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Square Watermelons?

Post  Laurie Lou on 3/9/2012, 9:12 pm

My little guy was watching youtube garden videos with me--and there were a bunch about growing square watermelons. Is this possible? I need to find out before we start planting--he already plans to grow a gigantic pumpkin like the ones hollowed out for some annual pumpkin boat race. (Did I mention that I can be really gullible sometimes?)

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Re: Square Watermelons?

Post  walshevak on 3/9/2012, 9:48 pm

Yes it is possible. I saw them in Japan. Makes it easier to pack for shipment. Check out this thread.

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t10303-interesting-way-to-grow-cucumbers

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Re: Square Watermelons?

Post  Noie on 3/10/2012, 12:36 am

Annual pumpkin boat race? Would that be the Pumpkin Regatta in Tualatin, Oregon? It sure is fun...but wet and smelly. They don't float all that well. I would love to grow my own someday, but how would I move a 1,000 lb pumpkin?


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Post  mschaef on 3/13/2012, 11:43 pm

My son wanted to grow them too and we did just one plant per 2 squares and water them like every day twice a day if it got really hot. We got 3 small watermelons and the we good. Hopes this helps.

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Re: Square Watermelons?

Post  morganfam7 on 3/19/2012, 2:06 pm

I have this page bookmarked because it has the plans to make a box for the melon to grow inside:

http://stresseffect.wordpress.com/2011/02/14/how-to-grow-a-square-watermelon/

I saw a youtube video where a guy was growing a bunch of melons in raised beds that were a good distance apart. The vines completely covered the area between the beds and he used a length of pvc pipe to find the melons.

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