Space Shuttle Corn

When your corn has had enough of you. When your corn doesn’t just want to be eaten. When your corn aspires for more. When your corn dream of going into space. When your corn develops a space program. When your corn turns into a space shuttle.

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Fret not. You can still make good soup out of it.

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There’s bumblebees in there. Spot the other one.

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Here we have a sunflower that’s showing the normal petals, and also the teddy bear frills. The flower opens out wide, like a teddy bear sticking its head out of a car going 100kph down State Highway 1.

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This one is called Lion’s Mane. We can see why. It’s my favorite. When its done its dash, it looks like a Golden Retriever that’s just been through the wash.


This is the Mandala Garden before I go on holiday.


And this is it after I come back. The pumpkin vine has taken over. The sunflowers are flowering. The corns are heading into space. The tomatoes, they are doing their thing.

And the birds got all the worms.

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Good looking yellow cherry tomato with purple shoulder.

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This one is Indigo Rose with not as strong a blush.

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Yellow Pear hanging down a nice straight truss.

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All time favorite, Small Sweet Orange. Very generous spreading truss.

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This is a pointed capsicums, rewarding me with lots of capsicums.

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And this one is ripening into purple. These are all reduced to clear pots from the garden center. Larger grade, does a lot better than my own seed grown ones.

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This pumpkin vine has decided to scale new heights.

I can’t really get into the outside edges of the Mandala Garden now. The sunflowers are keeping me out. Caging everything in, and out.

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Looks like a bumper crop year. This lot should last me through the next season’s pumpkin harvest.

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Another variety, not sure which one is this. Could be a butternut type.

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Look close enough and you can spot the strawberry.

I’ve been training for City2Surf. I’m going to jog the full length. I’m now up to 4km, I’ll double it tomorrow. It feels good to be back on the run.


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