plant a garden - Knowledgebase Question

Wilmington, DE (Zone 7A)
Question by joshdeschner
May 14, 2007
will cantalope and watermelon grow in a sand and dirt mixed area?

Answer from NGA
May 14, 2007


Sandy soils drain quickly so watering frequently is the only concern. As long as the area gets at least 8 hours of sunshine a day, and as long as you water as often as necessary to keep the plants from wilting, they should grow fine in a sandy loam.

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