Gardening The beauty of a little garden July 27, 2014 100000questions Leave a comment I have a couple of raised beds and planted some lovelies in it. This sweetie has a long way to go. Probably another 3 or 4 inches and then it will start turning red. Melothria: These little babies are referred to as Mexican Cucumbers, Mexican Gherkins, and so on. Tiny little things that make a beautiful vine. When I get enough, and they’re beginning to produce, I want to make some sweet pickles. Melothria. The tall one has about a 10-day start on the others, but all of them are beginning to produce. For more information regarding the very interesting plant identified above, see Garden Betty’s blog or The Modern Farmer. And let’s not forget the tomatoes. I’ve already picked about 10.