.

Savings = approx. $6-7 dollars

Such is the lot of the backyard gardener.

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