Yervian C.Pepo, Armenia

Yervian C. Pepo, Armenia

Yervian c.Pepo, Armenia

Well after 10-15 years of drought in the area, it is now the rainiest season in years. This well timed ultra rare squash from Armenia burst through it’s protective paper bag as it absorbed the gorgeous rain. I use brown (8 lb) lunch bags to shield against the “double whammy” of Pickle worm and the tropical Melon (Fruit)fly.

Written by squash and awe

My love of food and cultures have taken me around the world, dropping me into my current location in Hawaii. I have been loving cooking, photography, gardening, baking, and outdoor adventuring, since back when I was filling a Girl Scout sash with badges. My locations may change, and my activities continue to grow in number, but deep down inside, I still love curling up with a good book, squealing about in a classic car, and making stick-to-your-ribs meals out of homegrown goods.

2 comments

    1. I hand pollinate, by taping blooms shut the afternoon prior, and hand pollinate, following with a retaping shut the bloom. With the bloom closed, place the fruit in a brown lunch bag. The bag is then folded around the stem to keep fruit flies out

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