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watermelons ?

Post by Max2 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:37 am

For you folk's that live where the watermelons grow. What's up ? :D

I like to eat watermelon however I have not been able to get a good one yet all summer. There is always watermelon in the fridge, to show you how often I make a purchase. Is it drought ? or just early for them to be harvested ? question is ~ when should I expect the real deal watermelon to arrive here in Upstate NY ? Any input would be greatly appreciated :D

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Post by NEhomer » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:09 am

#richpeoplesproblems

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Post by ezzy333 » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:39 am

We have had seedless melons for a coulpe of months for 3 to 5 dollars each.
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Post by cohanzick creek » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:49 am

Come on down to South jersey lol
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Post by DonF » Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:07 am

I always have some GHermiston Seedless meelon around. The belly should be a yellow color. I got a watermelon from Bi Mart the other day. I though all Hermiston melon's were seedles! Not so!
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Post by Max2 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:12 am

NEhomer wrote:#richpeoplesproblems

Lol!
That's me the evil rich guy :D 57 work'n 6 days a week to make ends meet. :D I figure rather then Mickey-D's, Windy's, bags of chip's & coca cola I would opt for the more more healthy food fruits & veggy's so I a can keep myself fit for more work & the upcoming bird season that will be upon us in about a month.

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Post by Max2 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:19 am

cohanzick creek wrote:Come on down to South jersey lol
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I never think of NJ & watermelon. Interesting ~ I think south Jersey~ I think of quail. The garden state. Good sweet corn comes out of NJ. Tomato's also Definitely a grow state . I grew up part of my life in north Jersey.

..... could you mail me a melon :D I could turn you on to some grouse cover if you ever make it up to upstate NY

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Post by cohanzick creek » Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:06 am

We don't have that many Quill left down here in South. Jersey except what they stock but we have produce and yes the watermelon are really good but I can make a meal with corn mashed potatoes and fried tomatoes not healthy but really good. I think that's the only good thing about summer
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Post by MNTonester » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:37 am

It has been a long time since I've seen seeded watermelons for sale...and I'm of the opinion that the seedless ones are so less tasty than the seeded ones. I was told on another forum (when the subject of watermelons came up - if you can imagine that) that the seedless one grow to a more standard size and hence, better for the mass market

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MNTonester wrote:It has been a long time since I've seen seeded watermelons for sale...and I'm of the opinion that the seedless ones are so less tasty than the seeded ones. I was told on another forum (when the subject of watermelons came up - if you can imagine that) that the seedless one grow to a more standard size and hence, better for the mass market
I have raised both seedless and regular and find little difference. However, the sweetest and crispest were a seedless I have raised for the past 5 or 6 years. They totally impressed me.
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Post by DougB » Mon Aug 15, 2016 12:41 pm

MNTonester wrote:It has been a long time since I've seen seeded watermelons for sale...and I'm of the opinion that the seedless ones are so less tasty than the seeded ones. I was told on another forum (when the subject of watermelons came up - if you can imagine that) that the seedless one grow to a more standard size and hence, better for the mass market
Local Cub store generally has both, frequently sells half melons . Apparently if you remove a plug and fill the melon with vodka, you don't notice the seeds as much. At least you don't care as much.
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Post by greg jacobs » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:12 pm

Here in the Northwest, Hermiston is famous for their watermelons. They started with crimson sweet watermelons and developed their watermelons. They have seeds but a lot less than most verieties. Haven't had a seedless that comes anywhere close to being as good.

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Post by Max2 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:31 am

Now that it has been mentioned about no seeds. I have not encountered melons with seeds anywhere this year. Is it safe to say that a watermelon with seeds might be considered politically incorrect ? I keep bump'n these political threads out and they keep popping back up. :D

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Post by Urban_Redneck » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:59 am

DonF wrote:I always have some GHermiston Seedless meelon around. The belly should be a yellow color. I got a watermelon from Bi Mart the other day. I though all Hermiston melon's were seedles! Not so!
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