How to Ripen Melons After Pulling the Plants?

Answer It is best to allow melons to ripen fully on the vine, but an inexperienced picker may pick a melon too early. A melon picked before peak ripeness will ripen marginally after being removed from the... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Ripen Melons After Pulling the Plants

I now have over 30 tomato's on my plants will they hall ripen at once?

I doubt it "D", they ripen from the bottom of the plant upwards!

Gardeners: Is it better to ripen tomatoes on the vine or pick them when they are mature and ripen them?

Tomatoes ripened on the vine do taste better and is what I would recommend (more tomato flavour), however you run a slightly higher risk that bugs will start eating away the tomato depending on whe... Read More »

How can you tell if melons are ripe?

Generally, you can tell if a melon (growing from the garden) is ripe when the stem turns brownish in color.

How to Grow Melons?

When warm weather and growing season arrives, a favorite sweet fruit of summertime are melons. These juicy treats are versatile and great to eat off the vine or in cooled dishes, and are full of vi... Read More »