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The Pros & Cons Of Setting Up Bat Houses

Sure, you need to be careful around bats carrying diseases, but attracting these animals to your farm can do wonders for your land’s overall health.

The mystery melon looked like a cantaloupe on the inside, but not on the outside. Photos by Jessica Walliser

Picking Melons and Watching Bats

We just picked our first two melons of the season and enjoyed them with our dinner. I couldn’t remember what kind they were so it was kind of thrilling to cut into them and find out what was inside. The outside looked nothing like a cantaloupe, but that’s exactly what the inside looked and tasted like, only not quite as sweet.