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Joined: 2009-08-08

My watermelons are all splitting open before they are ready to pick. Could this be because they are not getting enough water? At this rate I won't get one melon!


Joined: 2010-08-11
usually to much water at a

usually to much water at a given time causes this ....any large amounts of rain in your area lately ??

Joined: 2009-08-08

We are in a drought here in the South, but we did get some T-storms and over an inch of rain last week.

Joined: 2009-08-07
That is when tomatoes do that,

to dry, then a bunch at once!

Joined: 2009-08-08
We don't get enough rain!

Gardening in the South is a lot different than up North! I went to look for soaker hoses and the stores were sold out. Guess I will try to patch up the old ones, again.

Joined: 2009-08-07

Have the store call you when the next batch of hoses come in. That way you have them for next year..

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