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Watermelons need a lot ofWatermelons need a lot of water. In fact, water makes up 92% of the fruit. Instead of frequency, go by the moistness of your soil. You want to always have the soil moistened to a depth of 6 inches, given those deep roots. Watermelons need an immense amount of water during fruit set and development.

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