Squashed together

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This a baby sweet dumpling. The seeds came from GYO mag, and were freebies. Have never grown them before, well not with any success last year. At the moment, there are two babies that look reasonably well. Rather looking forward to seeing them develop.

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If you squint hard enough, you will see two yellow smudge like squashes. These would be jack be little pumpkins. One is distinctly larger than the other; but the vine is motoring along quite nicely. In comparison, the hooligan vine is really quite small and developmentally delayed. It is only just starting to sprawl. All of these squashes are being grown up rather than out.

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This here beast is a cobnut. A very leafy cobnut. Again, being grown up; as slimers tend to start munching if left to sprawl across the ground. There is a single solitary boy flower that is bright and blooming. I have yet to see any girl flowers. Harks back a little to the butternut squash from a few years ago. This is not as big, comparatively speaking. Would be interesting to see if this actually crops. Given how late it is in the season now; I’m not entirely sure that it will.

Yours in anticipation,

Horticultural Hobbit