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‘The Watermelon Man’ shares knowledge of growing melons

Is watermelon a fruit? The powers that be says it is. I have learned enough over my 70-plus years to write a book on this subject. I have read many articles by self-appointed experts that should be publicly whipped. I wear the title of “The Watermelon Man” given to me as a gift that I earned. I would like to clear the air about this blessing handed down to me. The watermelon is native to Africa. From planting to cutting is about 80 to 95 days. It does best in loose sandy soil that is a little acidic. Our soil here ...

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