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#198755 - April 3rd, 2008 at 10:15 PM Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9  
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I've never grown Watermelon or Cantaloupe (on purpose) before. Is it too early to plant the seeds? I was going to start them in tray packs so if we get some cool nights I could bring them in. The watermelon is Sugar Baby and the Cant is Golden Delicious.


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#198805 - April 4th, 2008 at 02:16 AM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: cricket]  

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no, it's not too soon. i would have started mine by now if i hadn't decided not to do much this year.

#200182 - April 10th, 2008 at 12:11 AM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: ]  
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My cantaloupe& watermelon seedlings aren't doing too well despite the good weather. They are suffering from root rot.I will plant again in May.


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#200314 - April 10th, 2008 at 01:22 PM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: emdeGardener2]  
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I planted my cantaloupe and watermelon seeds last weekend. I figured they might be poking up by now, but they're not.


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#201265 - April 14th, 2008 at 02:49 AM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: cricket]  

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up to 10 days... maybe a little longer.

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#201316 - April 14th, 2008 at 08:23 AM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: ]  
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I'm going to try again and plant more cantaloupe and watermelon seeds this weekend.


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#201403 - April 14th, 2008 at 03:10 PM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: emdeGardener2]  
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You were right. It took about 10 days for them little boogers to come up. Now I gotta figure out where to put them. My garden is already full of peppers and 'maters. I thought about tilling in front of my garden and putting them in there. It looks like I'm going to have SO many, though.


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#205803 - May 1st, 2008 at 01:52 PM Re: Watermelon & Cantaloupe Zone 9 [Re: cricket]  
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I've never grown watermelon or cantaloupe. I just bought 4 plants of each. Haven't put them in the ground yet will probably do so this weekend. Any tips on growing them etc.

Lori


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