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Garden update: The volunteers

Garden update: The volunteers

Whenever a fruit or vegetable is thrown into a garden, compost pile, etc., and its seeds start to sprout on their own, they are considered volunteers. Most of our garden’s squash, pumpkin, decorative gourds and watermelons are volunteers. We also have other volunteers — squirrels. Cucumber and squash plants sprouting from spots where squirrels hid … Continue reading Garden update: The volunteers