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How to Make Watermelon Rind Pickles

How to Make Watermelon Rind Pickles

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You can make the most of your watermelon harvest by picking the rind to enjoy later. Here's a simple method for making these sweet refrigerator "pickles."

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Recipe: Watermelon Gazpacho Salsa

Recipe: Watermelon Gazpacho Salsa

Our in-house chef Sarah shows you how to create a simple yet delicious salsa.

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How to Freeze and Preserve Watermelons

How to Freeze and Preserve Watermelons

Watch the team fit lots of fruit into the fridge, and in no time at all.

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How to Harvest Watermelons

How to Harvest Watermelons

How do you know when a watermelon is ready to pick? And how do you pick when it's ready? You'll learn how to do it all in this episode.

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How to Care for Watermelons

How to Care for Watermelons

The Homegrown / Homemade team gives its fledgling plants a perfect supporting cast.

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Straw Bale Gardening (Part I)

Straw Bale Gardening (Part I)

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Having read Straw Bale Gardens, by Joel Karsten, I was ready to try growing in my first straw bale.

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The Year of the Watermelon

The Year of the Watermelon

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Thanks to the National Garden Bureau, 2013 is the Year of the Watermelon. New varieties, like ‘Harvest Moon’, are sure to be a big part of the celebration.

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What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

What Watermelon Varieties Are You Harvesting This Summer?

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Mark Twain once said, "When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat." You'll get no argument here.

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How to Grow Watermelons

How to Grow Watermelons

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Make room for the sweet crunch of watermelons. They can even be coaxed to grow up trellises in smaller gardens.

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Make Room for Moon and Stars and Golden Midget Watermelon

Make Room for 'Moon and Stars' and 'Golden Midget' Watermelon

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These are the two heirloom watermelons in my garden this year.

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In Praise of Watermelons

In Praise of Watermelons

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National Watermelon Day is August 3. What better time to try a new recipe or carve a masterpiece?

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How to Grow Sweet Watermelons

How to Grow Sweet Watermelons

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I don't remember when the law started declaring the differences between fruits and veggies, but the law is the law. You can always continue to call watermelon a fruit in the privacy of your own home (I think).

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Strawberry Watermelon Soup

Strawberry Watermelon Soup

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This soup makes a refreshing first course for a summertime meal.

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Watermelon Smoothie with Cardamom

Watermelon Smoothie with Cardamom

This simple, summery drink can be made lower in calories by substituting plain yogurt for the ice cream and adding a little sugar.

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Curried Watermelon-Rind Relish

Curried Watermelon-Rind Relish

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This relish can turn a basic warm egg salad sandwich into fancy fare.

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Watermelon Salad with Habañero and Basil

Watermelon Salad with Habañero and Basil

Serve this sweet and spicy fruit salad with grilled fish or chicken.

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Wet and Wild Watermelon

Wet and Wild Watermelon

Ideas for using watermelon include a smoothie, a salad, and a relish.

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Video: How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

Video: How to Pick a Ripe Watermelon

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When is a watermelon ripe to pick? Watermelons don't continue to ripen after they're harvested, so you have to know how to tell when they are ripe. Here's how to pick a ripe watermelon.

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