Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man. Super easy-to-grow too! Also known as "Mexican Sour Gherkin".
You won’t have to buy new soil for raised beds if you top them off with shredded leaves, as above. Give the leaves a light sprinkling of alfalfa meal, cottonseed-meal, or another organic source of nitrogen to help hasten their decay