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Watermelon Sling


Watermelon Sling (citrullus lanatus Sugar baby)

It was getting heavy, so I rigged a sling for it.



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It looks very comfortable!

14 Aug, 2008

 

looks like a baby in a little swing :)

14 Aug, 2008

 

Well done.

14 Aug, 2008

 

I might just pinch this idea for my pumkin whos wearing a hairnet to stay up at the moment

14 Aug, 2008

 

It's a real good recycle use for old stockings.lol

15 Aug, 2008

 

LOL. Brilliant! Hows it doing?

17 Aug, 2008

 

It is coming right along, probably another 2-3 weeks and he should be ripe. I love watermelon!!

17 Aug, 2008

 

well done-havent they got big i bet you cant wait to have a taste :)

19 Aug, 2008

 

ive got a great idea for this melon if you like a tipple-put a hole init with a screwdriver and over a period of 2/3 days add vodka through a funnel and hey presto an adult watermelon enjoy

19 Aug, 2008

 

You clever inventive lady! I love the colours of that watermelon. Wouldn't mind a t-shirt in that colour.

19 Aug, 2008

 

Great idea Charlie727, but I don't have the patience for that. I love to eat these, and it has become quite a joke among my friends. They tell the story every summer of the time a whole car load of us girls where driving to the beach for the day and I made a U turn on the highway because I saw a man selling orange fleshed watermelons along the side of the road. The orange ones are the sweetest in my opinion!
I once bought one from a man at a farmers market while on my way to court with a friend and it was too hot to leave in the car so I carried a watermelon into court! lol I'm sure I looked ridicilous!

19 Aug, 2008

 

now that would have been a great pic to see lol-im cheating on the adult watermelon alittle as i pinched the idea from jamie oliver ssshhhh :)

20 Aug, 2008

 

I'm gonna have to find some seeds from those little watermelons. I would love to try one. That orange flesh watermelon sounds good too. I never heard of it. That baby watermelon looks happy!

1 Sep, 2008

Leo
Leo
 

My Brother has also blagged the idea from JO and his summer bbq treat is to do different flavoured vodka watermelons. The fave is Blackcurrant Vodka watermelon. Mmmm, I wish it was summer - with the sun shining!!!

4 Sep, 2008

 

Blackcurrant flavor sounds interesting.
Something that you all in UK may not know about US but we have very little blackcurrant flavored foods, over here for candies etc. they use grape flavoring instead.
Concord grapes grow so well in US and black currants are rare! Just thought it interesting.
I sometimes buy McVitties biscuits with black currants from the import store for tea, I can remember having them when I lived there. YUM!

4 Sep, 2008

 

What a good Idea

15 Sep, 2008

 

I grow red currants... are the black currants as tart? Love your little watermelon...if I ever get a green house, I will have to try these...our summers are way to short and cool here to be able to grow one of these...we can barely grow a tomatoe.

26 Oct, 2008

 

Currants don't do well here so are not readily available. I love watermelons but have never had good luck with them. Even this year I only got 4 very small but very sweet fruits. I have had much better luck with other things, and my freezer is filled with lots of stuff to last until next years crop. Not sure if I will try watermelons next year or not.

26 Oct, 2008



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