I am trying to grow pumpkins and I was wondering if you have to grow it
on a hill like you grow most squash. What conditions do you need for
growing watermelon? Also, do pumpkins and watermelons grow in
Watermelon like sun, heat, and water (they are about 90% water). They do
like their space, about a foot on each side of the vine. If you can keep
most the plant in the sun (it ain't easy some times) they'll probably do
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Sow seeds _in_ a hill, not _on_ a hill.
Sowing 'in a hill' means three seeds close together, as opposed to sowing in
a row (i.e., corn, beans, carrots), where the individual seeds are sown x
For watermelon, sow 5 - 7 seeds in hills about 6' apart, then thin to leave
the three best plants.
Seeds in a hill...
x x x x
x x.....6'...... x x
Seeds in a row...
x x x x x x x
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