Thursday, August 19, 2010
Hide and seek.
By the time I saw the first cantaloupe in the garden, it looked like a cantaloupe. I never saw the fruit developing, and now I know why.
Yesterday, I spied five more melons: a small bulb growing from one of the vine's flowers, and others, about the size of an orange, that were a lovely shade of green. They blended seamlessly into the vine's leaves.
I couldn't keep from smiling, seeing this happy example of how nature protects its young.