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Corn leafCorn leaf
Big Smile dwarf sunflowerBig Smile dwarf sunflower
OreganoOregano
Butternut squash blossomButternut squash blossom
Butternut squashButternut squash
Baby cantaloupeBaby cantaloupe
Cantaloupe stem and flowerCantaloupe stem and flower
Baby watermelonBaby watermelon
Watermelon stem, flower and tendrilWatermelon stem, flower and tendril
Sungold cherry tomatoesSungold cherry tomatoes
Purple Cherokee heirloom tomatoesPurple Cherokee heirloom tomatoes
  • Corn leaf
  • Big Smile dwarf sunflower
  • Oregano
  • Butternut squash blossom
  • Butternut squash
  • Baby cantaloupe
  • Cantaloupe stem and flower
  • Baby watermelon
  • Watermelon stem, flower and tendril
  • Sungold cherry tomatoes
  • Purple Cherokee heirloom tomatoes

One of the most interesting things we’ve noticed in the garden is just how many of the plants are covered (and I do mean covered) in tiny hairs. I’m not a plant biologist so I’m not sure what purpose this fur serves, but I am sure there is some greater purpose behind it.

Have you noticed this, too? Can anyone enlighten us on why this exists?

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