This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he always thought the garden was his. Even though I do all the work, he always stood by me. I'm located near Boston (in USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot and a backyard vegetable garden. I use sustainable organic methods and try to grow all of my family's vegetables.

Friday, July 12, 2013

mystery squash

mystery squash 010 I have a mystery squash that's sprouted under my garden rake - right in the middle of my garden path. I don't think it will shade any other plants here, so it is still growing so far. I have no idea what it is.

What do you think it is? Looks like a cucumber to me. I love the mystery of an unknown plant (though of course it's something I grew last year).



Anonymous Anonymous said...

It can be honey dew. I have several of those sprouted in my garden and this looks exactly like that

July 12, 2013 9:48 PM

Blogger Nichole said...

I vote butternut squash. Only time will tell :)

July 12, 2013 11:36 PM

Blogger Nichole said...

I agree, it looks like a cucumber to me now.

July 12, 2013 11:37 PM

Blogger kathy said...

Come to think of it, there were butternut squashes growing across the path here last year.....

July 13, 2013 12:20 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd vote butternut squash since cucumbers usually have more of a point.

July 15, 2013 3:10 PM

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July 16, 2013 4:58 PM


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