Soak watermelon seeds in hot water – about 50-60 degrees. When the water cools, remove the seeds and soak for half an hour in a dark pink solution of potassium permanganate. Then plant the seedlings in prepared soil. Age planted in the soil of seedlings should be about 1 month, so plan the timing of sowing, depending on climatic conditions of your strip.
While the seedlings grow, prepare holes for planting in the garden. Within each pour some sand, ash, humus or compost. Top cover with wrap or glass to warm up. Grown to the desired condition sprouts watermelon plant in warm ground and not much zaglubljaja, otherwise it will rot.
Once unloading is completed, the ground around the seedlings over mulch and top covering materials. Then watering will need 10-15 days. After the flowers pollinate plants manually: in the middle of the day pluck the male flowers and spend them in the female. Pinch all lateral shoots, because the watermelon crop only the Central. Let's grow two shoots, then pinch the shoots, like tomatoes. If you leave on main stem 1-2 flower to grow large fruit, if 4-5 watermelons are smaller.
When the melons grow to the size of apples, take top, counting from the last ovary 6 sheets. Carefully vypilivaya weeds. Fertilize the plants with fertilizers, it is better to buy a "Healthy garden" Granules NV. Before you remove the watermelon, about 2 weeks before, cease watering. Then the fruit will be more sugary. If it rains and your watermelons are growing in the greenhouse and under open sun, cover them with foil, to not lost the sweetness and rotted roots.
Keep ripe melons were not fed on crows and magpies, covers crop covering materials, birds watching him.
Well under the melons to lay bricks when the fruits reach medium size. It gives extra warmth.