cantaloupe fruiting!


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I have 2 very tiny baby melons on my vine. Anything I should be alert to keeping them thriving? I took a plastic crate and took a large black trash bag and put it inside and pretty much wrapped it and tied it to the bottom. Then I took a small white trash bag and put it inside it again but wrapped it around the 4 corners. Then put my soil mix with my cantaloupe inside and on top I put a few inches of perlite. I intend on bringing it inside at night.
 
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Well done! I was trying my hands at melons. Two seedlings are still struggling ..
 
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I'm trying melons also. No fruit yet, but I food see several flowers the other day. How long after the flowers before you had fruit? I intend to get some little stands for them.
 
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Ooops, my melon plants are still out to drink water i.e. RAIN! Must take them in. Must be too late now!
 
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My parents used to spend their winters in Harlingen. :) That's on the gulf side... I think it should be warm enough by now to leave them outside at night.

Hmm... @Chuck? :confused:
Its always warm or hot here. Very very rarely do you see winter. Winter for us is like 55 - 60 F
 
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I was doing it for bugs but momma said no lol I had to keep it, but since then I went from 1 main shoot to 7 shoots.
 

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