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Beat The Heat ... With Watermelons

Growing Watermelons - Bonnie Plants

Sweet, juicy homegrown watermelons capture the magic of summer with explosive taste that puts store-bought melons to shame. Like their cantaloupe cousins, watermelons demand 2 to 3 months of heat to produce ripe fruit, which makes growing watermel...

Citrullus Lanatus

How did the watermelon get its common name? The produces a fruit that is about 93% water, making it the majority of it water, hence the name “water” melon. The “melon” part came from the fact that the fruit is large and round and has a swe...

Watermelon, Heirloom Seeds | Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co

Sow the seed one-half inch deep outdoors after frost-season is over and soil is warm. Soil should be rich and well-amended with compost or manure. Sow the seed 12 inches  apart, in rows 6 feet apart. They may be started indoors from seed no more t...

Watermelon

Phenolic compounds in watermelon—including flavonoids, carotenoids, and triterpenoids—make this fruit a choice for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant health benefits. If you had to pick a single nutrient from this anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ...

Watermelons: The Green Movement's True Colors: James Delingpole: 9780983347408: Amazon.Com: Books

British author James Delingpole tells the shocking story of how an unholy mix of junk science, green hype, corporate greed and political opportunism led to the biggest - and most expensive - outbreak of mass hysteria in history. In , Delingpole ex...

National Watermelon Promotion Board | Kids | Watermelon Facts

Watermelon is thought to have originated in the Kalahari Desert of Africa. The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred nearly 5,000 years ago in Egypt and is depicted in Egyptian hieroglyphics on walls of their ancient buildings. Watermelons we...

8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Watermelon

Watermelon is by far, one of the most powerful, body-healing fruits out there! The amazing health benefits of watermelon cover everything from your brain all the way to the cells in your feet. The best time to indulge in this fresh, succulent, ju...

Watermelon: How To Plant, Grow And Harvest Watermelon

You can use the soil you describe but you probably will not have great results. Sand does not hold water; water filters through it. "Water"melon plants need quite a bit of water as they grow; if there is no soil to hold the water around the plant'...

5 Good Reasons To Eat Watermelon This Summer | Green Prophet

Just can't wait to get your hands on some watermelon this summer? Well all for good reason. Image via dreamglow pumpkincat210 Summer is here, we are all melting in the heat and humidity of the Middle East, with our skin drying up so one of the mai...

The Health Benefits Of Eating Watermelon This Summer

Not only is watermelon delicious and refreshing but it also has numerous benefits to our health too. So lets take a look at the health benefits of eating watermelon this summer. Watermelon can be a wise addition to diets with their array of vitami...

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Beat The Heat ... With Watermelons

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Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients.