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When are melons ready to pick?

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There is nothing better than biting into a ripe, juicy melon on a warm summer day. Living in Alexandria, summertime wouldn't be complete without enjoying this tasty fruit while spending some relaxation time by the lake.

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As a gardener, it seems so easy, just plant, grow, harvest, cut and eat. The most important step of this process is harvesting; it may also prove to be the most challenging. Harvesting is key, once the melon is harvested, it will not continue to ripen.

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