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Melon Growing Basics | Seed Starting, Transplanting, Culture, Harvest Indicators, Storage & Shelf Life
Learn the basics of successful melon growing, with information on diverse netted, or "winter" melon types, from the Johnny's melon research and trialing team. Includes information on melon seed-starting, transplanting melon, melon culture, important type- and variety-specific harvest indicators, as well as best storage conditions and shelf life of ananas, Charentais, canary, cantaloupe (muskmelon), Crenshaw, galia (tropical), honeydew, Piel de Sapo, and Asian melon types. Read More
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Melons (Cucumis melo) | Growing Instructions / Technical Production Guide (PDF)
Follow the instruction in this Tech Sheet (#8224) for successful production of Cucumis melo melons from seed, including details on site selection, direct-seeding as well as indoor seed-starting for transplanting, culture, pest and disease prevention, and harvesting. Read More
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Farm Visit: Mark's Melon Patch – Dawson, Georgia | Johnny's Selected Seeds 40th Anniversary
Johnny's Farm Visit | Mark's Melon Patch – Dawson, Georgia. Mark Daniel started his melon business in his junior year of high school, growing 5 acres of watermelons on his family's row crop farm in southwestern Georgia. "It had never entered my mind that I was going to do this as a living," he says. "I was going to be an ag engineer. But when I started looking for jobs, the idea of working for somebody else just didn't interest me. So I've been doing this for 32 years now..." Read More
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Cucumber Beetle Lure Instructions | Tech Sheet (PDF)
Follow these simple instructions for using Johnny's Cucumber Beetle Lure for enhanced protection from this common pest of cucurbits (e.g., squashes, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins). See instructions for units needed per area to be monitored, replacement requirements, and efficacy time. Read More
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