Tips and Tricks for Growing Great Melons

Season #2 Episode #22

Welcome back to the podcast! This week we dive into adding one of Kellye’s favorite things to grow – MELONS! She will give you some tips and tricks to make your melon patch the most successful it can be and keep your patch producing all summer long. Kellye also discusses her tried and true varieties she grows in her southern zone 9 garden as well as new ideas on how and where to grow you patch.

*********************************************************************************************************************************************************** 1:25 – What you need to know in order to get started.

2:50 – Utilizing Grow Bags to keep grow your melons without sacrificing already dedicated garden space 6:10 – Which varieties does Kellye always grow and which NEW ones is she excited to grow

12:05 – Harvest time! How to know your melons are ready to pick

13:56 – How to stop pests from getting to your melons first!

15:30 – Kellye discuses her new class May is for Melons, you won't want to miss it! Links:

  • Grab Kelly's Top Tips for Growing Melons here
  • Want to utilize grow bags in your garden - grab some here
  • Ready to dive into learning even more about growing melons? Join Kellye in her May is for Melons class here
  • Grab your copy of the inaugural issue of In Season, the NEW magazine from Wild Child Kitchen Gardening, here


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