Aussie Pumpkin News

My three year-old Aussie pumpkin seed that I planted as an experiment has thrived this summer and has sent out a girl and several boy blossoms. This morning I helped them accomplish the wild thing. Just in case, you know, the bees had slept in. Cross your fingers it’s successful because the growing season is so short and this is the ONE that might make it to adulthood. Any girls blooming later might not have time… 

 

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    • I think polyandry is more commonly accepted — even expected! — among animals and plants than among humans. It explains why the boy birds have to gussy up so much to get lucky. But, to be fair, I gave her a little pollen from each of the boys.

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