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September 23, 2007

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Paris Parfait

I have no idea what it is - some sort of squash or gourd? But it's a very clever post! xo

Kamsin

I have no idea what it may be! Do let us know when it reveals its identity!!

inlandempiregirl

I have had my own mystery plants. I think they should have contests for us to enter! I love the new heading on your blog. Beautiful.

Ninnie

Not a clue what it is. Love your post tho.

khambagirl

I know! I know!!! It's a melumber... Or a cuklon... or ... ? Nice to grow surprizes in your garden!

Mardougrrl

What a fun post! Is it sad that I thought "John Cougar Melencamp"? LOL!

tongue in cheek

A pumpkin?
No they already formed.
Oh no my farm girl history is losing its hold... I'll guess it is a crown.

bella

I wonder what it is?!!

Crafty Green Poet

I like nature's mysteries too, when I lived in Malawi, I had great fun with the strange fruit and veg...

gautami

Power? What I would give to put a spell..:D

tinker

Tara - thank you. I don't think it's a squash, the blossom is so small, a gourd though? Hmm...maybe! Your guess is as good as mine, lol.
Kamsin - I will let you all know as soon as it reveals itself. It's still so hard to tell it's so tiny.
InlandEmpireGirl - thank you! And a contest for mystery plants sounds like fun - what's the most surprising volunteer plant you've found? The fig tree was ours, I think.
Ninnie - thanks! I have no real idea either, but it's good to hear from you.
Bonnie - funnily enough, a melumber or some other hybrid version is what my daughter Bonnie suggested. I hope not though - that doesn't sound very tasty!
Mardougirl - I don't think it's sad - actually it kind of tickles my funnybone that you thought that, too.
Corey - A crown! I like that.
Bella - I'll let you know as soon as I figure it out.
Crafty Green Poet - oh, I bet you had all kinds of strange and wonderful fruit in Malawi!
Gautami - but remember to be careful what you wish for! lol



kai

I must be outta my gourd!! teehee..
I have something "similar" in my potato vines.
I think those are gourds, but my stems are purple, but the same flowers, same green leaves..

I like your John cougar Melongourd!!
Peace, Kai xx

Imelda / Greenishlady

No idea, but I enjoyed the post, and I like that you let it sit long enough to reveal itself. Some gardeners would say "off with its head" as soon as anything unexpected emerged.

Gillian @ Indigo Blue

Yes, a gourd. Perhaps, a melon?
It will grow, then you'll know.
xo
Blue

Amber

I wish I could help you, but I have black, black thumbs. Someday I will have a garden and read so many books, I will know EVERYTHING! Whaahaaahaaa!

You should cut it open.

I had to buy new socks. :)
:)

Pam Aries

John Cucumber Melonplant! It hurts so good....does he live in a little pink house like you and me??? Is there a Scarecrow in the garden??? I LOVE him no matter what he is!!!!

Leau

Hi there, I am going to piggy back on Corey's guess and say it's a crown for a crow! Who else could wear something so special. Oh wait, I think you were asking about what was underneath the beautiful flower. Who cares, the flower is a gem. Love these guessing games! I know what the weed under it was called by my farmer father, he called it mouse ears and actually ate it! I think they call it chick weed here. Leau

Tumblewords

I love the guessing game but I can't play because I haven't a clue. I don't even know the name of the weed but it is a fast grower and has covered the ground where something spit or ... it out. At least it's green, unlike my intended plants.

Tammy

How cute! You always brighten my day! XXOO

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