Melons & Tomatoes & Squashes, Oh My!
Village Farm Team, Despite the mud, wind, and chilly temperatures, we had several volunteers show up last Sunday on Earth Day to help us plant seeds! With their help the team was able to plant all of the watermelon and cantaloupe for the summer. Both types of melons are planted in our flat beds to allow their vines room to spread. Did you know that watermelons and cantaloupes are part of the Cucurbitaceae family? Other members of this botanical family include cucumbers, summe