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  • Ronald Chase

    this is just weird. #SquareWatermelon

  • PriceGirl5

    Must try this -- If you put a growing #watermelon in a square container, it will grow into a square shape! I've heard this works with pumpkins too! #square watermelons #gardening tips

  • Rita Keegan

    #gardening #watermelons.I have never seen square watermelons. Very interesting!1. Watermelon seeds (Try Sugar Baby variety)2. A square container 3. Plenty of sunshine and water 4. Grow Watermelons from seed: Plant your watermelon seeds 2-3 weeks after the last frost. Seeds should be planted about one inch deep in soil. Sow 2-3 seeds per hole.Once your watermelons begin to grow from the vine, you can transplant them into your square container. Your watermelon must be able to "breathe.

  • Katie Schiffgen

    Square Watermelon, Japanese farmers save refrigerator space by growing watermelon in square boxes. Why don't we do this in the US of A?

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How to grow watermelons: They do not like "wet feet" but they need at least an in of water each wk. You can trellis up watermelon plants, and once the plants set fruit, support the burgeoning melons with slings, which can be made with cheesecloth, nylon stockings, or old T-shirts. If the sling completely covers the fruit, it provides protection from insects. In addition to saving space, trellising improves air circulation and helps prevent disease.

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Square Foot Garden. Very well organized, like the companion plants, good mixing of different nitrogen pulling plants throughout the space, wouldn't place the potatoes and watermelon in a square foot garden like this and I don't think they listed supports for the peas.

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But would this keep my possum from gnawing them all? Hmm. Every year the possums come and chow on everything, except our pumpkins. : )

This not only looks cool, it is way superior to having your pumpkins over run your entire garden!  I love that the pumpkins are dangling in the air!