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Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Horticulture mad-science offers a slew of marketing possibilities. How is it that our grocery stores aren't filled with Mickey Mouse shaped melons or, as in the case of Chinese farmer Hao Xianzhang, baby shaped pears?

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Xianzhang isn't the first to come up with the idea of young produce grown into a specifically shaped mold; the Japanese have been growing square shaped watermelons for the purpose of refrigerator space efficiency. And (as pictured below), decades ago an Ohio farmer grew a real-life pumpkin head. 

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

More examples:

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

Mutate Your Garden Spoils

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Wow. Growing square produce could revolutionize the efficiency of the food shipping industry.

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