Answer: Burpee does sell a row cover material, but it's more of a garden "blanket" to protect from frosts. You can purchase lighter weight Reemay from Gardener's Supply (1-800-863-1700) A row cover would be fine for the first part of the growing season; you will need to remove it when the plants begin flowering to ensure pollination. You should be able to grow any variety of the plants you mention--you might check with your neighbors to see what's grown best for them in your particular climate and soil conditions. One note: the melon fly causes unique problems for you in Hawaii. You might want to contact your extension agent at 808-622-4185 for pest control recommendations. Also, there's a company called "Plant it Hawaii" that specializes in plants for your climate. Their number is 808/966-6633.
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