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Do it yourself square watermelon

square watermelonIf you find yourself bored with plain old egg shaped watermelons then maybe you might be ready to take the square melon challenge.

The first thing you need is a collapsible square box, which does not look easy to build, but if you can spare 90 bucks you can have one mailed to you from Michigan.

A square watermelon sells for over 80 dollars in Japan and most people buy them as a decoration. If a guy could get half that here at a farmers market it might just be a new potential cash crop for your backyard.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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