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Watermelon Types – What Are Some Common Varieties Of Watermelon

Watermelon Plant Varieties: Common Types Of Watermelon - There are over 50 different varieties of watermelon, most of which you have probably never partaken of or seen. There are likely several watermelon plant varieties you would love to plant in the home garden. This article will help with that.

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Bugs On Watermelon Plants – Controlling Watermelon Pests In The Garden

You’re not the only one who enjoys a little watermelon in the summertime – there are lots of bugs that do, too. In this article, you will find a simple guide to the most common pests of watermelon plants in the garden.

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Watermelon Plant Spacing – How Far Apart To Plant Watermelons

Spacing Watermelon Plants: How Much Space Between Watermelons. Some pre-planning will help you be successful with these "picky" plants.

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How to Save Watermelon Seeds for Planting

Seeds saved from the fruits of your garden's non-hybrid watermelon plants (Citrullus lanatus) can grow into new plants the following season. Different varieties of watermelons can ...

How to grow watermelons: They do not like "wet feet" but they need at least an in of water each wk. You can trellis up watermelon plants, and once the plants set fruit, support the burgeoning melons with slings, which can be made with cheesecloth, nylon stockings, or old T-shirts. If the sling completely covers the fruit, it provides protection from insects. In addition to saving space, trellising improves air circulation and helps prevent disease.

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Watermelon Plant Spacing – How Far Apart To Plant Watermelons

The finicky watermelon requires not only optimal temps but specific conditions for premium production, including proper watermelon plant spacing. So what is the correct way to space this melon? Read the following article to find out.