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Nylon stockings to support vertically grown Cantaloupe. ~~~ trendy

Nylon stockings to support vertically grown Cantaloupe. ~~~ trendy

Gardener Tom LeRoy grows melons in his small garden by placing them in a stocking tied to a trellis, so the vine can grow vertically.

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Gardener Tom LeRoy grows melons in his small garden by placing them in a stocking tied to a trellis, so the vine can grow vertically.

Growing Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons    Homegrown Cantaloupe and Honeydew offer an explosive taste that doesn’t compare to their store-bought cousins. The key is plenty of moisture, sunlight, and heat. Melons demand two to three months of heat, which makes growing them in northern regions challenging, but not impossible.

How to Grow Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons. This takes a lot of room. Last year our vines got to about 20 feet long and we only had a few melons. There is going to need to be a lot of vines to get a lot of melons!

How to Grow Cantaloupe in 11 Steps

Grow Cantaloupe

Tips on growing cantaloupe: Protect the fruits as they begin to grow. Cantaloupes growing on ground vine runners need to be positioned off of the soil. Place the fruit on mulch or pedestals, such as upside down cans or pots.

We did this last year in our garden. They grew up our chain-linked fence w no prob! Not sure if they're necessary, but cantaloupe hammocks make me feel better.  ;  )

We did this last year in our garden. They grew up our chain-linked fence w no prob! Not sure if they're necessary, but cantaloupe hammocks make me feel better.

Growing Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melons

Cantaloupe plant spills out of a raised bed and spreads on the ground where it produces fruit. To prevent rot, the fruit rests on gravel mulch instead of on the bare soil

How to transform a cattle panel into a garden trellis. The trellis is so easy to make and really sturdy. Great for growing vegetables vertically | Frugal Family Home

DIY Garden Trellis

Here's a great way to make your own trellis. This trellis is a great way to extend your gardening space. Grow your vegetables vertically. This trellis is easy to make and folds for easy winter storage. IN A RAISED BED

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