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Post  sfg4uKim on 7/26/2012, 1:13 pm

Just harvested a 5 lb 3 oz honeydew melon today. There's another fairly large one just behind it. In addition there is a 3rd HD and a Sugar Baby watermelon all on the same vertical trellis using only the nylon mesh and no additional support.




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Post  llama momma on 7/26/2012, 5:27 pm

Hey that is terrific! Congratulations ! golly gee whiz
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Post  Goosegirl on 7/27/2012, 8:19 am

alrighta alrighta alrighta

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Post  littlesapphire on 7/27/2012, 9:18 am

Woo! That's great! I was wondering how well the nylon trellis would hold. Now let's see how well it'll hold my pumpkins... happy banana
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Post  southern gardener on 7/27/2012, 12:40 pm

wow! those are awesome! mine are all still golfball sized...don't seem to be doing much. Hopeful they'll take off! Let us know how they taste!!
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Post  CapeCoddess on 7/27/2012, 4:13 pm

Amazing! In MD, too! Well done!

I don't think I even have any golf balls on my melons yet. Next year they get a trellis so I can see what's going on .



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Post  southern gardener on 7/27/2012, 4:36 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:Amazing! In MD, too! Well done!

I don't think I even have any golf balls on my melons yet. Next year they get a trellis so I can see what's going on .



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Mine are golf balls on a trellis, on a vine that's about 1 1/2 feet long, so pretty easy to see lol. I planted some more in the "new soil" so hoping to get some growth! I think they look so cool growing vertical!!
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Post  countrynaturals on 9/4/2017, 1:29 pm

@sfg4uKim wrote:Just harvested a 5 lb 3 oz honeydew melon today.  There's another fairly large one just behind it.  In addition there is a 3rd HD and a Sugar Baby watermelon all on the same vertical trellis using only the nylon mesh and no additional support.
How do you know when to pick a honedew? I have a nice one about the size of a volleyball. I don't want to pick it too soon or wait too long, since it's the only one I have. bounce
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