How many watermelon seeds should I plant?
Sow 6–8 seeds per hill, later thinning to 3–4 plants per hill. Sow watermelon seeds ½-inch deep. Water seeds into the hills after planting.
What happens if you put too many seeds in a hole?
What happens if you plant watermelons too close together?
How much space do I need to grow watermelons?
What is the spacing for watermelon?
What can you not plant near watermelon?
Avoid planting them near other crops that will shade them. Include flowers like dill, chamomile, cosmos and pineapple sage to attract predatory insects that eat melon pests, including beetles, caterpillars and aphids.
Can I plant cucumbers next to watermelon?
Can I grow watermelon in raised bed?
What is the best companion plant for watermelon?
Can you grow tomatoes and watermelon together?
Can you plant watermelon in pots?
Do potatoes and watermelon grow well together?
Pole or bush beans are beneficial when planted close to watermelons because they increase the soil’s nitrogen. Interplanting melons with potatoes can have good effects, particularly if you mulch the potatoes with straw.
Can I plant cantaloupe and watermelon together?
Can you plant corn and watermelon together?
Can you grow peppers next to melons?
Can I plant marigolds with watermelon?
Should watermelon vines be pruned?
Why should you not plant cucumbers near tomatoes?
Phytophthora blight and root rot are more serious issues as these disease pathogens can ravage both cucumbers and tomatoes. Plants can be treated with commercial fungicides as a preventive measure, but it’s better to just use good cultivation practices.