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297877.  Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:07 am Reply with quote

dr.bob wrote:
Does make you wonder just what he was expecting it to taste like.

It is a hilarious quote, but itís one any gardener will understand; for various practical (as well as less measurable, emotional) reasons, home-grown fruit generally tastes very noticeably better than shop-bought. Presumably he was expecting a fresh banana - rather than one that had spent weeks on a container ship - would reveal the true taste of the fruit. But of course, this expectation failed to take into account variations in soil and climate.

298233.  Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:58 pm Reply with quote

The work I did on limes/lemons/scurvy for the DVD might fit in here if it hasn't already been used.

312528.  Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:06 am Reply with quote

The national vegetable of Oklahoma is the fairly-fruity watermelon.


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