Tuesday, October 19, 2010

In The Field Next Door



Another sure sign of autumn is melons growing wild in the field next door. They seemingly appear out of nowhere and run in all directions, not just here, but down along the railroad tracks, up along the bluffs above the Pacific and just about anywhere else they can get a toe hold.



They're a native California plant that thrives on neglect and will soon be gone as suddenly as they came.

2 comments:

acornmoon said...

pure sunshine, just what I need right now!

Rachel Fenton said...

Are they good to eat? Wild mellons - not a sight most people see everyday - or any day...