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Beginner Gardening: Watermelon agony and tomato ecstasy

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Tucson, AZ
(Zone 9b)

July 15, 2012
10:31 PM

Post #9206687

This is my second summer to try Malili watermelons. Last year the darn things never got fully ripe. This year I thought one looked ripe but when I cut it open it was still white inside. So I determined to leave the melons on the vine forever and a day if I had to, but the bugs got them first and I ripped out the whole plant. I'm done with that variety.

However, my Prudens Purple tomatoes have ripened in full scorching Tucson sun, and I am head over heels in love.


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SE Houston (Hobby), TX
(Zone 9a)

July 16, 2012
11:05 AM

Post #9207321

That make me so not to wanna ever cut open a watermelon again in life.
Virginia Beach, VA

July 16, 2012
12:22 PM

Post #9207451

You can make pickled watermelon or eat neat like a cucumber. Do not throw them away. They are delicious!!!


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