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Growing Watermelon

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13 Jun 17 Juan Crafford (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Is it neccessary to mulch my watermelon beds or can I plant the seeds without it. I live in North West
15 Jun 17 John (Australia - temperate climate)
Watermelons thrive with plenty of old manure and a good water supply. Mulch will help to retain water and keep the roots cooler.
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