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Progress in the patch

The plants keep growing in the patch and Nitro tries his paw at being a webmaster.

By Bob Dwyer
May 7, 2001

Watermelon memorabilia adorns our house almost everywhere you look. I wonder why? The winds in southeast Missouri are so strong that a flag only lasts one season before its shredded. Thanks to my sister Bonnie who sends me a great flag every year. Let's see if this one survives the season.

We use rye grass to form a wind barrier to protect our plants early in the season. Hopefully the storms will be moderate this spring but I'm not going to hold my breath. Living in tornado alley forces you to "Be Prepared".

Here's our first transplant again just six days later. The growth it has achieved is hard to believe - even for me!!!

Nitro at fifteen weeks and 40 plus pounds is astounding us with his intelligence. He really enjoys The MelonMan Site! I wonder if he has a green paw?

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