Thump your watermelons, and other tricks to let you know if they are ripe
Anyone who’s spent a few summers in Texas likely will agree that splashing into cool water and biting into a sweet slice of watermelon are two of the best ways to abate the blazing heat. It is glorious that this nourishing, hydrating and delicious fruit ripens just in time for our tripledigit July days.
Perhaps you planted watermelons in your garden this spring, anticipating the day when you could share your home-grown melon at a cookout. But how do you tell when the fruits are ready to harvest? Timing is important because melons won’t sweeten
Open Door Preschool takes a field trip to Sustainable Food Center’s garden, where watermelons were growing.